Business 100 – 2019

Brian T. McGuinnes/24Seven Enterprises Group

Brian McGuinness is the CEO for the 24Seven Enterprises Group of Companies. Brian has held this position since joining the organization in 2014. In his tenure with the business, Brian and the team have grown the group to over five times the size it was when he arrived. Previously, Brian had a 20-year career with United Parcel Service (UPS). Brian, who is a second-generation Irish American with ties back to the McGuinness and Brady families of County Cavan and the Donovans of County Cork, feels his Irish heritage has taught him the importance of respecting individuals and getting to know the people around him. “Some of the most important things we have are our family, friends, coworkers…the people around us. We don’t know how much time we have together…more reason to make the most of every moment,” he says. Born in the Bronx, Brian obtained his B.B.A. and M.B.A. in international business, with a minor in mathematics, from Iona College. He also studied at the Marino Institute of Education (Dublin) and the Irish Institute for European Affairs (Leuven Belgium). He lives in Fishkill, New York, with his wife Chen, son Patrick, and daughter Maura.