The Keep It Local Maine Podcast

Episode 29: Kevin Hancock - Maine CEO, Author, & Speaker

March 11, 2021

This episode, we had a chance to talk with Kevin Hancock - CEO of Hancock Lumber, author, and speaker. He shared about finding his purpose through a painful experience, leadership, how we can all change the world, inspiration, and much more!



Kevin Hancock is an award-winning author, speaker, and CEO of Hancock Lumber Company - a family owned Maine business in operation since 1848 that is a six-time recipient of the “Best Places to Work in Maine” award, the Governor’s Award for business excellence, the MITC “Exporter of the Year” Award, and the Pro-Sales national dealer of the year. Kevin’s first book, Not For Sale: Finding Center in the Land of Crazy Horse won three national book awards. His second book, The Seventh Power - One CEO’s Journey Into the Business of Shared Leadership was released in February 2020. He is an advocate of strengthening the voices of all individuals - within a company or a community - through listening, empowering, and shared leadership.

You can find both of Kevin's books both digitally and physical copies on Amazon and also follow him on Facebook.



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This episode is sponsored by Fabian Oil, a family owned and operated business that offers heating oil and propane delivery, service and repairs. Fabian has been serving Central and Northern Maine with propane and oil for over 30 years. As a local Maine business, they cherish the relationships they have formed by serving the people of their communities. In 2019, Fabian entered the Southern Maine region with a heating oil acquisition and they have recently brought propane to the market. They are aggressive and would love to be your supplier. Give them a call 207-793-2044, visit, or follow them on Facebook.

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