Michael V. McCann is President and Founder of MVM Associates, Inc, a leading economic incentive management firm. Mike previously worked for the U.S. Department of Energy as a grant specialist where he managed multi-state energy conservation grant programs. Using this experience, he started MVM Associates in 1997, the first consulting firm in Pennsylvania to specialize solely in economic incentives such as grants and tax credits for private companies. Since then, Mike has overseen MVM’s expansion into the sales brokerage of transferable tax credits in Pennsylvania.
To date, Mike has helped hundreds of companies sell over $100 million in state tax credits. Mike is a board member of the Pennsylvania Film Industry Alliance. He also serves on the board of the Chester County Keystone Innovation Zone and the Delaware County Keystone Innovation Zone. Mike holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in environmental studies with a minor in computer science from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.
Debbie Byrne is Program Director at MVM Associates. She has been with the company since 2003 and has consistently and successfully assisted her clients on a variety of state programs with extensive concentration on the Keystone Innovation Zone program. She guides them in obtaining and utilizing their awarded grants and tax credits. Debbie’s extensive experience in developing professional relationships has opened the door for her to secure contracts and establish critical communications between Program Directors and our Clients. She enjoys meeting with companies and helping them plan for applying and selling of the tax credits through individual company meetings as well as seminars. Debbie continues to provide MVM Associates with accounting expertise and data management of the company’s operating system. Debbie is a graduate of Elizabethtown College where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
Ellen Henry is responsible for managing Pennsylvania tax credits sales for MVM Associates, often acting as a liaison between MVM and the State. Specifically, Ellen works with clients who are interested in selling and/or buying Research and Development, Neighborhood Assistance Program and Film Tax Credits. She expertly negotiates contracts and coordinates sales transactions from start to finish. An authority on marketing, Ellen brings many years marketing expertise to her position and can be counted on to create stylish promotional materials that represent MVM Associates’ service offerings. Prior to MVM Associates, Ellen worked as a Marketing Associate at the Graphic Arts Association. Ellen received her MBA in Marketing from La Salle University where she also completed undergraduate degrees in Marketing and Finance. She lives in Horsham, PA with her husband and 3 children.