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McCoy Family Speaker Series

Hosted by the Alderson & Griffin Center for Family Business & Entrepreneurship, the McCoy Family Speaker Series aims to enhance the success and impact of family businesses and entrepreneurs in the region and beyond. Established through a generous $1 million gift from McCoy's Building Supply, the series covers topics such as innovation, leadership and succession planning, and more.

Upcoming Event

Join us for a special conversation featuring Elizabeth Chand, Executive Director and Head of Family Office Resources at Morgan Stanley. Whether you are a family business owner, manager, employee or aspiring entrepreneur, you will gain valuable insights from this unique, interactive event with expert advice, peer-to-peer learning, and professional networking opportunities.

Friday, February 16 | 8:00 - 10:30 AM

Museum of Texas Tech University | Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium & Sculpture Court (West Side) 
3301 4th St. Lubbock, TX 79415

If you are unable to attend in person, the event will be accessible virtually through Zoom. A link will be sent upon registration.


Featured Speaker

Elizabeth Chand 
Executive Director and Head of Family Office Resources
Morgan Stanley 

Elizabeth Chand leads the Family Office Resource Generalist team and also covers the Central Region. As a FOR Generalist, Elizabeth provides specialized expertise to Financial Advisors and their UHNW clients, educating and advising across a broad spectrum of family wealth management concerns, including family legacy and governance, customized wealth education for the next generation, lifestyle advisory and concierge services, strategic estate and financial planning, and philanthropy management.

Most recently, Elizabeth worked with New York Life in their Advanced Planning Group. She worked with agents and their UHNW clients to advise them on issues of estate and legacy planning as well as business succession planning. Prior to New York Life, she ran a boutique estate planning law firm in Southern California working with high net worth families and businesses. Her practice focused exclusively on trusts and estates, probate, trust administration and tax. She has over 15 years of experience as an attorney representing individuals and business clients in connection with the development and implementation of sophisticated estate planning strategies and techniques. 

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. degree from Chapman University School of Law where she graduated Cum Laude. Elizabeth also holds her Series 7, 66 and 24 securities licenses. Elizabeth lives in the Dallas, TX area with her husband, four daughters and dog Zoe. 

McCoy Building Supply

About McCoy's Building Supply

McCoy's Building Supply is a fourth-generation family business. Started by Frank McCoy in 1927 as McCoy Roofing Company in Galveston, Texas, the company evolved into McCoy's Building Supply and grew across Texas and beyond under the leadership and vision of Frank's son, Emmett McCoy, and later, by Emmett's children and grandchildren. Today, McCoy's Building Supply has 85 locations, two millwork facilities and three internal distribution centers within a three-state area.