J. Gregory Street is the grandson of popular Southern novelist (Mississippi) and short story writer, James Howell Street, who died at the age of fifty in 1954, and the great-great-grandson of Irene Elliott Benson, whose writing included a Camp Fire Girls novel series and several tales of the Jimmy-John twins.
He earned a BBA-Management from Georgia State University and is a Vietnam combat veteran, serving with “Quarterhorse,” the storied 1st Infantry Division’s 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1969–1970. In 1974, Greg pursued his long-held desire to fly and today is an experienced Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor with multi-engine and instrument ratings with thousands of hours of flight time. He’s an avid traveler and has visited five continents.
Greg is a manager by his education, discipline, and experience, and is an entrepreneur by temperament. He has co-founded three companies and sold two and shares ownership of the remaining firm with Chrisanne, his wife of over four decades. They have two children, three grandchildren and live near Atlanta, Georgia.