DOUG MCCRIGHT

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DOUG McCRIGHT

Doug McCright has an extensive business background. He grew up on his family’s farm in Iowa, graduated from Southern Illinois Magna Cum Laude, and embarked on a career in agribusiness. He has experience in construction, agribusiness, the food sector, franchising and other industries. He is a veteran of five new business startups including one where, as the first employee and CEO, he took the company from start-up to $240 million in sales and nearly 1,000 employees in just three years. His experiences have led him through General Manager, Vice President, COO, CFO, President, and CEO responsibilities. He is an expert in rapid growth, operations management, strategic planning, business plan execution, budgeting, finance, “getting the right people on the bus,” and developing management teams.

Doug is a Harvard MBA, participates in long distance races including ultra-marathons, and is married with three grown children and one grandchild.

Recent Posts

Attitude and Gratitude

Given a choice, would you want to work around people with great attitudes who also express gratitude, or would you rather work in a company where… well, not so much. The answer is obvious, isn’t it? This week watch Digging Deeper as Dennis talks about the importance...

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Four Habits to Maximize the Effects of Recognition

Many of your employees, as much as we all wish this weren’t the case, take compensation and benefits for granted. After all, they can get competitive pay at any construction company, right? How then do you set yourself apart as a contractor that genuinely values...

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Passing The Torch

No matter how talented the entrepreneur, we all have a “shelf life.” For over 30 years, we at FBI have watched senior construction leaders stick around beyond – some well beyond – their effective leadership shelf lives. Doing so is detrimental in a host of ways, and...

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