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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 is Everything

While it might appear to be a hackneyed cliché, attitude IS contagious, and your attitude affects others as you come in contact with them. It’s not what happens to you that matters. It’s how you choose to respond that makes a difference, and that’s all about your...

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Tom Brady and Creative Destruction

Super Bowl 55 is in the books, but what if we turned the clock back to Tom Brady’s first Super Bowl in 2002? What can we learn about changes in the business world during that short 19 year period, and what conclusions may we draw? Most importantly, what are the...

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Today’s Estimate

The construction industry is facing a bit of a slowdown. Now that competition is tougher and there are fewer projects available, how do you play to win? For many contractors, the first tendency is to shave estimates unrealistically to win more work. But is this a...

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