CEO, Correct Craft, Orlando
Although it is based in Orlando, Correct Craft has 15 locations across the country, with about 1,700 employees and revenue of $750 million. The company, which dates to 1925, exports to about 70 countries. Along with incentive pay and continuous improvement, Yeargin asks employees to be “learners” rather than “knowers.” He always has a couple of audio books going and suggests books to workers. He has been CEO for about 15 years.
|EDUCATION||Florida Atlantic University (BBA), Nova Southeastern (MBA)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I really enjoy yoga and meditation.|
|WOULD CHANGE ABOUT FLORIDA||Lose the mosquitos!|
|NEW HOBBY||I read dozens of books a year and exercise almost every day. Since the beginning of COVID, I have used the time to write three books in addition to the two I have previously published.|
|ADMIRES||Duane Kuck, CEO of Regal Boats. He used his platform for good in our community.|