Bill Yeargin is President and CEO of Correct Craft, a 93-year-old marine industry company with manufacturing plants across the U.S. and distribution into seventy countries.
Under Bill’s leadership, Correct Craft has developed a unique culture of “Making Life Better.” Focused on people, performance, and philanthropy, the company has won all of their industry’s major awards including Boat of the Year, Most Innovative Product, and many others. One industry publication described the company under Bill’s leadership as being “on an aggressive improvement path, the likes of which the marine industry has never seen.”
A passionate lifelong learner, Bill has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, an MBA, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Bill has studied International Business at both Harvard Business School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), completed Lean Six Sigma programs through Villanova University, and is Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and DISC certified.
Bill has served on numerous for-profit and non-profit boards. Bill recently served on the Manufacturing Council, a group of about 25 business leaders who advise the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
Bill’s has personally received many of the marine industry’s most prestigious awards including his 2016 selection as Boating Industry’s “Mover and Shaker of the Year.”
Bill is a prolific writer who has been published over 200 times and authored two books. He has traveled around the world as a popular speaker at numerous conferences.