From his time as Director of Industrial Development for two Kentucky governors to the most recent $185 million P3 projects for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Craig remains hands-on to ensure that aspects of the project are of the highest quality and to the client’s satisfaction.
During his time with the Commonwealth, Craig has helped to lead economic growth resulting in 22,000 new jobs and over $1,230,000,000 capital investment in Kentucky. Craig entered the private sector and began his career in 1986 doing build to suit leaseback projects. He founded CRM Companies in Lexington, KY in 1997 and has developed over 1,000,000 square feet of Class A Office space for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Bell South Mobility (AT&T), Smithkline Beecham, and other notable companies.
His developments are diverse, and he is experienced in retail for companies like Kroger and immersed in the hospitality industry as developer and owner of Marriott, Hilton, and Choice Hotels. He has a vast amount of experience in industrial development with developments for Toyota/Johnson Controls, Coors Brewing, and others.
He is currently the lead developer and principal at Red Draw in Lexington, KY.
Craig has served on the Board of the Lexington Center Corporation (Rupp Arena) as Chair and Finance Chair, the board of the Downtown Lexington Partnership, as well as 12 years serving on the Board of Eastern Kentucky University and most recently holding the position of Chairman of the Board.