CEO, Correct Craft
Bill Yeargin is President and CEO of Correct Craft, an 89 year old marine industry holding company with global operations. Correct Craft’s subsidiaries include Nautique Boats and Aktion Parks. Under Bill’s leadership the company has won all of the industry’s major awards including Manufacturer of the Year, Boat of the Year, Most Innovative Product, and many others. One industry publication described Correct Craft 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 both a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, an MBA and is a Certified Public Accountant. Bill has also studied international business at both Harvard Business School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has completed Lean Six Sigma programs through Villanova University, is Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) certified, DISC certified, and (just for fun) is a Certified Personal Trainer.
Bill has served on numerous for profit and non-profit boards and is currently part of a small group of business leaders who advise the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
Bill’s has personally received many of the marine industry’s most prestigious awards and was recently given the Governor’s Ambassador Award by the Governor of Florida
Bill is a prolific writer who has been published over two hundred times and authored two books. He has traveled around the world as a popular speaker at numerous management conferences, many of them focused on the marine industry.
Bill resides in Orlando, Florida. He is married with two adult daughters. Bill has travelled to all fifty US States over one hundred countries.