Dana Lichty Joins Mccree as Director of Marketing and Communications

ORLANDO, Fla. (February 2, 2009) – Dana Tew Lichty recently joined McCree General Contractors and Architects, Orlando’s largest design build firm, as director of marketing and communications. In this capacity, Lichty is responsible for the implementation and management of the organization’s overall marketing and communication strategy, including public and community relations.

Lichty brings over 11 years of experience in marketing, sales and promotion of large-scale development projects to McCree. Prior to joining the firm, Lichty served as director of marketing and communications for Ustler Group of Companies. In this role, she focused her efforts on marketing the organization and its various real estate projects, as well as managing client relationships and coordinating new business development.

“Dana brings a fresh perspective and a passion for the development industry to our organization,” stated Richard McCree, Jr., President and CEO of McCree. “Her experience in real estate development and promotion has provided her with a keen sense of strategic marketing to ensure success of her company’s projects, and we’re honored to have her on our team.”

Lichty currently serves on the board of directors for the Downtown Orlando Foundation, and has been involved with several philanthropic initiatives for the nonprofit including the annual O-Ball event. Additionally, Lichty has dedicated time and energy to other charities, including Wheels for Kids and the Red Soiree benefiting the Ronald McDonald House. In 2005, Lichty was recognized as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.

Currently in its 82nd year, McCree General Contracts and Architects provides concept to completion design-build services for numerous project types and serves as Central Florida’s oldest design-build firm. With more than 1,000 clients, McCree is a truly integrated design-builder with architects, engineers, and contractors all part of the company. For additional information on McCree, please visit