Richard McCree Jr. Outstanding Male of the Year 2009

ORLANDO, Fla. (September 15, 2009) – Richard McCree Jr., President/CEO for McCree Architects & Engineers, was recently named Central Florida’s Outstanding Male of the Year in Orlando Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 competition.

The designation, awarded annually, recognizes the most successful young executives in the Central Florida area. Each candidate’s business accomplishments are augmented by high-profile leadership positions in community endeavors. McCree, a first-time nominee, was chosen among over 150 candidates as the Outstanding Male of the Year.

After McCree graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1993, McCree worked at Peninsula Engineering, Inc. while obtaining his master’s in business administration at Rollins College. McCree joined the family business in 1996 as an estimator and has since progressed through the ranks to his current position as President/CEO.

In addition to his duties at McCree, McCree was recently invited to join Lifework Leadership’s Board of Directors. He is also involved with Valencia Community College Foundation, Committee of 100, Orlando Rotary Club, Orlando History Center and Junior Achievement.

Currently in its 83rd year, McCree, Inc. 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 employing architects, engineers, and contractors all under one roof. For additional information on McCree, please visit