Justin McClure Honored as 40 Under 40


Wichita Business Journal - Staff
August 1, 2013


Age: 35.

Place of birth: El Dorado.

Spouse: Shelly McClureChildren:Bradyn, 9, Charlie, 7, Madelyn, 5, Lily, 3.

Where do you live? College Hill.

What was your first job? In the 4th grade I had a paper route with the Shoppers Guide in El Dorado. I folded the papers and delivered them on my bike.

Fantasy job: An owner of any MLB team.

Career highlight: Stepping out on my own and starting Justin McClure Creative.

Best business advice for others: Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do it.

What nonprofit boards have you served on? The Layla Grace Foundation.

Favorite book: Usually the one I’m currently reading, in this case “Executive Toughness,” by Dr. Jason Selk.

Favorite musician: Johnny Cash.

Favorite quote: “There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.” - Jim Lovell.

Person I would most like to go to lunch with: My wife and kids, every day.

Best show you’ve ever seen? 2009 CMT Music Awards and Game 7 of the 2011 World Series.

Favorite website: Vimeo.com.

How much time per day are you on Facebook? 15-30 minutes a day (before 7 a.m., after 10 p.m.). I use it mainly for promoting my businesses and just checking in with the rest of the world.

What is your Twitter handle?@mcclurecreative.

Are you on LinkedIn? Yes, besides connecting with people in my industry, it’s a great news source.

What kind of smartphone do you carry?iPhone 5.

Best app? Pandora and Sonos.

Hobbies: Coaching baseball and trying to fish.

Morning person or night owl? I am most definitely a night owl, I feel like it is the only time I can focus and not be interrupted.

Any tattoos? Maybe.

What is the farthest you’ve traveled from Wichita? Grand Cayman on our honeymoon.

What is your dream vacation? I would love to take my wife to Italy and drink wine and ride in a gondola down the canals. (She just wrote that.)

Justin McClure