Justin McClure Honored as 40 Under 40
Wichita Business Journal - Staff
August 1, 2013
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EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR/OWNER, JUSTIN MCCLURE CREATIVE
Place of birth: El Dorado.
Spouse: Shelly McClure. Children: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.)