Greg Graves is heading into retirement, relinquishing his duties as CEO of Burns & McDonnell, a title he's held at the engineering company since 2004. During his tenure, he quadrupled the company's employee count, and taken sales from $387 million to a projected $2.8 billion in 2016.
Greg Graves is the outgoing chairman and CEO of Kansas City-based Burns & McDonnell. After 13 years at the helm of the company during a time of impressive growth, Graves is now headed for retirement. This week, he sat down with members of the Urban Land Institute to share some of his biggest business lessons learned and give a glimpse into what his retirement will entail. As far as we can tell, he isn’t slowing down anytime soon.