Tampa, FL - October 19, 2020- John McRae, Kforce Vice President of Sales Operations, has been recognized as a 2020 40 Under 40 Honoree by the Tampa Bay Business Journal (TBBJ) for his commendable contributions to the firm over the last 15 years. Honorees from TBBJ’s list were chosen from about 500 nominations.
Before serving as VP of Sales Operations at Kforce, McRae spent nine years within the firm’s finance department which provided him a unique perspective to maximize impact in business transformation and operational execution. Today, McRae focuses on partnering with executives and leadership throughout the firm to implement and drive the successful execution of strategic initiatives. McRae assesses sales operations and infrastructure to determine what can be adjusted for optimal execution of firm strategy. McRae is passionate about leveraging data to tell stories that motivate positive change in performance, which has revolutionized business intelligence practices for Kforce.
“If I had to single out any specific lesson, it would be to always be solutions minded” says McRae. He continues, “I had a leader once encourage my team and I to only bring her challenges if we had potential solutions. It didn't matter if our ideas were wrong, as long as we had thought about a way to solve the problem… I have passed this lesson down to my teams, as I truly believe it was a turning point in my development along the way.”
Outside of Kforce, McRae serves as the Senior Pastor and Youth Ministry Director for his church, where he and his family invest time serving their community and mentoring others.
McRae holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from University of South Florida.
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