- Bachelor of Science, Construction Sciences
- Kansas State University – May 1983
- 30 years in the construction industry
Don Crabtree founded Merit in 1991 and has been a major force behind success of Merit’s growth. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University in Construction Science. His years of experience in estimating, marketing and customer development have been instrumental in Merit’s growth to annual sales of over $35 million. Don owns 100% of the stock in Merit General Contractors, Inc.
Don’s strong community services involves Chairman of the Board for KCK Special Olympics (KCK Huggers, Inc.) – 18 yrs., Head track coach for KCK Kings Special Olympics, consultant to Hope Faith Ministries serving the homeless population, United Way volunteer, and current board member for ReEngage – “Transforming males into men”.