Craig is an attorney and real estate developer who focuses on creating and executing development strategies that turn important and challenging urban real estate projects into realities.
Craig is President of 21c Museum Hotels. 21c was founded on the belief that art drives commerce and is dedicated to expanding the 21c Museum Hotel concept by creating one-of-a-kind hospitality experiences through unique art, architecture, dining and entertainment. There is currently one 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky and others are in various stages of development around the country, including ones in Cincinnati, Ohio and Bentonville, Arkansas. In 2009 and 2010, 21c Museum Hotel was named the #1 Hotel in the United States by readers of Conde Naste Traveler Magazine's Reader's Choice Awards. Part of 21c since its founding, Craig oversees the daily operations of the company, including managing properties and developing the 21c brand in new markets.
As Counsel with Frost Brown Todd, Craig manages an ancillary business dedicated to securing and deploying new markets tax credit investments; this business has helped clients raise and invest over $200 million in low-income communities across the country.
Craig is on the University of Louisville Board of Overseers and on the Board of Directors of Republic Bancorp (NASDAQ: RBCAA).
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Craig earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and served as President of the Student Government. He then attended Harvard Law School and graduated cum laude.
Highlights & Recognitions
- Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers® 2013-2014
Civic & Charitable Organizations
- Metro United Way, Board of Directors, 2002 - present; Executive Committee, 2005 - present
- Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Board of Directors, 2003 - present
- Louisville Jewish Community Center, Board of Directors, 2000 - present
Non-FBT Publications and Events
Speaker: New Markets Tax Credit
February 16, 2005