The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders, is the market’s most comprehensive product of people you should know in the business community. The 500 includes business leaders and executives who have founded or are running significant companies in terms of number of jobs, key products and services, experts who raise the level of the industry here and beyond and those who lead in the business community. The 500 is selected by the San Diego Business Journal newsroom.

Reid Harris Carr

CEO, Red Door Interactive

Reid Harris Carr is CEO of a full-service, data-driven marketing agency started downtown San Diego in 2002. The privately held, independently owned Red Door Interactive now has three offices with worldwide remote locations and more than 80 employees. In 2017, Red Door grew with new business that includes WD-40 Co., Igloo, Atrium Health, and Gogo. Carr was named to the Top 10 Most Engaged U.S. Agency Executives on LinkedIn.

ALMA MATER: University of Oregon

HOBBY: Soccer

FUN FACT: “Our entire six-person management team at Red Door has been together for over a decade (three of which over 14 years) in our nearly 16-year existence. This is very personal to me in that, in this family-owned business and as an only-child, we have weathered storms together, grown as executives together, celebrated or mourned many life events together, and have had a positive experience regardless of what is going on.”

BUSINESS ADVICE: “To be truly excellent at a few things, you have to be willing to be truly bad at a lot of things.”