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Bob McCall

President, Inspire High Performance, LLC

Bob McCall is president of Inspire High Performance, LLC, where he assists companies and organizations in building a culture of high performance, thus preventing injuries, saving lives, recognizing errors, and improving processes. Bob attended Tuskegee University and majored in Building Construction Technology.


He worked ten years with Bechtel Power Corporations in construction, maintenance, and operations of nuclear power plants, eight years for Alliant Entergy in Iowa at the Duane Arnold Energy Center.  Bob became the first African American Plant Manager when he was hired by Progress Energy to serve the Lee Plant in Goldsboro, NC; one year later he was promoted to General Manager for the Eastern Region Fossil Generation Department.

In that role he was responsible for five plants, traveling maintenance, engineering and project management. Bob had the opportunity to leave Generation and support Progress Energy’s Transmission department as General Manager of Asset Management and in Distribution as the General Manager of the Southern Region, as well as the Vice President of the Eastern Region in Energy Delivery where he was responsible for 13 operation centers, serving 350,000 customers.

After 33 years in the industry, Bob retired from Duke Energy as General Manager of Fleet Services, where he was responsible for managing over 13,000 vehicles and mobile equipment value over $600 million dollars, operating in six states with 58 locations.

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