Tom Crawford

Tom Crawford has been in the Financial Services Sector for over 45 years and is considered one of the most successful financial services executives in the country. Currently he is CEO and President for his own company, Crawford Corporate Coaching in which he coaches C-level executives and owners in the art of building successful business environments.

Tom is known as a problem solver and builder of success in companies. The Crawford Management System is the system that has made him a highly sought after executive coach and speaker. Tom’s system had been the primary vehicle that has allowed him to turn around six major corporations and build, from the ground up, a profitable publicly held personal lines insurance company.

He has had major impact at Allstate, CNA and Prudential, where he served as President, CEO and Chairman of their Property and Casualty company. He also served as President of Prudential’s U.S. Distribution organization. In 1984, Tom built Southern Heritage Insurance Company from the ground up, which was bought by Geico in 1991. As President and CEO of Crawford and Company, his success was reflected in the attainment of the second highest appreciation rate in mid-cap stock value for 2008. Tom recently retired from his position as Chairman of the Board at Crawford and Company to expand his own company, Crawford Corporate Coaching.

Tom is and has served on numerous industry boards and is often asked to give commencement and keynote addresses. In 2007, Tom received the prestigious Turknett Leadership Character Award for integrity in leadership.

Tom Crawford – Career Biography