Ms. Crane is President and Chief Executive Officer of Crane Group Company. Since 2003, she has led Crane Group Company, a privately held, diversified portfolio company composed of businesses primarily serving the manufacturing and services markets, as well as managing investments in private equity firms and real estate and bond portfolios. She joined the manufacturer, Crane Plastics Company, in 1987 as Director of Human Resources and became Vice President of sales and marketing in 1993. Ms. Crane was named President in 1996. She previously served as Product Manager for Quaker Oats from 1982 to 1987, where she managed all aspects of multiple product lines.
Ms. Crane was appointed as a director for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in 2003. After serving as a director for five years, she was named chair of the board and served in that capacity for two years. She served on the board for Wendy’s International from 2003 to 2007, and on the board for State Savings Bank from 1993 to 1998. Ms. Crane is widely recognized for her and her company’s philanthropy throughout central Ohio.
Ms. Crane is an accomplished executive who brings a wealth of knowledge of the financial services industry and community support and investment to our Board.
Ms. Crane holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and finance from The Ohio State University and a master of management in marketing and finance from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Committees: Audit Committee, Community Development Committee (Chair), Executive Committee