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 comprised of businesses primarily serving the manufacturing and services markets, as well as managing investments in private equity firms, and real estate and bond portfolios. Ms. Crane joined the manufacturer, Crane Plastics Company, in 1987 as director of human resources, and became vice president of sales and marketing in 1993. She was named president in 1996.
Ms. Crane 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. Ms. Crane served on the board of directors for Wendy’s International from 2003 to 2007. Ms. Crane and her company are widely recognized for their philanthropy throughout Central Ohio. Ms. Crane is an accomplished executive who is knowledgeable of the financial services industry and is deeply involved in community support and investment.
Ms. Crane holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and finance from The Ohio State University and a masters 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