Founder & CEO
Certifications: CCP, CECP, MBA
Mr. Crawford has over 25 years of strategic compensation and corporate governance consulting experience advising over 250 public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Over the past 25 years, Mr. Crawford led his prior consulting firm as co-founder and President. The firm received several awards such as Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly Magazine for 10 years (twice ranked number one), The Top Consultancies in the US by Consulting Magazine, and America’s Top Management Consultancies by Forbes Magazine. That firm was successfully sold in 2020.
Mr. Crawford has been the co-author of three books on compensation, technical contributor to five books on compensation, as well as the author and feature contributor to over 200 articles on strategic compensation matters. He is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of compensation. Mr. Crawford has served on a number of boards and advisory boards, including several private companies, a university college of business, and several nonprofit organizations.
Over the past 25 years, Mr. Crawford has served as a faculty member, faculty trainer, curriculum contributor, author, and board advisor for WorldatWork, the leading accrediting body of compensation and benefit professionals in the US. His specialty has been variable pay and executive compensation. Mr. Crawford has also served as an expert witness on compensation matters for several high profile litigation cases in the US. As a result of Mr. Crawford’s significant experience in the boardroom, courtroom, and classroom, as well as the numerous accolades received by his firm, he brings a fresh, honest perspective to the ever-changing corporate environment.