Director of Business Development,
Rise and Shine and Partners
Crawford has been a member of the Bolder Options Board of Directors since 2013. Harnessing over two decades of diverse marketing, communications and management experience, he is able to channel his business acumen into helping impact Bolder’s unique dedication to serve youth from a healthy, active life skills approach. Crawford is currently the Director of Business Development at Rise and Shine and Partners, a Minneapolis-based brand navigation agency, where he oversees new business efforts. He’s also served on the Boards of a number of youth sports and Booster organizations, as well as The Friendship Project, which provides resources for single-parent households and low-income families in the Twin Cities southwest metro area. Crawford earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Minnesota, where he was a Captain of the Golden Gopher Football team. He lives in Eden Prairie with his wife, Sarah, and their two children, Devin and Vanessa.