Crawford.Solutions is a results-oriented consulting firm founded by Dr. Bill Crawford, an organizational psychologist, a college professor, a business strategist, and a business leader and manager. Bill is also a frequent speaker at trade shows and conventions, as well as an author and blogger.
Bill, in addition to earning a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, has a Master’s Degree in Management, and Undergraduate Degrees in Human Resource Management and Administrative Management. His academic achievements have led to his being awarded lifetime membership in Alpha Chi, an honor society recognizing the top 10% of all college students, Delta Mu Delta, an honor society in Business Administration, and Psi Chi, an international honor society for Psychology majors.
He has served on the faculty of several colleges and universities for over 25 years. His primary areas of teaching have been on Business Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Management, and Leadership. He has also taught extensively on Marketing, Data Analytics, Management Science, and Entrepreneurship. Bill teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses, in-person and online. He has been recognized by both administrators and students for excellence in teaching. In addition to his teaching, Bill has served as the Chair of the Department of Business at St.Gregory's University in Oklahoma. Since 2018, Bill has served on the faculty at Oral Roberts University in addition to being the chair of both the Graduate and Undergraduate programs in the College of Business.
In addition to his work in education, Bill’s past includes working in management positions for retail, restaurant, and media companies. His professional work is characterized by growing top-line revenue opportunities by the creation of new products and services, increasing bottom-line profit by efficient and lean operations, and the development and growth of subordinates. He has consistently been recognized as an effective business development executive, an innovative, results-oriented manager, and a caring mentor who develops the gifts and talents of those in his team.
As a consultant, Bill has worked with clients in multiple industries and in a wide array of sizes, ranging from national and regional brands to working with independent retailers in all 50 states and several other countries on their staffing, strategy, marketing, and operations.