John Crawford, III is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer at Crawford Investment Counsel. John founded the firm in 1980. In addition to serving on the Equity Investment Team and the Bond Policy Committee, John is responsible for assessing trends and relative value among asset classes and establishing the firm’s overall outlook on the economy and markets. Prior to establishing the firm, Mr. Crawford spent ten years with Lionel D. Edie & Co., a New York based investment counseling firm.
John received his BA degree from the University of Georgia and his M.Div from Drew University. He was Chairman of the board at Drew University and has served on the investment advisory committee of the American Cancer Society.