Angela Crawford, PhD Joins Leadership Excelleration


Welcome Dr. Angela Crawford!

Leadership Excelleration Welcomes New
Chief Marketing Officer and Consulting Partner

Dr. Angela Crawford, Ph.D. has 27 years of cross-functional marketing and leadership
expertise with vast experience leading and developing teams in both academia and business.

CINCINNATI – July 19, 2022 – Leadership Excelleration (LE), a national executive coaching and leadership consulting firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is pleased to welcome Dr. Angela Crawford, Ph.D. as its new Chief Marketing Officer and Consulting Partner.

Dr. Crawford brings more than 27 years of cross-functional experience to the LE team with vast expertise in executive coaching, marketing strategy, sales, client and employee research, operations, leadership development, scalability planning and more. She specializes in helping organizations develop and implement changes that align with their mission and drives growth by improving customer and employee experiences simultaneously.

Dr. Crawford will join Leadership Excelleration on August 1 after most recently serving as Vice President for Digital, Graduate and Professional Programs for Thomas More University while concurrently leading her own strategy and customer experience consulting firm. At Thomas More, she designed, staffed and led a cross-functional team including enrollment and marketing. She also served as Founding Dean of Thomas More’s College of Business for two years, successfully leading the college to navigate through significant organizational changes. Dr. Crawford additionally taught graduate and undergraduate courses in strategy, innovation, organizational behavior and marketing at Thomas More, along with undergraduate business ethics and quality management at the University of Cincinnati.

Prior to starting her consulting business and shifting into academia, Dr. Crawford spent more than twenty years in senior level roles with Fortune 500 companies supporting healthcare, technology, financial services and retail. She began in operations then took on additional leadership roles in sales, marketing, customer experience and research where she grew her expertise in building new revenue generating business units and leading change for a variety of organizations across the U.S. and globally.

“We could not be more thrilled to have Dr. Crawford join our team and take the reins of our marketing growth strategy,” said Diane Egbers, Founder and CEO of Leadership Excelleration. “She is a proven leader with vast experience leading and developing marketing teams and creating strategic solutions to complex problems in both the business and non-profit sectors. Her unique skillset is such an asset, and we feel fortunate to have her acumen at the helm of our marketing efforts.”

Dr. Crawford holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Management from the University of Cincinnati, and a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Designing Sustainable Systems from Case Western Reserve University. In the community, Dr. Crawford serves as an executive coach for the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Women Excel (WE) Lead program and is an Ascent member for the Queen City Angels. She also has volunteered in various leadership roles within her church, hospice, CASA, NKY Children’s Home and others.

As Leadership Excelleration’s new CMO and Consulting Partner, Dr. Crawford will be responsible for all marketing efforts including developing strategies, systems, plans, budgets, branding, technologies, projects and more, while leading the team to expand and enhance LE’s overall marketing capabilities. She will also provide consulting services to LE clients including executive and leadership coaching, team facilitation, leadership development sessions, planning facilitations, talent management and organization consulting.

“I am passionate about helping organizations and people grow. I strive daily to do my part to help people live out their passions,” Dr. Crawford said. “I believe Leadership Excelleration is poised and ready to further expand its reach to help even more organizations increase their leadership capacity and succeed. I am so excited to join this incredible team.”

The Leadership Excelleration team uniquely specializes in nurturing the development and growth of business leaders and communities – helping others realize their potential to grow more, do more, and be more.

About Leadership Excelleration
For 25 years, organizations have turned to Leadership Excelleration (LE) to support the development of their top leaders. Leveraging a servant leadership approach, the LE team carefully and earnestly listens to the needs of each client and guides them to reach their true potential. LE specializes in executive coaching, leadership development, organizational performance, and develops personalized solutions, programs and tools that maximize talent potential to achieve and sustain high performance and optimal business results over time.