A Catalyst for Change in Crawford County

The Crawford Partnership is a non-profit organization dedicated to making Crawford County a place where people seek to live and work through strategic economic and community development.

The Partnership is a catalyst for change in Crawford County, and our investors and leaders work strategically to improve our county’s business climate, quality of life, public safety, and educational attainment.


To listen, learn, and lead efforts to enhance the livelihood of families and businesses in Crawford County.


Crawford County will become a sustainable place in which individuals and families seek to live and work, businesses succeed, and public and private sector organizations collaborate effectively to meet the needs of citizens


Community Focused | Collaborative | Passionate | Proactive | Intentional

Our Staff

Gary Frankhouse
Executive & Economic Development Director

Erin Stine
Community Development Director

Sarah Herrle
Marketing & Project Coordinator

Sherri Tinch-Greter
Community Opportunity Workforce Development Director

Nancy Clutter
Administrative Assistant

Our Board of Directors


Todd Boyer
Ohio Mutual Insurance Group

Vice President/President-Elect
Cindy Wood
The Ohio State University – Mansfield

Tani Eyer
Eyer Stone, Ltd.

Brandy Hoepf
First Federal Community Bank

Business & At-Large Community Directors

Monica Bess
Bess Blvd. Real Estate Company, LTD

Joshua Fleck
Bucyrus Precision Tech

Jessie Furner
Bucyrus Area Chamber of Commerce

Chris Hiner
Park National Bank

Pat Hord
Hord Family Farms

Keith Hummel
Tramec Sloan, LLC

Dr. Chris Johnson

Miranda Jones
Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce

Kim Legge
Elliott Machine Works, Inc.

Doug Leuthold
Advanced Fiber Technology

Steve Reinhard
Reinhard Farms, LLC

Heath Watkins
American Family Insurance

Kim Winkle
Avita Health System

Public Sector Directors

Jeff Reser, Mayor
City of Bucyrus

Linda Pitt, Mayor
Village of Crestline

Tom O’Leary, Mayor
City of Galion

Ben Lash, Mayor
Village of New Washington

Doug Weisenauer
Crawford County Commissioners

Tim Ley
Crawford County Commissioners

Larry Schmidt
Crawford County Commissioners

Joan Wolfe
Crawford County Auditor

Township Association Representative