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


Pat Hord
Hord Family Farms

Vice President/President-Elect
Todd Boyer
Ohio Mutual Insurance Group

Lisa Workman
Community Foundation for Crawford County

Anne Cole
United Bank

Business & At-Large Community Directors

Cindy Wood
The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Brandy Hoepf
First Federal Community Bank

Joshua Fleck
Bucyrus Precision Tech

Jason McMullen
Crossroads Original Designs

Jessie Furner
Bucyrus Area Chamber of Commerce

Miranda Jones
Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce

Malissa Nelson

Rick Niese
Niese Farms

Heath Watkins
American Family Insurance

Kim Winkle
Avita Health System

Kim Legge
Elliott Machine Works, Inc.

Tani Eyer
Eyer Stone, LTD

Monica Bess
Bess Blvd. Real Estate Company, LTD

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

Mo Ressallat
Crawford County Commissioners

Joan Wolfe
Crawford County Auditor

Township Association Representative