Kelly, son of founder Eldon Crawford, began his career as a carpenter in 1980 and now leads his family’s company and a team of committed and loyal employees in a successful, ambitious direction. He graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Construction Technology, with experience in drafting. After graduating, he started in the construction field, learning first-hand employee relations.
In 1982, he became a superintendent, learning more aspects of the construction business. After 10 years in the field, he joined E.L. Crawford as a Project Manager/Estimator, learning more in-depth aspects of the construction industry. He currently resides in Savannah, Missouri with his wife, Kathy.