Senior Development Associate & Planned Giving Officer
Mary E. Crawford serves as the Senior Development Associate and Planned Giving Officer for the Office of Advancement, where she oversees financial and budget reporting for the development office and the office of alumni relations, while also managing the planned giving efforts of the College. She came to Kentucky Wesleyan in 2012 from Illinois State University where she served as Director of Development for the College of Arts & Sciences. Prior to ISU, she was the Director of Advancement for Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. Before entering the field of institutional advancement, she served for many years as a hospital Controller. Mary is a graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and holds designations as both a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. She is married to James E. Crawford – they reside in Philpot and have 4 children and 13 grandchildren. The Crawfords are members of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church in Owensboro, where Mary sings in the choir and James teaches Sunday School.