History

Andrew Crawford, Jr. entered the independent insurance agency business with the purchase of the Dean T. Ford agency in 1944. The agency operated under that name until 1952 when the name was officially changed to Crawford Agency, Inc. The office moved to our present location of 55 South Forest Street, Geneva, Ohio in 1958, with an addition built in 1978 to accommodate our growing needs.

Andrew’s son Terry joined the agency full time in 1964 and son James came on board in 1969. Andrew served as President until 1969 when son Terry took over the Presidency and served until 1989 when he moved to Florida. Jim Crawford presently serves as President since he assumed the role in 1989. Elizabeth Deering joined the agency in 1967 and had served until 2017 as the Personal Lines Manager.  Elizabeth has retired after 50 years of service!   Kim Domino joined the agency in 1989 and currently serves as Personal Lines Manager.  Pat Traylor is our commercial lines manager and has been an agent for 42 years and with the agency for 25. Jim’s step-son Michael joined the staff in 1990. Michael serves as the Vice President of the corporation and has recently moved to commercial lines.