Mr. Crane began his career with Lewis-Goetz in 1986, working summers in the Pittsburgh warehouse. After graduating from college IN 1988 he was hired full time in inside sales and moved to an outside sales position in 1989. He left the company in 1992 and spent the next 11 years with the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in various Sales and Marketing positions. Mr. Crane returned to Lewis-Goetz in 2003 to run its Southern Region. After guiding the successful turn-around of that region Mr. Crane was named President of the Company in May, 2006 and in January of 2008 added the title of CEO.
Mr. Crane has a B.S. in Political Science from Denison University and a Masters in International Political Economy from the University of Pittsburgh.
Lewis-Goetz is a distributor focused on providing fabricated industrial rubber products to its customers. Its 62 locations throughout the US and Canada serve the steel, coal mining, oil and gas exploration, petro-chemical, pulp and paper, construction as well as numerous other industries.