Stephen (Steve) G. Crawford
Executive Vice President, Technology and Chief Manufacturing, Engineering & Sustainability Officer
Executive Vice President, Technology and Chief Manufacturing, Engineering & Sustainability Officer for Eastman. He is a native of Kingsport, Tennessee, and holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee. Crawford joined Eastman in 1987. He has held several leadership positions of increasing responsibility in both Manufacturing Operations and Technology. Prior to his current role, he held positions of Senior Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer, Vice- President of R&D for the Advanced Materials group and the Vice-President of R&D for Eastman’s Additives and Functional Products Business group.
Crawford is a member of the American Chemical Society and the Industrial Research Institute. He is on the Board of Directors of Launch Tennessee (Tennessee Technology Development Corporation) and is on the University of Tennessee’s Chemical and Bio-molecular Engineering Board of Advisors, as well as UT’s External Advisory Board for Research.
Crawford and his wife reside in Kingsport with their two sons.