PRESIDENT | CEO
Ben R. Crawford currently serves as President & CEO of ETI. Prior to joining ETI, Ben provided Industrial Services in Heat Treatments for 25+ years and worked for the three largest North American providers, Bodycote, Bluewater, and Paulo.
He has held titles of COO, Vice President and Regional Operations Manager directing up to $100.0 M in revenues, twenty-facilities and seven-hundred employees in three countries. During his time, he has guided growth, acquisitions and transaction events.
His experiences include working for publicly traded companies, private equity, and family-owned businesses. In 2018, he built Paulo’s first green-field plant in Monterrey, Mexico serving Brembo Brakes. Mr. Crawford participates annually raising funds for Tatum’s Bags of Funds helping local children with cancer. Mr. Crawford received a B.B.A. in Business Administration in 1992 from Indiana State University, his M.B.A from Bethel College, IN in 2002.
Director of Engineering
Anthony’s proven leadership ability and experience as an Electrical Engineer provide him the skill-set needed to take ETI into the future.
As the Director of Engineering, Anthony leads his team of engineers by providing an environment of energy and innovation with a focus on custom designed products and private label manufacturing for new customers.
Outside of work, Anthony enjoys working on his cars and spending time with family and friends.
Business Development Representative
Robin is an experienced professional with expertise in business development, relationship management, achieving customer satisfaction and highly adept at positive and productive collaborations with colleagues. Previously the Vice President of Business Development for the Largest Lender Service Provider, Robin managed Lender Relationships across the United States, excelling in Client Retention. Prior to that, and for the same company, as a Senior Relationship Manager, Robin assisted in obtaining financing solutions for over 500 small businesses across the states.
Outside of the office, Robin has a devotion for volunteering in her community, enjoying many activities, such as golf, hiking, kayaking and camping, and spending time with her family and friends.
Human Resources Manager
Pennie’s drive and organization are critical qualities in helping ETI and ETI FAB reach their business goals and in helping all of our employees reach their potential.
As the Human Recourses Manager, Pennie maintains and enhances the entire team of ETI companies’ human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources, programs, and practices.
When Pennie is not spending time at the ETI plant in South Bend or Westfield Indiana, she loves playing with her dogs, spending time with her family and working on her cars.