As Chief Financial Officer of Gaylor Electric, Jim Crews is leading the company towards its financial vision by developing personnel, systems, and infrastructure to effectively manage this dynamic organization. After graduating from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, with a B.S. in accounting, Jim immersed himself in the industrial/manufacturing world of business. Earning roles such as Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Finance early in his career – Jim soon earned a seat on the Board of Directors for the Indianapolis Young Presidents Organization, which led to his career with Gaylor Electric.
With a vision of exponential growth, former president, John Gaylor, recognized Jim as the correct individual to successfully structure the accounting department in preparation for what was to come. Jim has always fostered a team environment with a focus on meeting goals and requirements by working collaboratively regardless of job title, position, or tenure. Now with 35 years of experience, Jim continues to lead by example and values inspiring young talent to reach their goals. He also serves on various boards of directors of both private and civic organizations.