Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you. Our staff will provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business. We are effective listeners, and are proficient in providing valuable feedback. Our number one priority is building long-lasting relationships with our clients.

Vicki Crawford

Vicki is a long time resident of Stark County. She graduated from North Canton Hoover High School and the University of Akron. After graduation, Vicki began her business career as an executive assistant in the oil and gas industry for the Belden and Blake Corporation. Her impressive organizational skills and awesome people skills allowed Vicki to excel in their organization.

During those years, she also worked part-time at the CIA. After a twenty-one (21) year career at Belden and Blake, the CIA was able to employ Vicki’s skills full-time. She has been, and continues to be a tremendous asset.

When she is not busy working, her hobbies include gardening, cooking, target shooting and attending sporting events. She loves entertaining her friends and family.

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Derek Crawford

Derek graduated from Jackson High School, where he played basketball and lettered in baseball. Derek earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Risk Management and Insurance from The Ohio State University.

Derek enjoys attending sporting events (mainly Buckeyes and Guardians games), traveling, golfing, and spending time outside with his dog, Bash. Derek and his wife, Emily, reside in Bath Township.

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Melanie Breedlove

Melanie is originally from Williamstown, WV and graduated from Williamstown High School. She then moved to Columbus, Ohio where she got her start in the Insurance Industry in 1996. A few years later, she made her way to Canton, Ohio and continued her Insurance career and graduated from the Jackson Bible Institute.

Melanie has been long involved in the community and volunteering. She enjoys traveling and has done many overseas missions trips. She loves people and helping raise her great-nephew. Melanie resides in Jackson Township.

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Tricia Davis

Tricia is a life resident of Stark County, and graduated from GlenOak High School. Her background in Customer Service includes retail, being an auto claim adjuster for G.E. Capital, and working in an insurance agency. She joined the Crawford Insurance Agency in 2017, primarily to focus on maintaining agency records.

Tricia is married to her high school sweetheart, Michael, and resides in Plain Township with their two dogs. They are proud parents of their daughter, Meghan, and her husband, Kevin, who live in Columbus.

In her spare time, Tricia loves cardmaking and organizing anything. She started a Card Ministry at her church in order to supply hand-stamped smiles to shut-ins and people that are in need of support.

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Bridget Patesel

Bridget is a graduate of GlenOak High School and Stark State College. Prior to joining our agency in 2023, Bridget worked for Smith-Reiss Insurance, Assured Partners, and Oswald Companies.

In 2004, Bridget obtained her insurance license and the CISR Elite Designation in 2017. She is on the Board of Light After Loss, is a member of the National Alliance, and enjoys non-profit and mission work.

Bridget and her husband Andrew live in Plain Township with their three sons: Hayden, Jensen, and Linken.

April 9th, 2019 by Crawford Insurance
April 9th, 2019 by Crawford Insurance