Minneapolis leadership and business Coaching

Stephen Crawford

Experience Leadership is an organization designed to inspire leaders to grow while enhancing their influence in the places they work, study, and serve.


About our founder

For the last twenty years Dr. Crawford has been instrumental in developing and training thousands of leaders seeking to improve their leadership skills. As a motivational speaker and trainer he has delivered inspiring messages to businesses, conferences, schools, camps, and rallies of thousands of audiences all over the nation and in 13 countries. With expertise in leadership development, teamwork, diversity, experiential education, and community transformation, Stephen challenges traditional thinking by inspiring change through creative experiences. As a consultant he has also assisted several businesses and non-profit organizations through coaching executives and managers, providing leadership training and staff development, and increasing profitability.


equipped to develop leaders

Stephen obtained his undergraduate degree in Urban Studies from North Central University, a Masters in Transformational Leadership from Bethel University, and graduated with a Doctorate in Global and Contextual Leadership from Bethel University.

positioned to make a difference

Stephen was the lead writer for the Urban Studies curriculum for North Central University. This community development curriculum has been replicated nationally for several other colleges and universities. For five years he taught courses for North Central University in the Urban Development and also served as an advisor for Urban Development majors.

Expanding beyond the world of business, Stephen has been heavily involved in community development serving leaders in nonprofit organizations.