Prior to leading Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company, Mr. Crawford spent four years with the
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Company. He started as President of Asia Pacific and went on to become
Global President of Portfolio Management. While at Four Seasons, Mr. Crawford led a company
repositioning effort in Asia and oversaw all hotel development and operations for the region. As President
of Portfolio Management, he held responsibility for business and capital planning, along with the design
and construction of all new Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Mr. Crawford also oversaw the
growth of the Four Seasons branded residential business with $10B of forecasted real estate sales over a
five-year planning period. Mr. Crawford’s extensive industry experience and Ohio roots make him the
perfect fit to lead Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company and spearhead the Hall of Fame Village
powered by Johnson Controls project.
Mr. Crawford also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Texas Roadhouse. Michael Crawford and his wife, Kim, enjoy traveling, hiking, playing golf, and spending time with Michael’s
daughter, Kaitlin, who recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame.