A. Bruce Crawley
A. Bruce Crawley is president and principal owner of Millennium 3 Management, Inc. (M3M), a full-service marketing and communications firm, and a consultant to corporate and institutional clients. Prior to establishing M3M in 2006, Crawley served as president of Crawley Haskins Sloan PR & Advertising, which he founded in 1989. Prior to that, Crawley was employed at First Pennsylvania Bank, where he was senior vice president and director of public and investor relations. He also served for three years as the Bank's vice president and advertising director. An accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Crawley is also a past president of the National Association of Urban Bankers (Urban Financial Services Coalition).
Active for years in the Philadelphia hospitality industry, Crawley is a member of the board of directors of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), and served for five years as chairman of that organization’s board. He was also a co-founder of the Convention Bureau's Multicultural Affairs Congress and a founding member of the board of the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (Visit Philadelphia). In 1993, Crawley founded Philadelphia's African American Chamber of Commerce and served as that organization's chairman for 13 years.
Politically active, Crawley has served as a campaign manager and a communications consultant for numerous state and local elected officials, and served as primary communications consultant to John F. Street, beginning immediately prior to his election as Philadelphia City Council president, through his two mayoral elections, and through his first term as mayor.
He currently serves on the board of Independence Health Group, the parent corporation of Independence Blue Cross, where he is a member of the Executive Committee and the chairman of the board-level Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.
Crawley also serves as chairman of ABCF, a foundation which manages the Collaboration for IT and Communications Excellence, in Ghana. He is a former board member and chair of the Brand Management Committee of the Children’s Literacy Initiative, and also serves as a member of the city of Philadelphia’s Office of Economic Opportunity Advisory Committee. In addition, he is a former member of the board of The Claridge Casino Hotel.
Crawley is also a former trustee of his alma mater, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, and served for nine years as a member of the board of trustees at St. Joseph’s University, in which capacity he served as a member of the board’s Executive Committee and chair of its Enrollment and Marketing Committee. He also currently serves as a member of the board of visitors of the Haub School of Business, at St. Joseph’s.
Active in community and civic affairs, Crawley is also a former chair of the Urban League of Philadelphia, a former member of the board of trustees of the National Urban League, and a former chair of Philadelphia's UNCF Telethon. He is chairman of the board of Richard Allen New Generation, and a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.
Crawley holds a B.S. degree in marketing management from St. Joseph's University ('67) and a master's degree in journalism from Temple University ('83). In 2004, he was named to the Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication Alumni Hall of Fame. In 2014, he was inducted into St. Joseph’s University’s Haub Business School Hall of Fame.
On May 21, 2022 during St. Joseph's University's graduate commencement ceremony, Crawley was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree and served as the commencement address speaker.