Kipper Hesson


As Vice President of Vendor Relations, Kipper is responsible for managing all aspects of vendor relations, purchasing and product management strategies. He began his career in 2008, holding roles in plant operation, sales and purchasing before initially joining the Crawford team in 2013 as Industrial Wire Manager. Kipper was promoted to Director of Purchasing in 2015 and accepted the role of Director of Product Strategy for Wire, Cable and Conduit with Sonepar USA in 2017 before returning to Crawford as VP of Vendor Relations in 2020. He attended Marshall University, where he obtained his BBA in Business Management with a minor in Economics and is QMS ISO 9001 Internal Auditor Certified.

Favorite Quote:

“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” – Mark 10:45