After graduating from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in production and operations management, Bob Hoying went onto play in the National Football League for six years. He returned to central Ohio and befriended Brent Crawford during a chance pairing on the golf course in 1998 where soon after the two men partnered together to form Crawford Hoying.
As a Principal at Crawford Hoying, Bob plays an active role in guiding the company’s $750 million in new developments. He analyzes new opportunities for Crawford Hoying development projects and interfaces with municipality officials and other stakeholders as projects are being developed. Bob also oversees ground up development through construction to help direct early commercial office and retail leasing. In addition, he leads various aspects of the day-to-day business including marketing, property management and financial feasibility analysis on Crawford Hoying projects.
Bob is very active in the central Ohio community, currently serving on The Ohio State University Center for Real Estate Advisory Board and previously on Central Ohio’s YMCA Board. He was elected to the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008, is the winner of the Draddy Award, considered the "Academic Heisman of College Football," and was named to the Ohio State All Century Team of 2000.
Bob resides in Dublin, Ohio with his wife, Jill, and their four children.