Elon Simms

VP, Community Impact

Elon oversees Crane Group’s commitment to investing in good, which is to say, he leads our strategic community engagement, volunteerism, educational programs, non-profit board engagement, and charitable contributions. He also supports communications and helps to guide our DE&I efforts while working alongside the investment team on our social impact investment strategy. Elon finds joy in connecting and serving his community through his work each day. He’s served on a number of boards, including Franklin County Children Services, Besa, and the African American Leadership Academy, among others. He and his family love heading anywhere with clear blue water and white sandy beaches.

Education: Bachelor of Science, Social Work, The Ohio State University; Master of Social Work, The Ohio State University