Stephen Crews

last updated 1/2/2018

Stephen G. Crews

Director, Executive Communications at The Harbinger Group

4500 N. Francisco, Chicago, Illinois, United States
HQ Phone:
(773) 463-2480

General Information


Combat Engineer - Army Corps

President - The Crew Communication

Executive Vice President - GolinHarris

Reporter and Editor - Chicago Tribune

Director of Marketing Communication - Hallmark Cards Nederland B.V.

Special Agent - U.S. Army Intelligence


bachelor's degree - Journalism , University of Illinois


Deputy Press Secretary - Mayor

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Welcome to The Harbinger Group

Stephen Crews
As director of executive communications for The Harbinger Group, Steve brings to bear a tremendous breadth of knowledge, honed through work with Fortune 500 companies and their CEOs, crisis and issues management experiences and front-line work as a journalist for the Chicago Tribune and a political staffer. With more than 20 years of experience, he currently specializes in speech writing and other senior-level writing assignments, issues management, presentation and media training and national media strategy and placement. Steve works side by side with executives and CEOs to help craft messages, articles, presentations and speeches for a wide range of situations. Before joining Golin/Harris, Steve was corporate vice president/public affairs and communications of Alberto-Culver Company, where he was responsible for corporate and investor relations, marketing support, employee communications and consumer relations. He previously was a senior vice president with Edelman Worldwide, managing accounts including Star-Kist Foods, 9-Lives, Ore-Ida and Volkswagen of America. Beginning his career as a reporter/editor of the Chicago Tribune, Steve later served as deputy press secretary of the Mayor of Chicago and as director of marketing communication at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, Missouri. Steve is a native of Illinois and for three years served in Korea and other posts as a special agent with U.S. Army Intelligence. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in Journalism.

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