ProMotion Holdings CEO, Steve Crandall, has been a tireless and outspoken advocate for LGBTQ equality in the workplace since first arriving in Seattle in 1977.While a student at the UW, Steve was a member of the Gay People’s Association.
Steve worked full-time while putting himself through college, eventually landing the role of Emergency Room Manager at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center where he was one of the first openly gay employees and was active on the hospital’s employee advisory committee.During this time, Steve joined the Board of the Dorian Group, a Seattle gay rights organization.
As a student at Seattle U Law School Steve was a member of the Student Bar Association and founded the Gay Student Bar.During these early law school years, Steve’s passion for social justice and LGBTQ equality flourished: attending the first gathering of openly Lesbian and Gay elected officials in the US, being appointed to Mayor Royer’s newly formed Lesbian/Gay Task Force, serving on the SKCPHD’s Advisory Task Force on AIDS, working with the AIDS Prevention Project, and as President of the Lesbian Gay Democrats of Greater Seattle.
A self-described Dzserial entrepreneur,dz Steve’s passion for social justice has influenced his career path from the start. Steve currently serves as CEO of ProMotion Holdings a communications consulting and content technology firm with three divisions; ProMotion Arts, SRS Premier Realtime, and Prolumina.
Steve continues to be an active member of the community and is the current Board Chair of Seafair. Steve was instrumental in securing Seafair’s participation in the annual Pride Parade.He is Immediate Past Chair of Antioch University Seattle Board of Trustees, is a current board member of Seattle 4 Rotary, and serves on the GSBA Corporate Advisory Board. Steve is Past President of the Seattle Men’s Chorus/Seattle Women’s Chorus.