Bonnie Tompkins Crawford BA ’98
Bonnie Crawford BA ’98 shares that she was recently promoted to vice president and general manager at Umo Mobility. In news outside of work, Crawford was a member of a group of plus-sized women that climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in 2019. Crawford and her team’s journey can be seen in the film KILI BIG, which premiered in August 2021 at the Bentonville (Arkansas) Film Festival. Crawford also participated in Q&A session following the film. The Bentonville Film Festival amplifies underheard voices in entertainment, such as members of the female, nonbinary, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and differently abled communities.
Bonnie Crawford BA ’98 is senior product unit director at Cubic, a transportation technology company.
Bonnie Crawford BA ’98 writes: “I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in March 2019 with a group of 20 plus-sized women called the Curvy Kili Crew. Our climb was featured in Glamour magazine and on the popular podcast She Explores. Since returning to Portland, I have started work establishing a nonprofit to support the families of the amazing teams that help climbers reach the Roof of Africa. When I’m not climbing mountains, I’m vice president of client services for moovel, a global tech company serving the transit industry.”
Bonnie Tompkins Crawford BA ’98, after completing her expat assignment in Australia, accepted a new role as vice president of account management with moovel, a mobility technology company owned by Daimler. She and her husband, Preston Crawford BA ’97, live in Beaverton, Oregon, with their kitten, Sydney (named for their Australian home city).