Joe Crawford Director of Operations

The world of financial services is intimidating to everyday people – largely by design. My goal is to help change the lives of investors by replacing the industry’s omnipresent empty rhetoric and jargon with real, actionable truth.

Joe is authentically a “numbers guy” – not one who simply finds data when it’s convenient to support an argument, but one who balks at the notion of a financial services firm using gut reactions or intangible feelings in the place of the unbiased truth of numbers.

As Director of Operations, Joe oversees the portfolio management, reporting, and technology functions. He is also responsible for the administration of strategies and accounts for financial advisory firms that partner with Blueprint Investment Partners.

A problem solver by nature, Joe is an asset during cross-functional strategy sessions and leads a team responsible for managing:

  • Systematic investing processes
  • Account and strategy administration
  • Hardware and software
  • Performance reporting
  • Internal and external databases
  • Due diligence questionnaires
  • AUM flow dashboards
  • Account billing

He joined Blueprint Investment Partners in 2016 as an Analyst, advanced to Senior Associate in 2018, and was promoted to his current role in 2020.

Prior to joining the firm, Joe was an Analyst at IronOak Energy Capital, which is focused in cleantech finance.

Joe earned a prestigious scholarship, the James M. Johnston Award, to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Outside of work, Joe enjoys cycling, film, and playing music. He received his first guitar, a $10 flea market gift from his grandfather, when he was 14 and never looked back. His string instrument collection often makes an appearance in the background during team Zoom calls. Joe bleeds “Carolina blue” in support of the teams of his alma mater, and he also cheers for the teams of his hometown, Baltimore.

It's Saturday Night. What Are You Doing?

During baseball season, in the flag court at Camden Yards cheering for my beloved Orioles – otherwise, in an historic movie theater watching a classic repertory film or riding trains and bicycles around the Northeast Corridor as I visit friends