Matt Crafton

Rogers Office

(479) 636-4838

Matt Crafton, P.E., LEED AP

President + CEO

Rogers Office

(479) 636-4838

Matt Crafton is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Crafton Tull.  After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, Matt started his career as a civil engineer in the U.S. Air Force, where he managed the design and construction of many projects for Air Force missions around the world, serving in both Operation DESERT STORM and Operation RESTORE HOPE (Somalia). 

In 1998, he transitioned to the Air Force Reserve and came to the company his father, Bob Crafton, co-founded. In his early years with Crafton Tull, Matt managed several large highway design projects and rose to the position of Chief Operating Officer before the Crafton Tull Board of Directors appointed him to the position of CEO in 2009. Today Matt oversees the operations of Crafton Tull’s nine offices and provides quality control on a variety of engineering projects.

He holds Professional Engineer licenses in seven states, is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, the past president of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arkansas, past chapter president of the Arkansas Society of Professional Engineers, and past chairman of the Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce. He is a deacon at First Baptist Church of Rogers, serves on several local nonprofit boards, and retired from the Air Force Reserve at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He and his wife, Kristi, have four children.


Master of Engineering - University of Texas, Austin

Bachelor of Civil Engineering - U.S. Air Force Academy


2015 NWA Business Journal C-Suite Award

2011 Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineering Inductee

2010 ASPE Engineer of the Year

2002 ASPE Young Engineer of the Year

2001 NWA Business Journal 40 Under 40

1994 U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Design Award

1993 U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer of the Year