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Leadership Team


The Crancer Group is talented group professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do and do it with passion! Learn more about the unique individuals who are the driving force behind creating the Partners of Tomorrow.

Sherman Crancer


Sherman Crancer is the President of The Crancer Group who spent the past 5 years at Microsoft. As a high energy, fiscally conscious, and goal-driven technology executive, Sherman Crancer approaches each new business challenge with his intrinsic flair for innovation, creative problem-solving, and measured risk-taking to drive consistent bottom-line improvement. The selective set of partners Sherman Crancer works with grow on average 40% year over year. Focusing on business risk, profitability, differentiation, and creative marketing techniques as the pillars of his business practice.

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Richard Crancer


Richard Crancer is the Executive Vice President of Operations at The Crancer Group. Originally from the San Francisco Bay area, he now lives in San Diego with his family. Richard brings his many years of experience in the financial services/customer services industry to the organization.

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Andres Oceguera


Andres Oceguera is the Vice President of Business Development at The Crancer Group. Originally from the Bay Area, Andres chose to go south and graduated from UC Irvine with a specialization in Marketing. He has since held several jobs in the sales industry and has become an expert in customer acquisition. He deeply values the ability to foster and build strong relationships, please don’t hesitate to contact him.

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Brian Curnutt


Brian Curnutt is the Vice President of Partner Development at The Crancer Group, coming from a 5 year run at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist and Partner Development Manager. As a highly accomplished and collaborative executive in the IT field, he has sales, strategic alliance, B2B partnering, project delivery, project management and architecture/design experience. As a trusted advisor for over 20 years, Brian has delivered consistent success in planning, business development, risk analysis and leadership of programs, resources, and process innovations that establish industry precedents and contribute to productivity, efficiency, and bottom-­line performance.

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Melody Forstie


Melody Forstie is the Client Success Manager at The Crancer Group. She recently graduated from Cal State San Marcos specializing in a Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Melody looks forward to assisting our clients in their growth and development process in the Microsoft ecosystem. She has a professional background in strategic marking, online marketing, customer service, and sales. When it comes to customers, she ensures that a foundation of trust is created with in the relationship so success can be reached. She is an extrovert who is never scared to start a conversation and one you can always count on. 

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Jackie DieBold


Jackie is the Partner Development Manager at the Crancer Group. Growing up in a small town in Northern California, Jackie made her way to Orange County to attend Chapman University, double majoring in Strategic and Corporate Communication and Dance. In most recent years, her career focus has been in sales and recruiting for numerous industries. What she lacks in height, she makes up for in charisma and being able to understand the needs and wants out of a partnership. She looks forward to not only cultivate relationships with new partners, but also cherish the long term connections she makes.

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Junyi Chung


Junyi Chung is the Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) Moderator for The Crancer Group. He comes with experience in hotel administration using technology to make revenue impacting decisions. After recently graduating from a software engineering immersive program, he will be leveraging his new knowledge to enhance the learning experiencing for our CIE events. As an advocate for sports, such as softball, surfing, and kayaking, he understands the value of teamwork and collaboration, which he puts an emphasis on in his professional career.

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Our Mission at The Crancer Group is to help Microsoft Partners transform into the partner of tomorrow by creating a systematic and foundational approach to customer acquisition.




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