- Grew up in a third-generation family-owned manufacturing business
- Competed in the US Olympic Team Trials for swimming
Griffin began his investment career as an undergraduate working for Great Range Capital, a middle market private equity firm located in Kansas City, KS. During his time as a student, Griffin also served as an analyst for the RedTire program, an advisory and valuation initiative designed to help serve rural Kansas business owners looking to retire and sell their businesses.
After graduation, Griffin joined Deloitte Corporate Finance as an investment banking analyst in Charlotte, NC. Over the course of his experience at Deloitte, Griffin served on a generalist platform, gaining exposure to a broad range of sell side M&A processes across a variety of middle market clients both in the U.S. and internationally. Griffin also participated in capital raise and mezzanine debt processes while at Deloitte.
Griffin graduated from the University of Kansas with a BS in Finance and a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Griffin is a lifelong competitive swimmer who competed at the collegiate level and still swims recreationally in his free time. He currently lives in Dallas and enjoys spending time with family and friends, staying active outdoors, and keeping up with Kansas City sports teams.