Leadership is an art that can and should be learned, developed, and maximized within any organization. Everything rises and falls on leadership. Leadership is influence, nothing more nothing less.
For over 40 years, Dr. Griffin’s tract record as a proven leader has been exemplary both in the United States Army and as a Pastor in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. As a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker, he uses his expertise and experience to help leaders grow to their full potential.
Dr. Griffin obtained undergraduate degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; the Master, Divinity Degree from Erskine Theological Seminary, Due West, South Carolina; the Master of Science in Leadership with Walden University; and a Doctorate in Religious Studies from Ashwood University. In August 2016, Dr. Griffin received an Honorary Doctor, Divinity degree from St. Thomas Christian University, Jacksonville, FL. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of World Religions, University of Phoenix, as a Certified Trainer, Speaker and Coach with the John Maxwell Group, a leadership development consortium, and as the Director, Leadership Development, Louisiana Region Board of Christian Education.
Coupled with his John Maxwell Certification, Dr. Griffin has a Master of Science degree in Leadership Development, from Walden University and is uniquely skilled to assist corporate leaders in the areas of human resources development programs, middle and executive leader development programs, and mentoring practices within the workplace. Both his professional time as an Organizational Development Specialist within the United States Army, his tenure as Senior Pastor, and now his leadership as Presiding Elder within the CME Church uniquely gift him to assist leaders in resolving the ethical dilemmas of leadership and developing the cultural skills necessary to lead diverse, multi-cultural, organizations.
Dr. Griffin is also a community activist. He assisted the Webster Parish community in ensuring the J. L. Jones Elementary School remained open during the Webster Parish School Board restructuring process. As such he was appointed to the School Improvement Committee from 2010-2012 and received the 2010-2011 Minden District, LA Region Service Award. He and his wife also participated in the 2011 Fuller Legacy Build that helped build eight new homes in the Minden area.
Dr. Griffin has served as Facilitator at the 2016 Annual Leadership and Awards Convention, United Real Estate Corporation; guest speaker for the 2015 Freedom Fund Banquet, Minden Branch NAACP; Commencement Speaker, 2015 International Denomination Theological Center, Certificate of Theology Program, Grambling, LA; opened the 2011 Session of the Louisiana State House in Prayer as a guest of Senator Robert Adley; Speaker for the 2011 Black History Program, Minden Branch Social Security Office; Commencement Speaker, 2013 Summer Graduation Ceremony, Shreveport Job Corps Center; and Facilitator, Executive Public Speaking course, Southern University Shreveport Branch.
Dr. Griffin is also a member of both the Shreveport-Bossier and Grambling African-American Chambers of Commerce and the Southeast Georgia Minority Chamber of Commerce, Columbus, GA.; and an active member of the Minden Branch NAACP. He received both the 2011 Citizen of the Year Award from the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the 2014 Making a Difference Award from the Shreveport-Bossier-DeSoto Parish African-American Association.
Dr. Griffin is married to the vivacious Mrs. Marilyn McDowell Griffin, a retired educator of 31 years.
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