Mark A. Griffin
Mark is married to Gail his wife and celebrated 25 years in marriage in 2011. Mark, Gail and daughter Emily reside in Lancaster County, PA with their Bichon Friese Buster. Emily is a High School student who enjoys dance, mission trips and preparing for business school. Gail is a graduate of Geisinger School of Nursing and practices nursing as an Oncology Nurse and is active with her Church family and Life Group. Mark and Gail’s son, Adam, is a young adult who works in IT and is a graduate of Central Michigan University and is newly married to our great daughter in-law Melissa. Mark enjoys extensive backwoods backpacking, frequenting the gym and enjoying time with family and friends.
After High School, Mark served in the United States Air Force and studied in the evening to receive his Bachelors degree in Human Resources Administration from Saint Leo University . Mark is proud that he finished the degree at the same time as completing his four year commitment. After being discharged, he returned to Pennsylvania where he quickly entered into the MBA program at Bloomsburg University while interning for Congressmen Kanjorski as a Military Liaison during the first Gulf War.
Mark then began his career working for medium and fortune companies. Having had a wonderful, impactful career Mark ultimately landed the position he aspired to his whole career as VP of Human Resources for an international company. You can read more about Mark’s career in Alan Collins HR Superstars interview that was conducted in 2010.
Having had an extensive career in Human Resources, he knows the impact of making wrong and hurtful decisions, decisions that quite frankly many fortune companies make that affect their people. Having been there and done that, he can help you not act inappropriately, but act within the values of you and your organization.
Mark has had the pleasure of working for Christian owned organizations, he knows what works and does not work, and most importantly he sees the world through the employee perspective! He believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, because after all, your employees are part of your company family.