Mr. Griffin has over 30 years of experience in accounting, auditing and financial reporting. Prior to his employment at the State Accounting Office, Mr. Griffin completed a nearly 25-year career with AT&T and its BellSouth Corporation and Cingular Wireless affiliates. He started his career as an auditor with Deloitte Haskins and Sells.

Mr. Griffin's professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the National State Auditors Association (NSAA), the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA), and the Alabama Society of CPAs (ASCPA).

Mr. Griffin graduated with highest honors from Auburn University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is married to Cynthia Griffin and has two sons, Scott and Brian.