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WILLIAM T. GRIFFIN
Tel: 724-799-4984
griffin@willgriffin.net

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE:

My interest is to locate an interesting opportunity, to utilize my varied and extensive skills and experiences.  To find an organization with whom I can continue to grow, who needs and who would greatly benefit by acquiring a multi-skilled manager, team player, leader and developer, with many years of entrepreneurial and administrative skills and experiences.

LATEST PROJECTS AND ENDEAVORS:

Will Griffin Fire Group (2005 to Current)  Acquired, developed, published and manage VFD-Funding.com, Municipal-Funding.com and forty-five (45) other top search engine ranking web sites, to assist fire/EMS departments and communities in obtaining the financing necessary to acquire apparatus, equipment, training, schools and infrastructure projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Will Griffin E-commerce (2005 to Current)  After enjoying a full thirty (30) days of retirement, initiated and expanded various web sites and e-commerce endeavors in the form of Will Griffin Fire for fire truck sales and financing.  Group consists of forty-five (45) top search engine ranking web sites, with substantial visitor traffic and sales.

Griffin Group of Nashville, Tennessee (1994 2004)  The Griffin Group served clients with their IT needs, from installations to disaster recovery planning.  The Griffin Group, through my efforts and the associates who went on to other prestigious positions and appointments, continues to provide the highest caliber of professional services to their clients and strategic alliances.   

Legal Administrator for Attorney Dennis L. Tomlin & Associates, Nashville, TN (1990-1993). Responsibilities: computer and data processing; database management; assemblage and editing of a wide range of legal documents (Motions, Briefs, Pleadings & Applications) and support documents for court and regulatory filings; adding medical and related archival research.

Administrative Consultant and Business Analyst, Nashville, TN and Daytona Beach, FL (1983 to Current) - As a subcontracting consultant, served accounts throughout the Eastern United States in varied capacities including: general administration, human resource management, funding, marketing & sales, computer analysis & programming, management in response to regulatory compliance, staff development & training, legislative lobbyist, alternative sentencing and probationary programs, public and private educational programs, political campaigns and general entrepreneurial consulting.

Special Magistrate/Pilot Program Administrator (1980 1983) - Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, with full responsibilities and authority designed, developed and implemented an alternative sentencing program.  Program developed Pennsylvania Alternative Sentencing Law, 1982, which is now the alternative community-services program used in every court in the United States.  I also consulted and lobbied the legislature for the Guilty But Mentally Ill Law in Pennsylvania, 1982

Director of Educational and Social Welfare Programs (1976 1980) - for two (2) suburban Salvation Army Community Corps centers in Tarentum & New Kensington, Pennsylvania during the decline of the Steel Industry. Initiated GED & vocational training programs, job banks, food pantries, crisis counseling centers, and inter-agencies referral networks

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

ADMINISTRATIVE

FUNDING & FINANCING

Corporate and Branch Office Initiations
Regulatory Reporting and Compliance
Human Resource Management
Staff Training, Development & Team Building
Budget Management & Cost Containment -
Project Planning & Implementation
Marketing Strategies and Campaigns
Computer Systems Programming & Administration
Venture Capital
Proposal evaluations & review for disclosure and regulatory compliance
Proposal creation, packaging & presentations
Banks & Lending Institutions

Grant writing,
Legislative lobbying
Design & fiscal impact analysis

EDUCATION:

For over 35 years I have participated in various workshops, seminar and conferences for maintenance and skills building: emphasis PC and client/server systems environments.

JFK School of Government, (1987) - Public Administration Certificate.

George Peabody College for Teachers, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (1983) - for "Process of Re-Education" as Institute Studies

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA (1981) - Doctorate of Education - Administration

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA (1979) - Masters of Education - Vocational Counseling

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA (1976) B.A. Psychology (Business Administration minor)

ACTIVITIES, HONORS & AWARDS:

Who's Who - International Guild of Professional Consultants gpc.org 1999-2001
Member - Roundtable Group of Scholars - Y2K Litigation Research Group 1999
Arkansas Traveler, by Governor Bill Clinton, 1990;
Colonel, Aide de Camp - Tennessee Governor Ned Ray
McWherter, 1987 & 1991;
Honorary Member of the Lt. Governor's Staff - Lt. Governor, John Wilder, 1986 & 1991;
Honorary Deputy Speaker, Senate of Tennessee, September 1991;
Honorary Member, Tennessee General Assembly, by the Speaker of the House, Ned
Ray McWherter, 1986;
7001 Career Association, Washington, D. C. 1985;

PUBLICATIONS,  PRESENTATIONS and WEB SITE SAMPLES:

Roster and Samples Available Upon Request

SALARY REQUIREMENTS:

Negotiable; per responsibilities, requirements, challenges, and other considerations

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