Mr. Larry Griffith has accepted the position of Vice President of Business and Finance at Geneva College. Griffith comes to the college from Alltel Wireless, where he most recently served as area president of south operations.
Griffith spent 16 years in leadership roles at Alltel, and holds extensive experience in profit and loss (P&L) responsibility, operations, cost control, sales, marketing, turnaround management, and business integration. He has also been recognized for his ability to lead by example, creating an environment that inspires high levels of performance.
“Mr. Griffith has shown himself to be a principled and highly motivated leader in his field,” says Geneva College President Dr. Kenneth A. Smith. “Given the current economic situation, the college is facing new complexities and uncertainties. We are confident that Mr. Griffith will help us guide the college’s financial decisions wisely and effectively.”
Prior to his career at Alltel, Griffith served as a lieutenant with the United States Navy. He graduated from Geneva College in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
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