Mr. Griffith holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MS in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas. He has also completed additional graduate work in mathematics, education, and management and marketing. Mr. Griffith gained extensive experience in operations, engineering, maintenance, and training during a 22-year naval career as an officer and enlisted man. His business experience includes serving as Chief Operating Officer for Insite Uptime Engineers, LLC; as COO for EKCO/GLACO, LLC; as Plant Manager for Chicago Metallic, LLC; and as President and COO of Pine Lake Cooperative, Inc. He also ran his own management consultation and training company for several years. Positions Mr. Griffith has held in higher education include Chairman (Dean), Division of Business and Technology, at Dyersburg State Community College; adjunct faculty at Christian Brothers University, Bethel College, and Jackson State Community College; and University of Arkansas Visiting Professor of Management in their Operations Management graduate program. At the high school level, Mr. Griffith has taught Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus.