Gwen Griffin – Chief Executive Officer
A 35-year veteran of the strategic communications industry, Gwen is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Communications Group. Since opening the firm’s doors in 1997, she has led the Griffin team in developing and executing strategic communications campaigns and programs for both consumer and trade audiences. As CEO, Gwen’s focus is on strategic planning for the agency and leading the business development charge.
A powerhouse with an undeniable reputation in the industry, major global brands and industry leaders have trusted their communications to Gwen and her team – including NASA, Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, Blue Origin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA-Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Conrad Foundation, Aldrin Family Foundation, Association of Space Explorers, Million Air, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, LEGO, Sprint, Bodycote and CVR Energy.
Earlier in her career, Gwen held positions such as Director of Marketing for NASA-Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Public Relations/Promotions Manager for Space Center Houston, NASA’s visitor center at the Johnson Space Center; and Area Marketing Manager for Southwest Airlines. She also worked for several other agencies, including Edelman Worldwide and DPW Public Relations.
Gwen volunteers her time to support workforce development and STEM education. She serves on the executive committees of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education and Space Center Houston board of directors, serves as the Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Counsel, College of Sciences at the University of Central Florida and is Director Emeritus of the Conrad Foundation. Gwen works from the Houston, TX headquarters office of Griffin.