Michelle Griffin

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Michelle brings over 15 years of business experience. The majority of those years were dedicated to the Columbus, Georgia community as a local banker where she served in the areas of management, retail lending, training and development, sales, and operations. Michelle also spent time in human resource management and worked with the Georgia Department of Labor where she facilitated group workshops and provided guidance on the state unemployment and employment programs. Currently, Michelle and her family own a local business where she is responsible for customer service, business development, and human resource management. For her dedication to service and community outreach, Michelle has been recognized as a 5 under 40 professional as well as a distinguished woman in the community.


  • MS, TROY UNIVERSITY (Human Resource Management)


  • COLUMBUS BANK AND TRUST (Assistant Vice President, Banking Manager)
  • WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL (Credit Manager)
  • GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (Employment Services & Training Specialist)
  • TIC FEDERAL CREDIT UNION (Human Resource Specialist)


  • Member, National Society for Human Resource Management
  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management, Columbus Chapter
  • Advisory Board, Better Business Bureau
  • Volunteer, Chattahoochee Valley Boys and Girls Club
  • Member, Community Emergency Response Team
  • Board of Directors & Vice Chair, Past Member/Officer, Columbus Libraries
  • Board of Directors, Past Member/Officer, Chattahoochee Valley Regional Libraries
  • Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Young Professionals, Past Member/Chair of the
  • Leadership Enrichment Committee
  • Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Past Volunteer Small Business Committee
  • Ronald MacDonald House, Past Volunteer
  • Relay for Life, Past Volunteer
  • “Ladies Act This Way”, Late Marshall Middle School, Past Mentor
  • Recognized “ 5 Under 40” Columbus in the Valley Magazine
  • Recognized “Top Manager” Retail Branch Banking Group
  • Speaks within the community to local schools, organizations, and church groups, on banking, business, and leadership topics