Tommy Griffin has been appointed general manager at All Brands Refreshments in Hattiesburg following a year of training for the role. Griffin was former owner of Griffin Egg Company, a three-generation family business that he sold due to his deployment to Iraq.
A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Griffin served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Multi-National Security Transition Command and also held several other military leadership positions during his more than 28 years of service with the United States Army Reserve, including Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Battalion Staff Office, Brigade Staff Officer and Division Staff Officer. Upon retirement from the military in 2009, Griffin worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative and was a two-time winner of the Circle of Excellence award in 2012 and 2014.
Griffin is a member and elder at Venture Church in Hattiesburg, where he also serves on the Youth Leadership Team and as an Adult Growth Group Leader and children’s Sunday school teacher. Griffin has also served as a board member for Extra Table and Gap Village. He is a member of the following organizations: Hattiesburg Area Development Partnership, Mississippi Automated Merchandisers Association, Southeast Automated Vendors Association and National Automated Merchandisers Association.
Griffin, a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and Mississippi State University, and his wife Caren have three children: Thomas, Reid, and Eve.
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