Chief Executive Officer, Griffin Communications Group
A 38-year veteran of the strategic communications industry, Gwen is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Communications Group. Since launching the agency in 1997, she’s led the Griffin team in developing and executing strategic communications campaigns and programs for both consumer and trade audiences. As CEO, Gwen focuses on strategic planning and advocacy for the agency and its clients.
A powerhouse with an undeniable reputation in the aerospace sector, major global brands and industry leaders have trusted their communications to Gwen and her team – including NASA, Blue Origin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA-Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, Conrad Foundation, Aldrin Family Foundation, Association of Space Explorers, Million Air, Amazon Studios, Paramount Pictures, LEGO, Sprint, Bodycote and CVR Energy.
Gwen volunteers her time to support economic and workforce development and STEM education. She serves as the Chair of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, Executive Director of Blue Origin’s Club for the Future, an executive member of the Space Center Houston Board of Directors, Chairman of the College of Sciences Dean’s Advisory Counsel at her alma mater the University of Central Florida, a Trustee of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, and the Advisory Board of the Conrad Foundation.
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 is based in the Houston, TX headquarters of Griffin.