Jeremiah J. Griffin, LICSW, has held positions as the Chief Operations
Officer in two for-profit companies. He has held the position of Executive
Director in several not-for-profit social service companies and has
worked with the hardest to serve population in mental health, corrections,
youth services, community based venues and therapeutic communities.
Mr. Griffin, a Master Trainer, has also owned a private clinical practice.
Mr. Griffin, a founding member of The Austin Group, LLC, also serves
as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Griffin received a Bachelor of
Science in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University,
a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut, and his
License from the National Association of Social Workers - Academy
of Certified Social Workers. Mr. Griffin is a Licensed Independent
Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia.
Dr. Melvia L. Wallace has worked for Fortune 500 companies holding
positions in Finance, Organizational Development, Production Management
and Global Supply Chain Management. In the Human Services sector,
she has held positions as the Executive Director of a multi-site
national workforce development program and as Director of School
Based Services. As an independent consultant, Dr. Wallace has provided
leadership training and development to several Fortune 500 companies.
Dr. Wallace, a founding member of The Austin Group, LLC, also serves
as its Chief Operations Officer. Dr. Wallace received a Bachelor
of Science in Computer Science and Psychology from Duke University,
a Master of Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University and
a Doctorate in Adult Education from Rutgers University.