Bryon Griffin

Board Chair

Bryon Griffin’s career has been predominately in the technology space.  He’s designed CCTV and card access systems for nuclear power plants, architected and implemented multi-divisional computer network platforms for Fortune 500 companies, and has traveled throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Australia servicing and supporting software solutions that support employee collaboration. 

Prior to the technology bust of 2009, Bryon held the position of director at Novell (now Micro Focus), first in their Consulting Services organization then their Sales organization leading efforts throughout North America.  When the technology bubble burst in 2009, Bryon ventured into entrepreneurship by purchasing a Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees and Smoothies franchise.  Since that time, Bryon has also led the operations of a Central Illinois information technology managed services provider as their VP of Operations.

Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Bryon received his Bachelor of Science from DeVry University and his Master of Business Administration from Benedictine University.  Bryon currently resides in East Peoria, IL, and has two grown children and a grandson.  His interests outside of work are just as varied as his employment and includes SCUBA diving and automobiles.  While not a pilot, he does have a fascination with rotary aircraft.