Patrick Griffin


Mr. Griffin joined the company over ten years ago. He was elected to the Board in 2009 and is an officer of the company. Since 2012, Mr. Griffin has served as the Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations for Escalade, Inc.

Most recently, Mr. Griffin served as President of the Martin Yale Group. Based in southern Germany, he developed and executed a business strategy concentrated on growing the company’s information security sales with governments, large enterprises and strategic partners around the world. Previously, Mr. Griffin spent nearly three years in Germany as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Martin Yale International focused on expanding distribution in Europe, Africa, and Asia as well as increasing the scope of the information security product and services portfolio. Prior to Martin Yale, he worked in successive product management positions at Escalade Sports and contributed to gaining new product placements at leading retailers including Wal-Mart, Dick’s, Target, and Costco. Previously, Mr. Griffin served in marketing, business development, and strategic planning roles for several companies including the start-up Webcentric, Inc. where he developed relationships with key retailers and strategic partners helping to build one of the internet’s first successful comparison search sites,, and Koch Industries, Inc. where he worked in Koch’s strategic planning group analyzing the company’s petroleum businesses and evaluating expansion opportunities.

Mr. Griffin holds an M.B.A. and M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He was also graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas with B.A. degrees in history and economics.

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