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Matthew "Griff" Griffin co-founded Combat Flip Flops in Kabul, Afghanistan. Griff specialized in developing solutions for companies growing business in "difficult" locations. A Graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in Engineering Management. Griff served in the 75th Ranger Regiment as a Rifle Company Fire Support Officer with three tours to Afghanistan and one tour to Iraq. Post military, Griff moved to the private sector as the Director of Military Sales for Remote Medical International and the director of Special Operations for Protect the Force. Griff currently serves as a logistics officer for Team 5 Foundation. In the off time, you can find Griff slaying powder on skis, dirt on bikes, or big game with carbon fiber arrows.

How Business Leaders Can Transform Communities with Matt Griffin

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Matt Griffin, CEO of Combat Flip Flops, shares his story of being in the military to starting his own business. He covers his time at Westpoint, being deployed into warzones, what led up to starting his company, appearing on Shark Tank, and the challenges and opportunities throughout. From his journey, Matt founded three principles to build by: 1) Never be ashamed of your size, 2) Business leaders are community leaders, and 3) Your personal ritual is everything.