Griffin Capital Names Brandi Gordon Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Griffin Capital Company, LLC ("Griffin Capital") announced today that Brandi Gordon has been appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources (HR). She will assume strategic direction and operational execution of the HR function, including talent management, organizational effectiveness, and leadership development.

Griffin Capital hires Brandi Gordon as new Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources

“We could not be more thrilled to have Brandi join us at Griffin Capital,” said Kevin A. Shields, Chairman and CEO of Griffin Capital. “Over the past seven years, she has consulted on our HR needs and has proven to be a highly knowledgeable professional who combines institutional experience with compassion, insight, and empathy, a unique combination of skills that will enhance the continued development and growth of our team.”

Ms. Gordon has worked as an external HR Consultant to Griffin Capital since 2011 and now joins the firm to lead and support people initiatives that will further the firm’s vision and employee experience. She has over 25 years of experience leading the human resources function in the financial and professional services sectors. Ms. Gordon joins Griffin Capital from ABD Insurance and Financial Services, where she managed strategic initiatives and fulfilled outsourced HR leadership roles as a senior HR Consultant. Prior to her consulting tenure, Ms. Gordon held senior HR management positions with Wachovia Financial (Wells Fargo), leading the development and delivery of HR for wholesale banking divisions. She has also served as an instructor for the Society of Human Resources Management.

Ms. Gordon stated, "I am excited to further my role in this new position, partnering with executives and employees alike, to advance Griffin’s workplace culture, one that values employee empowerment, engagement, and firm success. Griffin is well-poised within the industry, and I look forward to creating initiatives that support the evolving needs of the business while continuing to attract, develop, and retain a talented group of employees.”

Ms. Gordon earned a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communications and Human Resources Management from San Francisco State University and studied organizational development in the school’s graduate program. She holds SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications.

About Griffin Capital Company, LLC
Griffin Capital Company, LLC ("Griffin Capital") is a leading alternative investment asset manager with nearly $10 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017. Founded in 1995, the privately held firm is led by a seasoned team of senior executives with more than two decades of investment and real estate experience and who collectively have executed more than 650 transactions valued at over $22 billion.

The firm manages, sponsors or co-sponsors a suite of carefully curated, institutional quality investment solutions distributed by Griffin Capital Securities, LLC to retail investors through a community of partners, including independent and insurance broker-dealers, wirehouses, registered investment advisory firms, and the financial advisors who work with these enterprises.

Additional information is available at www.griffincapital.com.

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