Mr. Mark Griffin of Lubbock, Texas, was appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to the Board of Regents of the Texas Tech University System on March 6, 2019. He is a member of the Facilities Committee and the Regents’ Rules Review Committee. He also serves as the chair of the Carr Foundation Board of Trustees. His term expires on Jan. 31, 2025.
Griffin is President and CEO of The Griffin Companies and Pro Petroleum Inc., which are retail and wholesale fuel marketing, distribution and storage companies. He previously served as a TTU System Regent from 2005-09.
He is a member of the Texas Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, State Bar of Texas and the Lubbock County Bar Association, director of the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, and former director Plains Capital Bank.
He is a former board member of Covenant Health System and the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, and a former trustee of Lubbock Independent School District.
Griffin received a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech University School of Law.
A Lubbock native, he and his wife, Claudia, have three children and five grandchildren.