G. Dan Griffith is a life-long resident of Owensboro, KY. He received a BA degree from Georgetown College and an MPA from Western Kentucky University. After graduation, Griffith returned to Owensboro and served as the Executive Director of the Owensboro Symphony for thirteen seasons. In 1997 he became the Director of Administration for a statewide law firm, where he worked until 2000 when he began private consulting to non-profit governing boards. In 2011, Griffith was appointed Executive Director of the Green River Community Foundation and remained with the Foundation until returning to the Symphony in 2014 as its Chief Executive Officer. Griffith is active in the Owensboro community, especially in the Owensboro Public School system, where he is currently serving a four-year elected term. Griffith also serves as the school board Chairman. In August 2017, Griffith was appointed by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin to serve on the governing board of Kentucky Educational Television, a PBS affiliate. In addition, he serves as a Vice President on the Friends of Kentucky Education Television Board. He currently serves on the Owensboro Regional Hospital's Arts in Healing Advisory Board and has served on the boards of Owensboro Health - Foundation for Health, Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Board and Foundation Board, Owensboro Dance Theatre board and the League of American Orchestra board, as an manager representative.