Gia Griffith – 2013 Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Leader


Gia Griffith, MBA / Masters of Science in Engineering Management

AVP, Business Development
Alexander Proudfoot
Georgetown University / George Washington University

Gia Griffith is a charismatic leader who makes strategies actionable and implements solutions to meet client needs. She delivers new capabilities to drive growth in new markets with recent successes in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Ms. Griffith turned around the performance of Alexander Proudfoot’s business development organization by re-installing processes and disciplines. She recently completed a leadership development program to lead strategic initiatives globally on behalf of the CEO. Ms. Griffith’s career advanced quickly from project-level roles to business unit management, including P&L responsibility. She has led small business development teams as well as large engineering project teams. Known for her integrity, Ms. Griffith builds respect as she integrates and influences across functions, levels and cultures. Her international experience peaked when she delivered new capabilities, producing multi-million dollar revenues and increased market share for clients in Africa and Asia. Her work experience includes IBM, the CIA and Booz Allen.