Brian D. Griffin
Executive Secretary – Treasurer
Brian Griffin is Executive Secretary-Treasurer of Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council, the founder and parent organization of Greater Cincinnati Occupational Health Center (GCOHC). Training and education for young people in formation and adults in transition is a principal pillar of the Labor Movement and a passion of Brian’s making the GCOHC Vision, Mission and Principles a perfect fit in his broad educational and training portfolio. Above and beyond his duties for both the Labor Council and GCOHC, he serves on the Fire/EMS Programs Occupational Advisory Committee for Great Oaks Career Campuses, the Business Advisory Council for Butler Tech Career Schools, and the Board of Directors for Southwest Ohio Regional Workforce Investment Board. Brian also serves the City of Cincinnati as Commissioner (Vice Chair) on The City of Cincinnati Civil Service Commission and provides leadership for several social services organizations. He currently serves on Board of Directors, United Way of Greater Cincinnati; the Board of Directors, Co-op Cincy; the Public Policy Cabinet, United Way of Greater Cincinnati; and Advisory Board, Action Tank USA. Brian attended Ohio University where he received his BFA in 1982 and an interdisciplinary studies master’s degree in business & Journalism from the Ohio University Graduate Studies Honors College in 1985. Brian is a classically trained baritone professional vocalist, and Liturgical Minister of Music in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. He lives in Fairfield, Ohio with his wife of 34 years, Susan Jacobs-Griffin. They have two adult children: a son Ben, and daughter Brigid.