Greenport founder and President Bill Griffing realized his vision to help others plan for their financial futures when he started the business in 1989. Actively engaged in the firm on a day-to-day basis, Bill serves as CEO, meets regularly with clients and prospective clients, presents educational workshops and seminars, and shares responsibility for promoting the firm in the community.
A graduate of The Ohio State University, Bill’s career experience prior to the formation of the firm included audit supervisor for EY and Chief Financial Officer/Business Manager of Malone University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in Ohio.
Throughout his professional career, Bill has volunteered many hours of his time, principally by serving on the boards of numerous organizations, including The Canton Symphony Orchestra Association, Rotary Club of Canton, Guardian Support Services, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc. and the ARC of Stark County.
A lifelong resident of Stark County, Bill resides in Canton with his wife of over 40 years, Patricia.