About Michelle

Founder | Fractional HR Executive

PHR and SHRM-CP certified HR professional with 10 years of expertise in audits and compliance, advice and support, process change, organizational development, HR training, onboarding/offboarding, and interim/additional talent needs.

Michelle Griffin – My Story

Michelle Griffin founded Griffin Resources in 2019 after a 10-year career in Human Resources serving as the Head of Human Resources at ConnectWise and the Human Resources Director for Homes by WestBay. Consulting with small to mid-size organizations allows Michelle and the Griffin Resources team to share their talents to help with development, recruitment and job fit analysis, custom design training, career-pathing and succession planning, the custom annual review process, federal and local compliance, and benefits administration. 

Michelle was born in Anchorage, AK, and moved to Tampa, FL, with her family in high school. She remained local to the Tampa Bay area and attended The University of Tampa where she majored in Psychology and minored in Marketing. Michelle went on to earn a Master’s degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and is currently a Ph.D. candidate seeking a doctoral degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Grand Canyon University.

As an enthusiast for HR and education, she volunteers on the Board of Directors for HR Tampa in the area of College Relations to provide education and resources to business and HR students.

Why Work With Me?

HR leader with experience managing a team and spearheading the HR initiatives for executives including project implementation, mergers/dissolutions, and managed growth domestically and internationally. talent needs.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.),  Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Grand Canyon University
Candidate 2018 – Present

Master of Arts, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Northcentral University
Graduated: December 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
The University of Tampa
Graduated: July 2005


Professional Human Resources (PHR)
Certified: June 2013 – January 2023

Society for Human Resources Management– Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
Certified: January 2015 – January 2021

HR Coaching
Certification obtained: December 2014

Public Notary
State of Florida
Expiration: October 2020


Michelle supports local and national charities with various needs by donating and fundraising, and she works directly with High Hopes in High Heels, and Shriners Hospital for Children.


James Griffin
Michelle and James met at homecoming at The University of Tampa in 2002 and were married in September 2007. 

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