Experienced Leadership You Can Trust Chris Gray – CEO and Principal Chris purchased Griffin Mechanical, LLC in 2010. He holds a Master Mechanical license with the state of TN. Previous to Griffin Mechanical, Chris spent five years as the vice-president of a local mechanical construction and service company. Chris holds a MBA from Belmont University, and a BA from Penn State University. He served as a Ranger qualified infantry officer (Captain) in the US Army’s 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions. He is a life member of DAV. Chris is the past president of the Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors (PHCC), Middle Tennessee Chapter. Since 2008, he has volunteered as a Senior Examiner and Team Leader for the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE). Chris lives in Middle Tennessee with his wife and two daughters. Derek Daniel – Operations Manager Derek is responsible for all construction and scheduling operations at Griffin Mechanical, LLC. He joined Griffin Mechanical in 2002. Derek is a graduate of Dickson High School. He started his career as a sheet metal installer and was quickly promoted to lead installer and foreman. He has overseen and installed over 150 commercial construction projects. Derek has led Griffin Mechanical’s continued construction growth, leading to incremental growth and efficiency. As Operations Manager, he handles all pre-construction, construction, and job closeouts. Derek lives in White Bluff, TN with his wife and daughter. Pierre Griffin – Lead Estimator William “Pierre” Griffin founded Griffin Mechanical in 2001. He holds a Master Mechanical license with the State of TN, and is certified in mold testing. Pierre is a graduate of William James High School in White Bluff, TN. He attended Nashville Tech for robotic engineering. He has a forty-year career in the heating and cooling industry, having worked for Davis Mechanical, Reynolds Metals, and Wheeler Heat and AC. Pierre is the lead commercial and residential estimator at Griffin Mechanical, LLC. Pierre serves as a volunteer jail chaplain through his church. He and his wife live in White Bluff, TN. Pierre enjoys spending his free time with his son, two daughters, and five grandkids, and is a die hard fan of UT football.