Gwen is a 31-year veteran of the strategic communications industry, serving in various corporate, nonprofit and agency roles over the years. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Communications Group. Since 1997, she has led the Griffin team in developing and executing strategic communications campaigns and programs for both consumer and trade audiences. Earlier in her career, she held positions such as Director of Marketing for NASA-Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Public Relations/Promotions Manager for Space Center Houston NASA’s visitor center at the Johnson Space Center and Area Marketing Manager for Southwest Airlines. Gwen focuses her volunteer time supporting workforce development and STEM education. She serves on the executive committees of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education and Conrad Foundation and the Space Center Houston board of directors.