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Derrick Griffin '01

Derrick Griffin '01

Current City

St. Paul, Minn.

Northwest Foundation Board Member

Board member since 2020

Board Involvement

  • Finance Committee
  • Governance Cyber Security Sub-Committee


  • B.S., Finance, Northwest Missouri State University, 2001


Director, Alternative Investments
Macalester College


Derrick Griffin, a 2001 Northwest graduate, is director of alternative investments at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and resides in nearby Woodbury. His career in the investment field spans 20 years and includes work as an investment officer with the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System (MOSERS). A native of Cameron, Missouri, Griffin earned his bachelor’s degree in finance at Northwest and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.