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Katherine Scott Griffith

Katherine Scott Griffith was American communications executive, librarian, reporter.

Background

  • Griffith, Katherine Scott was born on January 16, 1942 in Atlanta. Daughter of Robert Sherrill and Emily Howell (Reynolds) Griffith.

  • Education

    • AB, Sweet Briar College, Virginia, 1964. Masters, Emory University, Atlanta, 1968.

    Career

    • Editor South Today, Southern Regional Council, Atlanta, 1969-1972. Editor Phoenix, Brooklyn, 1972-1973. Director communications New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New York City, 1978-1979.

      Director public liaison New York City Department Ports and Terminals, 1979-1980. Senior public affairs officer Citicorp/Citibank, New York City, 1981-1983. Assistant vice president, public relations manager Citicorp Diners Club Media Services, 1983-1984.

      Assistant vice president, public relations director Citicorp Public, 1985-1986, assistant vice president corporation communications, 1986-1987. Vice president First Atlanta Corporation, Atlanta, 1984. Senior manager Canada Imperial Bank of Commerce, New York City, 1987-1988, vice president United States of America corporation communications, 1989-1995.

      Director marketing and communications Canada Imperial Bank Commerce Wood Gundy, 1995-1997. Vice president, director corporation communications Signet Banking Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1997. Communications consultant Greenwich, Connecticut, 1998-1999.

      Public relations supervisor Ferguson Library., Stamford, 1999—2000. Director communications and external relations New York Regional Association Grantmakers, 2000—2003. Library Bedford Free Library., 2003—2004.

      Reporter The Chatham County Line, Carrboro, North Carolina, since 2006. President 150 Joralemon Street Corporation, Brooklyn, 1987-1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    President 78th Precinct Community Council, Brooklyn, 1977-1978. Member committee Community Board 6, Brooklyn, 1978-1980. Member council Southern Regional Council, Atlanta, 1984-1998.

    Marketing committee Success by Six, 1999-2000. Active Friends of Ferguson Library., 2000-2003, Friend of Pittsboro Memorial Library., since 2005. Founding member Chapel Hill Area Compassionate Friends, chapter leader, 2005-2006, member steering com, 2006-2008.

    Chatham Coalition, since 2006. Member Democratic Women of Chatham County, since 2006. Secretary Chatham County Democratic Party, since 2007.

    Member League of Women Voters, Junior League, United Nations Association, Democratic Club (Fearrington Village), Beta Phi Museum.

    Connections

    • Married George Delk, June 1963 (divorced March 1968). Married Henry Armand Terjen, September 4, 1970 (divorced November 1979). 1 child Henry Foster Terjen (deceased).

      Married Michael Christopher Healy, May 20, 1995.
    • father: Robert Sherrill Griffith
    • mother: Emily Howell (Reynolds) Griffith
    • spouses: George Delk
    • Henry Armand Terjen
    • Michael Christopher Healy
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    Born January 16, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Sweet Briar College
    • 1968
      Emory University
    • 2003
      director, communications and external relations New York Regional Association Grantmakers
    • 1969 - 1972
      Editor South Today
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1972 - 1973
      editor Phoenix
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      director, communications New York C. of C. and Industry
    • 1979 - 1980
      director, public liaison New York City Department Ports and Terminals
    • 1981 - 1983
      senior, public affairs officer Citicorp/Citibank
    • 1983 - 1984
      assistant, Citicorp Diners Club Media Services
    • 1983 - 1984
      public relations manager, Citicorp Diners Club Media Services
    • 1984
      vice president, First Atlanta Corporation
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1987 - 1988
      senior, manager Canada Imperial Bank of Commerce
    • 1995 - 1997
      director, marketing and communications Canada Imperial Bank Commerce Wood Gundy
    • 1997
      vice president, corporation communications Signet Banking Corporation
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1997
      director, corporation communications Signet Banking Corporation
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1998 - 1999
      communications consultant, Greenwich
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1999
      public relations supervisor Ferguson Library
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 2003 - 2004
      library Bedford Free Library
    • 2006
      reporter The Chatham County Line
      Carrboro, North Carolina, United States
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