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Four alumni began serving terms on the Millikin board of trustees last summer.

portrait of Gregg Griffin '79
Gregory Griffin '79

Gregory Griffin '79 of Jacksonville, Fla., is a project lifecycle manager for the global business services division of IBM. He has worked for the company for 30 years in various positions. An active community volunteer, he also serves as the local IBM Corps community service coordinator. Griffin previously retired as a master sergeant after serving in the U.S. Air Force and the Florida Air National Guard.

portrait of Tom Harrington '70
C. Thomas Harrington '70

C. Thomas Harrington '70 of Franklin, Tenn., is chief operating officer and chief financial officer of the Tennessee Bun Co., one of the most automated bakeries in the world, serving more than 35 million dozen buns annually. A certified public accountant, Harrington established and ran Thomas Harrington & Co. accounting firm from 1982 until its eventual sale in 1997. Harrington also is past chairman of the board of directors and current finance committee chairman of Rocketown, a Nashville faith-based organization serving the needs of at-risk teenagers.

portrait of Randy Rentfro '78
Dr. Randall Rentfro '78

Dr. Randall Rentfro '78 of Palmetto, Fla., is associate professor of accounting at University of Tampa. He began his faculty career at Millikin as assistant professor of accounting, serving in various roles, including director of institutional research and assessment as well as chair of the accounting and management information systems departments. Prior to joining the University of Tampa, Rentfro also taught at Nova Southeastern University and Florida Atlantic University.

portrait of Phyllis Warkentin '70
Dr. Phyllis Warkentin '70

Dr. Phyllis Warkentin '70 of Omaha, Neb., is professor of pathology and pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), specializing in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation, transfusion medicine, and cellular therapy product collection and processing. She also serves as medical director of the biologics production facility and the unrelated hematopoietic stem cell donor program at UNMC.

Warkentin also serves as medical director and a founding member of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), the standardsetting organization responsible for the inspection and voluntary accreditation of blood and bone marrow transplant programs in North America and cord blood banks internationally. She also serves on the board of directors and medical advisory board of the Midwest region, American Red Cross Blood Services.


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