Mr. Griffin was appointed to the Board of Directors in April 2012. He is a co-founder of Gemma Power Systems, LLC and its affiliated companies (“Gemma”), all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Argan since their acquisition in December 2006. Mr. Griffin is a veteran of power plant construction with over 37 years of related experience. Mr. Griffin served as Vice Chairman of Gemma from November 2007 to November 2019 and as Chief Executive Officer of Gemma from September 2008 to November 2019. From September 2008 to January 2009 and from November 2017 to July 2018, he was also President of Gemma. Under Mr. Griffin’s leadership, Gemma grew to become one of the nation’s leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction services to the power generation market.