Meet the minds behind the mission.
Founder and CEO
Griffen is an attorney and CPA with more than twenty years of professional experience. She worked in Holland & Hart’s mergers and acquisitions practice until the fall of 2009 when she started Canopy. Griffen also worked in the audit group of Arthur Andersen before attending law school at American University.Learn More
Mary Clare Pittinos
Director of Operations
With more than 20 years of experience working for small and mid-sized business, Mary Clare “MC” Pittinos provides a broad range of skills including data asset management, process automation and development, and marketing communications. Her ability to apply real world experience to everyday opportunities and obstacles allows the Canopy team focus on providing an unparalleled level of service to its consultants and clients.Learn More
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Francis is an attorney and mediator with over a decade of professional experience. He worked as a business attorney, litigator, and mediator until joining Canopy in 2022. Francis has experience in business ownership, having founded and managed his own law firm in 2017.Learn More
Director of Marketing & Events
Serena is marketing and events manager at Canopy and joined the team in 2018. She is a New York City native with over twelve years of events, marketing and public relations experience – from marketing and events at financial firms, to start-ups, art and design companies and non-profit organizations.Learn More
Violeta is a bilingual, responsible, self-motivated, committed, hardworking, team player, with a positive attitude. She has extensive knowledge in Quickbooks online and desktop, Microsoft Office and Google sheets. She is a highly motivated and dedicated Business Management graduate who provides optimum customer service, is a proven fast learner and at being multitasked.Learn More
DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS
Jamie is a business development, growth and sales professional with experience in the technology, nonprofit and insurance industries. She has a proven track record of identifying and soliciting new and expanded business. She excels in identifying areas for growth and creating and executing sales strategies.Learn More
We interview and select
top tier talent.
If you have expertise in your field and would like to join our network we would love to talk.
Growth: pursue continuous improvement; learn and be curious Integrity: inner sense of wholeness deriving from qualities such as honesty and consistency of character Connection: the energy that exists between people when they feel valued Excellence: the commitment to deliver the best Equity: a team where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves
Commitment to Diversity
“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single issues lives.” We are an inclusive group building a culture where difference is valued. We believe diversity drives innovation. We celebrates multiple approaches and points of view and are creating a company that’s the right fit for every person inside of it.