Dinner with Alumni: Chip Griffin


After a successful first year, the American University Alumni Association is excited to host four dinners during the Spring 2012 semester. These dinners are great career networking opportunities and fill up fast! This event is for current undergraduate students only, and you must register in order to attend. 

If you are interested in public affairs or entrepreneurship then this dinner is for you.  Meet an AU alum who has been in your shoes and has now succeeded in doing what you aspire to do. Come join Chip Griffin for dinner and a great networking event.  This dinner is limited to eight students.

Charles “Chip” P. Griffin (BA/School of Public Affairs/1994)
Chip Griffin brings a history of innovation in communications and media to his current role as CEO of CustomScoop, a media intelligence company he co-founded in 2000. CustomScoop provides a cloud-based subscription service that monitors, measures, and reports on traditional and social media coverage for Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, public relations agencies, and small-to-medium sized enterprises.  An experienced entrepreneur, Chip has founded or co-founded more than a half dozen companies, including an online communications agency, a new media publisher, and an angel-investing group. 

A graduate of American University in Washington, DC, Chip serves as Vice President of the AU Alumni Association and is a member of the AU School of Public Affairs Advisory Council. Chip lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two sons.

Please RSVP by March 27, 2012.


Date & Location
Date: 3/28/2012
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Equinox
818 Connecticut Ave NW (between H & I)
Washington, DC

From American, take the Red Line to Farragut North; exit K Street and walk diagonally across Farragut Square. Equinox is on the right once you cross I Street onto Conn Ave.

Contact Information
Michael Sumner