Michael Griffith was born and raised in McDonald County. He was a 2004 graduate of McDonald County High School, 2006 graduate of Crowder College, and 2010 graduate of Missouri Southern State University. He recently completed his MBA through Union College Kentucky in December of 2022. He has worked in the banking industry since 2011 and is the Chief Lending Officer for The Cornerstone Bank. Michael has also served on the Bright Futures Board as the Vice-Chair and is the Treasurer for the McDonald County Schools Foundation.
Michael has been married to his beautiful bride, Bekah, since 2013. They have 4 children that keep them very busy. In their spare time, they enjoy spending time outdoors as a family, gardening, tending to their animals on their small farm, and watching the St. Louis Cardinals.