John Griess - EFS Board of Directors
John Griess is a member of the Board of Directors for Educational Funding of the South, Inc. ("Edsouth"). A lifelong resident of the Oak Ridge and Knoxville areas, John Griess holds a degree from the University of Tennessee in Business Administration. Prior to joining Holrob Commercial Realty, LLC., Griess was affiliated with Volunteer Realty Co. He is active in the REALTOR organization, where he serves as a Director of the National Association of REALTORS and as a Director of The Tennessee Association of REALTORS. Griess is the 2001 Tennessee State REALTOR of the Year. He is a past president of the Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS, and was that organization's REALTOR of the Year in 1995. Griess also holds the CCIM designation. Griess' commitment to the community includes a nine-year stint as an Alderman in the Town of Farragut and 12 years as a member of the Knox County Commission representing West Knox County. He serves on the boards of The Metropolitan Drug Commission and Goodwill Industries of Knoxville, Inc.