Supplier Partners – Restaurant/Hospitality/Foodservice Industries:


To whom it concerns:

I am writing to recommend the services of Deborah Schwartz Griffin. She has been working with Peachtree Tents for this past year, and has always been great to work with.
Deborah did an excellent job, was always punctual, and offered great outsourcing services.
We have partnered with her on revamping our brochure, catalogue, and social media. She is a joy to work with. Because of her versatility of different types of services she appeals to an array of different clients. She has always done exactly what we’ve asked of her.
I’m happy to recommend the services of Deborah Schwartz Griffin. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.


Ginnie Temple
Director of Client Relations
Peachtree Tents & Events
(912) 571-1388

To whom it concerns:

It is my pleasure to recommend Deborah Schwartz Griffin for employment with your organization. I have known Deborah for over one year, during which time she worked as the Director of National Accounts at Atlanta Fixtures. I had the opportunity to both teach her about the product lines that I represent, and learn more about how I might want to market and present those product lines. I have been consistently impressed with Deborah’s attitude and productivity during the time that she has worked in this position.

Deborah is both very bright and quite motivated. I am confident that she will devote herself to a position with your organization with a high degree of diligence. She is a quick learner and has shown the ability to digest large volumes of information while transitioning into her role as Director of National Accounts. Deborah has demonstrated the ability to articulate information and ideas in both the verbal and written forms.

Deborah has also been effective in creating business plans for the End User Customers in an effort to assist them in growing their market share. She shows a tremendous ability to draw on her past relationships to acquire business leads and opportunities. She has been able to write interesting and informative articles and informational pieces in an effort to assist in the educational process of fellow employees at Atlanta Fixtures, as well as the Manufacturer Representatives that she was involved with. Deborah is willing to take risks. She will reach out to people and involve them with projects. I particularly appreciate Deborah’s willingness to take initiative to help serve her customers more fully.

I recommend Deborah without reservations. I am confident that she will establish productive relationships with your staff, and customers. Please let me know if you have need for additional information about this outstanding person.

Ron Ellsworth
Sara Griggs and Associates

To whom it concerns:

Deborah Schwartz Griffin was employed by Atlanta Fixture in December 2010 through February 2012.

We enjoyed a professional working relationship during this period. Although the foodservice equipment

business was new to Deborah, she had a passion for learning and was a very quick study. She used her

skills in selling and marketing to introduce her vast number of contacts to Atlanta Fixture with support

from the manufacturer representative community.

Deborah brought new thinking and a fresh approach to add more value to Atlanta Fixture. She used

innovative and creative ways to develop new business. She would bring a team of people together that

supported what was necessary in order to secure the business. And, she would work tirelessly to

achieve the goals.

In summary, if your company needs a business developer, organizer and team player with seemingly

endless contacts, it comes in the dynamic person of Deborah Schwartz Griffin.


Tom Bernhard

V.P. of Sales


1305 lakes Parkway, Ste. 106,
lawrenceville, GA 30548



March 11, 2012

To Whom It May Concern:

Deborah Schwartz Griffin has been a friend to our firm for a number of years. In her latest role at Atlanta Fixture and Sale Company, we were pleased to be part of a strategic initiative she developed to bring together a restaurant counsel unlike anything else existing in the industry.

Deborah is a strategic thinker and demonstrates an ability to think beyond a short term and tactical view to develop long range and complex strategic initiatives.

As a “connector” Deborah has one of the most highly developed set of contacts in the hospitality industry. She excels at putting partners together for mutual growth.


As a “closer” Deborah is highly organized, tenacious and gets the deal inked. Deborah sets goals for herself that would be unattainable for others and is relentless in meeting and exceeding those efforts. It is rare to find someone that can plan at 50,000 feet and execute at 50 feet but Deborah manages to combine those attributes. She can develop a vision and then dive “into the trenches” with an incredibly developed work ethic to be sure that projects are implemented without fail.

In short, Deborah delivers results and would be a powerful addition to any company.

Tuesday March 6, 2012

Kenneth L. Johnston

Managing Partner

Clear Vision Advisors LLC

4700 West Leitner Drive

Coral Springs Florida 33067

This is to introduce Ms Deborah S. Griffin whom I have known for more than a two year period. Deborah and I have been colleagues and have collaborated on projects within the restaurant industry while she was at Atlanta Fixtures and Sales Company.


Deborah’s key strengths, in my opinion, are in the areas of business strategy and business development. She is an excellent strategic thought leader and is constantly looking for ways to expand the business and generate revenue. She has a strong sales and marketing orientation combined with exceptional interpersonal and written communications skills.


I have heard Deborah often refer to herself as a “connector” but I believe this really sells her expertise short. While it is true she excels at connecting people and business opportunities, she is equally adept at really understanding business, finance and operations. She has an uncanny ability to see how and which new channels may be developed for future viable and long term business strategy.


In personality, Deborah is extroverted, has strong listening skills and is able to build consensus with divergence sides of every argument. Deborah is a person of very high

Integrity, honesty and I highly recommend her.


Should there by further questions, please feel free to contact the undersigned.



Kenneth L. Johnston

Clear Vision Advisors LLC