40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Courtney Hamilton Griffin


Southern Valley Fruit & Vegetable, Inc.

Job Title

Director of Operational Support


Courtney Hamilton Griffin graduated from UGA, returning home to work as the third generation with her family’s business, Southern Valley. Courtney settled into her role as director of operational support. She volunteers with the Georgia Make-A-Wish Foundation. She’s a childhood cancer survivor and enjoys giving back to a foundation that impacted her childhood. Courtney has a husband and a toddler and looks forward to helping train life skills and valuable morals to the next generation.

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