Joe Griffitts is the director of Hokie Passport Services at Virginia Tech. Hokie Passport Services is responsible for developing, producing, and managing all official university credentials; providing advanced system and customer service support to Dining Service’s award-winning program; overseeing and administering the university’s robust Electronic Door Access Program; administering the Hokie Passport Debit Account and the associated Merchant Program; and providing credential and account management services to Conference and Guest Services. Additionally, Hokie Passport Services provides innovative and efficient technological services and support to other university systems and functions throughout the Blacksburg campus and the Commonwealth.
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1999, Griffitts served as the business manager for the Virginia Tech Electric Service from 1999 to 2006. He then served as the business manager at Hokie Passport Services in 2006 and was later appointed as director in 2010.
Before coming to Virginia Tech, Griffitts served as a branch manager and loan officer in the banking field. Griffitts holds both a bachelor’s degree in management and a MBA from Radford University.