2017 Industry Leadership Award Recipient

Dee Griffin

Hitch Enterprises

Dee Griffin, an “Okie” raised on a small cow/calf operation, has focused his entire professional career on cattle. After completing his veterinary degree from Oklahoma State University, he completed his graduate work at Purdue University focusing on pathology and nutrition. He then became the staff veterinarian for Hitch Enterprises, a family-owned operation that had 1,200 cows, nearly 20,000 stockers, more than 250,000 feeder cattle and two packing plants.

In his current position, Dr. Griffin is a clinical professor at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine.