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General Manager, Socially Responsible Purchasing
Antwaun Griffin joined Amazon Business (AB) in May 2022 to lead AB’s Bridging Communities program, focused on accelerating socially responsible spending (small/local, diverse, sustainable) among AB customers, while supporting and growing sellers from these communities. Antwaun has an extensive background in small business development in the public and private sectors and is a veteran of political campaigns at the national, state, and local levels. Prior to joining Amazon, Antwaun served as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Small Business Administration - a cabinet level federal agency. In this role, Antwaun managed a $1 trillion budget and led the SBA response to the COVID pandemic, which was focused on supply chain resiliency and strengthening America's small business supplier base.