Episode 6: Katia Griggs

Episode 6: Katia Griggs


Katia Griggs is the founder and president of Griggs Systems, INC. Katia serves as an independent manufacturers' representative for architectural products in California and regions within the State of Nevada. 

Established in 2003, Griggs Systems focuses on establishing and maintaining a professional and responsive relationship with the architect, installer, and manufacturer. 

Their success is directly linked to the success of delivery and workmanship of their product and LEED.


For more information: https://griggssystems.com/


Founder and president of Griggs Systems
(Griggs Systems, Inc)

Article written by Sophia_Eve

Episode 6: Katia Griggs

When it comes to the realm of architectural products, manufacturers' representatives play an extremely important role in bridging the gap between architects, installers, and makers of the items themselves. Katia Griggs, the woman who founded and still serves as the president of Griggs Systems, Inc., is a major player in this industry.

As a result of the company's dedication to professionalism, responsiveness, and the delivery of goods of the highest possible quality, Griggs Systems has become a respected brand in the architectural sector in the state of California as well as in some sections of the state of Nevada. This article examines the life and career of Katia Griggs, as well as the rise to prominence of Griggs Systems, focusing on the company's commitment to timely product delivery, high-quality craftsmanship, and LEED certification.

A Visionary Leader

Katia Griggs is on the Board of Directors for CSI Santa Clara Valley Chapter and have been a member of CSI for over 15 years.  She is also an active member or the AIA Silicon Valley Chapter.  During the earliest stages of her career, she attended evening classes at College of San Mateo (CSM) for a beginner’s architectural class while she was pregnant.  She has been the driving force behind the development and success of Griggs Systems as a renowned and leading manufacturers' representative firm.

Because of her great expertise, outstanding leadership, and unshakable dedication, the company has been able to grow and become more recognized within the very competitive environment of the sector. Katia, the founder of the firm as well as its current president, has been instrumental in defining the company's objective, assuring the company's continued growth, and paving the way for the company to have a bright future. Later in her career a professor (Jose Franco) at CSM invited Katia to be a guest speaker for some classes. Mr. Franco was an Architect who she assisted in a project for the City of Santa Clara.

Griggs Systems: A Trusted Partner

Since the company's start in 2003, Griggs Systems has placed a high premium on cultivating and sustaining solid professional relationships with architects, installers, and manufacturers alike. This has been one of the company's primary focuses.

The unyielding dedication of the company to delivering timely and individualized solutions, in conjunction with its unrelenting concentration on catering to the specific requirements of each individual client, has been the primary factor in the outstanding success of the company.

Griggs Systems, in its capacity as an independent manufacturers' agent, plays a critical role in bridging the gap between the architectural community and product manufacturers. The company does this by facilitating communication that is both simple and productive, as well as by encouraging productive partnerships.

Professionalism and Responsiveness

One of the fundamental tenets that supports Griggs Systems' mode of operation is the company's unyielding dedication to maintaining a professional demeanor in all aspects of its business. The business is aware of how important it is to cater to the various needs of manufacturers, installers, and architects, and it recognizes the necessity of prompt and efficient communication at all times. Griggs Systems has not only won the steadfast faith of its clients but also established long-lasting business partnerships via the cultivation of strong connections and the provision of great customer service.


Quality Product Delivery and Workmanship

Griggs Systems places a significant amount of importance not only on the punctual delivery of the architectural products they supply but also on the exceptional quality of the craftsmanship that goes into the making of such goods. The business is fully aware that the level of performance and quality of the items it offers has a direct bearing on the level of happiness experienced by its consumers.

The products that Griggs Systems sells are created with the utmost attention to detail and accuracy in order to guarantee that they live up to the company's unwavering commitment to providing customers with goods that are of the finest possible quality. This is made possible through the formation of strategic collaborations with well-known manufacturers, which further solidifies the company's dedication to producing great products.

LEED Certification: Commitment to Sustainability

Griggs Systems not only places a high premium on the prompt delivery of products and exceptional craftsmanship, but the company is also completely on board with the idea that ecologically conscious construction practices are essential. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification functions as a guiding concept, supporting environmentally responsible and energy-efficient construction approaches.

Griggs Systems has a firm commitment to this accreditation and works hard to raise awareness about it. In doing so, the company makes an active contribution to the creation of green and sustainable buildings. Griggs Systems plays a crucial part in the continued development of environmentally responsible business practices within the construction sector by maintaining an inventory of architectural products that are compliant with the strict standards of the LEED rating system.

Continued Growth and Success

Griggs Systems has seen unmatched success and consistent expansion throughout its extraordinary history, which has allowed it to set the standard for excellence in its sector. Because of the firm's consistent commitment to professionalism, prompt delivery, superior workmanship, and staunch dedication to sustainability, the company has gained an excellent reputation.

This reputation was confirmed by the company's robust adherence to sustainability. Because of its broad expertise, comprehensive product knowledge, and steadfast devotion to providing exceptional customer service, architects, installers, and manufacturers alike have grown to depend on Griggs Systems. Griggs Systems is well-positioned to maintain its position as the market leader in the architectural goods sector because of the bright prospects that lie ahead.


As the founder and president of Griggs Systems, Inc., Katia Griggs has established an outstanding manufacturers' representative business that is well-respected in the architectural sector. Griggs Systems has created great ties with architects, installers, and manufacturers as a direct result of her leadership and vision. Katia Griggs and Griggs Systems have not wavered in their commitment to fostering outstanding architectural design despite the continued growth of the firm.

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