Zeke Fairbank

Long Beach, Mississippi, US

Cofounder & CEO
Zeke's Skills
Hiring/firing
Sales & Marketing
International Supply Chain
Supply Chain Managers
Supply Chain Finance
Start-up Implementation
Start-up Creation
Military Doctrine
Military Leadership
Engineering Management
International Business Experience
Contract Negotations
Business Strategy
Business Planning
Business Intelligence
Business Analysis
Recruiting
Technical
Business Development
Product Management
Finance
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

55+

About Zeke

I have 30+ years professional project management and profit/loss experience. I am currently exploring an idea which has application across a broad spectrum of websites. If deemed viable, I plan to pursue full time.

Work Experience

Founder

The Alternative Energy Company

May 2009 - December 2014

Founded and managed an an alternative energy company providing photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind generation design and installation. Designed and installed 5th largest roof top mounted PV system nationally in 2010. Designed and installed 2nd largest solar thermal system in Missouri in 2013.

Founder

FairPond Enterprises, LLC

July 2001 - July 2004

As founder, developed specifications for, and oversaw the development of, a portal for the sailing industry. This included three websites- MySailboat.com catering to sailors, GreenFlashMarine.com catering to the marine industry and SailingEvents.com catering to yacht clubs. Theses three websites were connected via a SQL database in order to provided marketing services and events for the marine suppliers and yacht clubs to a target market of sailors.

Special Projects & Supply Chain Formation

The Coca-Cola Company

August 1990 - December 2000

Negotiated $100M contract in Russia for Coca-Cola. Wrote the successful financial request for the formation of Coca-Cola Refreshments Moscow to bring Coke directly back into Russia in terms of manufacturing and distribution. Managed the global installation of critical technology in 96+ bottling plants in 22+ countries over a 9 month period. Started a supply chain organization in sub-Sahara Africa covering 39 countries: Negotiated multi year contracts with Coke's franchise bottlers and suppliers.

Education

New York University- Stern School of Business

MBA- Dual Major: Finance & International Business

1987 - 1988

United States Merchant Marine Academy

B.S. Marine Engineering, Minor Nuclear Physics

1976 - 1981

Certification

E Marketing

Emory University- Goizueta School of Business