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A.T. (Fred) Zirkle

Founder & CEO

Fred has personally built, bought and sold businesses in 11 countries. Fred has served as President and CEO for both public and privately-held companies including President and CEO of Key Tronic Corp. (computer hardware, $180 MM annual revenues), president of Alpnet, Inc. (computer software/services with offices in 12 countries) and president of VentureSum (venture capital). While based in London, Fred acquired and managed the integration of companies in 11 countries.

Fred has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, London Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune and Business Week.  He has consulted with numerous businesses concerning financing, expansion and strategic planning. Fred is past president of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), past chairman of M&A Source, a Certified Business Fellow, and past president of ACG-Utah. Upon receiving his B.A. at Duke University, Fred was drafted by the NY Jets, but chose to pursue a business career.

"God does not ask us to change our schedule as much as He urges us to take Him with us." - Fred