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Fred Elabed - President & CEO - Founder of ROI Commerce, E-Commerce Solutions for Small and Middle Market Companies

Fred Elabed has over 10 year experience directing technology companies and a track record of using his strategic business, sales, and marketing skills and entrepreneurial background to deliver superior results and returns for growing technology companies. As the President and CEO, Mr. Elabed is responsible for the strategic direction of ROI Commerce and also oversees the company's daily operations including solutions and services, product development, sales, marketing, and operations. Prior to founding ROI Commerce, Mr. Elabed founded ROI Supply, a Web Services and E-Commerce solutions firm, which was sold to Americaneagle.com, where he became Managing Director of the Ohio office. At ROI Supply, he built the company with both his personal funds and company cash flow achieving 30% growth and profitability each year until the company was acquired by Americaneagle.com. Prior to ROI Supply, Mr. Elabed attended Baldwin Wallace University while operating SaveMor, a family-owned grocery store chain that he successfully sold to a local investor group.

Fred Elabed brings significant entrepreneurial expertise in starting and growing technology companies. Now on his fourth venture, Fred has started, built, and sold two successful companies. He has been called by his peers a dynamic and innovative business leader in e-commerce, technology, entrepreneurship, sales, and High Touch Marketing (HTM), an interactive approach in building relationships for sales and revenue growth. In 2004, Fred was named "Who's Who in Technology" by Crain's Cleveland Business. His articles on the subject of E-Commerce and technology have appeared in over 20 major publications. He also has been a guest speaker to over 30 associations and organizations across the country. In 1999, he was distinguished as the youngest President and member and awarded "President of the Year" by The Alternative Board (TAB), a President/CEO business forum with over 6,000 entrepreneur members across the world. Fred earned a BA degree from Baldwin Wallace University.