W. Frank Fountain, Jr.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Escambia Enterprises LLC

W. Frank Fountain, Jr.

W. Frank Fountain, Jr.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Escambia Enterprises LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Escambia Enterprises LLC

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1253

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1945

Age

76

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Vice Chairman & Chief Administrative Officer at DTE Energy Co.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at M-1 Rail

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Ralph C. Wilson Foundation

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Executive Chairman at DTE Energy Co.

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Former President at Wayne State University

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Pressure Vessel Service, Inc.

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Senior Executive Vice President, Private Client Group & Regional Banking Director & Chairman of Michigan at Huntington Bancshares, Inc.

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President, Healthcare Operations & Chief Operating Officer at Henry Ford Health System, Inc.

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President at Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

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Founder at Strategic Staffing Solutions, Inc. (Michigan)

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W. Frank Fountain, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer at Escambia Enterprises LLC
Education
M.B.A.

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

B.A. in History & Political Science

Rich in history, steeped in tradition, Hampton University is a dynamic, progressive institution of higher education, providing a broad range of technical, liberal arts, and graduate degree programs. In addition to being one of the top historically black universities in the world, Hampton University is a tightly-knit community of learners and educators, representing 49 states and 35 territories and nations. Hampton University is nestled along the banks of the Virginia Peninsula, near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The surrounding city of Hampton features a wide array of business and industrial enterprises, retail and residential areas, historical sites, and miles of waterfront and beaches. Attractions such as Fort Monroe, NASA Langley Research Center, and the Virginia Air and Space Center add to the splendor – and just plain fun – of the HU campus

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2012 - ?
Vice President
Prior - 2007

Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services. The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with the invention of the automobile in the year 1886. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, Daimler continues to shape the future of mobility today: The Group’s focus is on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior automobiles that appeal to and fascinate its customers. For many years now, Daimler has been investing continually in the development of alternative drive systems with the goal of making emission-free driving possible in the long term. So in addition to vehicles with hybrid drive, Daimler now has the broadest range of locally emission-free electric vehicles powered by batteries and fuel cells. This is just one example of how Daimler willingly accepts the challenge of meeting its responsibility towards society and the environment.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The basic purpose of the Hudson-Webber Foundation is to improve the vitality and quality of life of the metropolitan Detroit community. The Foundation concentrates its giving primarily within the City of Detroit and has a particular interest in the revitalization of the urban core because this area is a focus for community activity and pride and is of critical importance to the vitality of the entire metropolitan community. Since 1939, the Foundation has provided grants totaling over $160 million, 98% of which has been given to institutions and programs directly benefiting the metropolitan Detroit area. During 2011, the Foundation provided grants totaling more than $6 million. At present, the Foundation concentrates its efforts and resources in support of projects within four program missions, each of which has a significant effect upon the vitality and quality of life of the community. In addition, in 2008 the Foundation adopted a goal of attracting and retaining 15,000 new, young talented Detroiters to live and work in Greater Downtown Detroit by 2015 (the “15×15 Initiative”).

Chairman, Board of Directors
2009 - Prior
Chairman, Board of Directors
2001 - Prior

Africare provides development aid for Africans. It addresses needs in agriculture and food security, health and HIV/AIDS, water, sanitation and hygiene and emergency humanitarian assistance. Africare was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$250 - $499
2012

THE FOUNDATION PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR CADDIES AND PROMOTES THE SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL WELFARE OF RECIPIENTS.

$5,000 - $10K
2011

Since the mid-1990s, Focus: HOPE’s community development and community arts programs have improved the quality of life for residents in its surrounding neighborhood. These efforts were expanded in 2009 with the launch of the new HOPE Village Initiative which is committed to supporting academic achievement of children living in the neighborhoods around the campus. Inspired by the Harlem Children’s Zone, the HOPE Village Initiative aims to make this area of the city a desirable place to live, work and raise a family. Our holistic approach has garnered Focus: HOPE numerous citations and awards from federal and state governments, national corporations and private institutions. Since our inception, we have touched the lives of thousands of people and today, we remain committed to our initial mission to pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice.

$250 - $499
2011

THE FOUNDATION PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR CADDIES AND PROMOTES THE SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL WELFARE OF RECIPIENTS.

Political Donations
$1,000
2013

Former Governor of Michigan

$500
2008

Former President of United States

$1,000
2008
Events
Organizer
2013 Week of Warmth

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