Fassil Gabremariam

CEO, Footsteps International

Fassil Gabremariam is a highly respected and leading member of the Tampa Bay Community, with 38 years of senior financial management experience in the telecommunication, information technology and a variety of other industries. Additionally, his service with several prestigious boards and councils of government, commercial and academic institutions has given him invaluable insight into the local and international business communities and challenges. Foremost among his aspirations is to use his experience and contacts to develop and enhance African-U.S. business relationships.

Mr. Gabremariam is currently the CEO of Footsteps International and is finalizing the launch of his dream project. He is also an active partner of W.E.T.(Waste Elutriation System) Systems Inc. and The Cybrix Group. The companies are involved in leading edge and highly sophisticated technologies in their respective markets.

Mr. Gabremariam is a U.S. citizen, born and raised in Ethiopia and immigrated to the United States in 1970 and currently resides in Tampa, Florida. He holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.