Frederick E. Apple, Jr.
career is represented with a diversified background consisting of over 20 years of media, advertising and marketing experience along with more than 10 years within the specialty finance arena.
In 1982, he co-founded Sound Image, Inc., a television production and media advertising firm in Philadelphia serving the needs of more than 300 television advertisers, fortune 500 companies and various advertising, public relations and marketing agencies within the northeast corridor.
The company developed a suite of professional broadcast services consisting of EFP, ENG, studio production and post-production facilities, design, duplication and replication services and media buying and program distribution services.
During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Apple moved the firm into diversified market space by developing TeleFilm, a consumer video and media services laboratory with dealerships up and down the east coast.
was also involved in the negotiation, formation and launch of V-Net, a 24 hour cable channel serving more than 50,000 subscribers under a Sound Image
- Sammons Communications joint venture.
In 2003, Mr. Apple
was brought into the Entaire Global Companies
, a national specialty finance firm based in Atlanta, GA, as Chief Marketing Officer.
While at Entaire
was instrumental in developing the company's brand and outreach strategies and designed and implemented the Entaire Global University
(EGU), a sales training program which to date has trained over 6,000 independent agents within the financial services industry.
Mr. Apple also served as Executive Vice President of Business Development, was elected by shareholders onto the company's Board of Directors, and was named President in 2008.
While in the position of President, Entaire
enjoyed explosive growth and unprecedented new market opportunities.
talents currently reside with the WealthSpring family of companies as a general consultant and senior advisor for WealthSpring's partners, associates and specialized clients.
He also serves on several boards across a diverse sector of industries and non-profit organizations.
success and diverse executive experience in media, finance and technology provides a unique perspective for him to speak nationally on the importance of leadership within organizations as it relates to developing cultures suited to meet the challenges and opportunities presented in the 21st century global economy.