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ED JENKS
CEO

Ed Jenks is a proven turn-around and hockey-stick growth specialist with 35 years’ experience as a C-Suite executive leading companies in five major industry sectors - biotech, security, medical devices, agriculture, and dental devices. His process transcends industries and has enabled him to be successful in every role, helping transform companies into high growth, profitable, and operationally well-run organizations. Ed led a service company from $11MM to $75MM in four years with record EBITDA. He helped double production capacity at a NASDAQ listed firm and grow revenue by 50% in seven months leading to a lucrative investor exit the following year. Ed provided training and staffing oversight for a cruise ship line leading to deployment of three new ships that generated $250MM of revenue annually. As a chief strategist, he also developed more than 300 strategic plans that resulted in more than half a billion dollars in revenue growth. He has been intimately involved in many successful acquisitions and operational improvements, leading to significant financial returns for company stakeholders. Ed has developed a process that has been proven many times to increase top and bottom-line organizational performance, driving average teams to achieve extraordinary results based on following a strict formula and blueprint. This process is described in detail in his best-selling business book entitled CEO:POINTBLANK. Ed has also been actively involved in the TEC/Vistage executive development program for a more than a decade.

KATIE WIDMAR
CAO

Katie began her career in marketing and HR for the finance industry, later consulting in the deconstruction and retail industries. With over 10 years’ experience helping grow diverse companies from start-up and mid-size stages to scalable profitable businesses, Katie brings fresh perspective to P1EC. As Chief Administrative Officer, Katie oversees administrative, accounting, and human resource operations supporting the productivity of each division. For 3 years she has helped the company streamline operational processes and marketing efforts, allowing for rapid company growth, working first with The Power Company and now overseeing the entire P1EC holding company. Katie is also the co-founder of a non-profit called Covers of Comfort through which she works with adult cancer patients as they undergo treatment.

GEORGE WAHBEH
CORPORATE COUNSEL

George combines his knowledge of law, regulatory compliance experience, and exposure in the deregulated energy industry to represent and counsel the company in all of its day to day legal affairs. He began providing marketing and customer acquisition services to REPs in 2008. In 2011, upon being admitted to the Illinois State Bar, George began working with deregulated energy brokers and suppliers to maintain compliance with regulatory bodies. To date, he has represented electric suppliers at all levels of government ranging from municipal to the federal level. He has provided counsel and guidance on legal issues that arise during day to day business operation such as employment and human resources issues, contracts drafting, review and negotiation, and compliance filings. George received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School, and is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois.