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Company Overview of Vulcan Inc.

Company Overview

Vulcan Inc. operates as an investment and project management company. The company operates a sports facility and a sports venue in the Pacific Northwest; develops technologies for energy generation; operates multi-purpose facility that hosts various events, such as professional, college and high school basketball, professional hockey, arena football, indoor track, field competitions, gymnastics, concerts, monster truck rallies, rodeos, circuses, ice shows, conventions, and trade shows; and provides development and portfolio management services ranging from site selection and urban planning to build-to-suit construction, leasing, financing, and asset repositioning for assets including office,...

505 Fifth Avenue South

Suite 900

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

206-342-2000

Fax:

206-342-3000

Key Executives for Vulcan Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Co-Founder and Chairman
Age: 62
Vice President of Finance
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President of Real Estate Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Vulcan Inc. Key Developments

Vulcan Appoints Barbara Bennett as President and Chief Operating Officer

Vulcan Inc. announced that it has hired Barbara Bennett to fill the newly created position of president and chief operating officer. Bennett, who brings more than 30 years of experience to Vulcan's Executive Committee, has built a career in operational and finance-related positions in the public and private sectors. In her new role -- which she begins Sept. 22 -- she will lead the daily operations of Vulcan's business and corporate functions, and create and manage a strategy to ensure that Vulcan has the appropriate operational infrastructure in place to achieve its vision. Bennett will be based in Seattle and report to Vulcan Founder and Chairman Paul Allen and CEO Jody Allen. Bennett brings an exceptional mix of experience to this role. Prior to joining Vulcan, Bennett was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Digital First Media, where she guided a wealth of value-creating and risk-reducing transactions. She also spent three years in a presidentially-appointed role as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Chief Financial Officer. While at the EPA, she also launched the Agency's first public-private alliance, coordinating a number of high-level, complex stakeholder groups to improve water technology. Prior to her time with the EPA, she spent 17 years at Discovery Communications Inc.--parent company of Discovery Channel--where she helped grow the company, eventually serving as CFO.

Vulcan, Inc. Announces that Charles Beames Joins as Executive Director, Stratolaunch

Vulcan Inc. announced that Charles Beames has joined Vulcan as the Executive Director, Stratolaunch. Beames brings a unique combination of leadership and expertise in space and military systems, engineering, legislative affairs and business. Beames' 30-year legacy in the Department of Defense includes the development and deployment of transformational airborne, ground- and space-based systems. In his new role, Beames will be responsible for creating and executing the strategic plan to realize Paul Allen's vision of revolutionizing space transportation. He will provide overall technical leadership, project oversight and business development, all to ensure key milestones and program objectives are met. Prior to joining Vulcan, Beames was a member of the Senior Executive Service and last served as the Principal Director, Space and Intelligence to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.

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