OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
We wouldn’t be able to take Zenneck Power to the next level without our incredible team of entrepreneurs and leaders who collaborate together to make each project come to life. Our staff runs like a well-oiled machine, offering cutting-edge and meaningful energy solutions aimed at improving the quality of life for people around the world.
James Williams, Major General USMC (ret)
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
General Williams served his country for over 35 years in the military; he retired from military service in 2010. He commanded Marines at every level in combat operations and readiness. He was last assigned as the Commanding General, 4th Marine Division. During the Global War on Terrorism, positions held were as Assistant Division Commander, 2nd Marine Division, in combat operations at Camp Blue Diamond, Al-Ramadi, Iraq and as Deputy Commanding General, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force in Fallujah, Iraq.
General Williams also served on the Secretary of Defense’s Reserve Force Policy Board. Included in his military decorations are the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and the National Defense Medal, to name a few.
During the Carter and Reagan Presidencies, Major General Williams served as a Military White House Social Aide. He was serving at The White House during the Middle East Peace talks between Israel and Egypt, the rescue attempt to free hostages from Iran, and during the assassination attempt on President Reagan in 1981.
General Williams received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Slippery Rock University, PA and reported to Officer Candidate School, receiving his commission in 1976. His education includes Master’s Degrees from Georgetown University in Government and National Affairs, and Yale University in Hospital Management and Public Health. He has completed program studies at Harvard’s JFK School of Government in the National and International Studies Program. General Williams has completed the LOGTECH Program, Center of Excellence in Logistics and Technology, University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Tommy brings more than 16 years of sound entrepreneurial perspective, sales, marketing and operational expertise to Zenneck. A recognized leader and strategist among his peers, Tommy is a proven performer who builds lasting success with a passion for empowering people and team synthesis.
Prior to joining Zenneck, Tommy founded and developed the working structure, implementation, and growth of three private companies. He oversaw daily operations and logistics, managed hundreds in decentralized locations and generated millions in revenue. Mr. Kovatch has structured, negotiated, closed and funded hundreds of millions in transactions for debt/equity financing, asset based lines of credit, real estate, equipment, structured finance and investment banking.
Mr. Kovatch has served as a respected business consultant to Dallas-based technology companies, focusing on start-ups and turn-arounds.
When consulting he typically managed operations of client companies and helped them in many areas, including; strategic and financial planning, market research, sizing and verification, business development, resource allocation, ERM, CRM, training, forecasting, leadership and personal growth and development of staff. He also has extensive experience in creating comprehensive, strategic business plans that provide keen financial insights and position companies for long-term growth and profitability.
Before embarking as an entrepreneur, Mr. Kovatch honorably served in the U.S. Navy. He was stationed at the Pentagon and the Bureau of Naval Personnel. He was meritoriously promoted twice during his naval tour, was selected as the Bureau of Naval Personnel’s Bluejacket of the Quarter and was awarded with several Flag Letters of Commendation, the Navy Achievement Medal and the Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal as a direct result of his excellence in leadership and dedicated service.