FWE is Deron’s flagship business, and it’s where he started his career more than 30 years ago. Today, FWE is one of the world’s leading foodservice equipment manufacturers with a long and impressive client roster, including well-known brands like Chipotle, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, KFC, the Bellagio Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas, and numerous Disney Hotels and Resorts. Headquartered in a 165,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Portland, TN, FWE provides foodservice equipment to hospitals, stadiums, correctional facilities, schools, hotels, cruise ships, and beyond. With a value-driven, customer-focused business model, FWE is dedicated to sustainable growth with minimal environmental impact. Learn more about FWE at fwe.com.

Private Companies

In addition to FWE, Deron is also the President, owner or managing partner of The Estate at Cherokee Dock, LichteHouse Holdings, Trade Direct (a business-to-business commercial trading company), and Portland Capital Property.

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