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Randal Nardone: Founder of the New Fortress Energy Company

Randal Nardone is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and English. He furthered his education by studying at Boston School of Law, where he was awarded a Doctorate of Jurisprudence.

Randal Nardone then practiced law for a few law firms and was promoted to an executive position of chairman at one of the law firms. It was followed by strong membership on boards of different companies, as well as holding senior positions for the rest of the companies where he worked.

After joining Fortress Investment Group as a co-founder, Randal Nardone quit practicing law as this was now an investment firm and his roles ranged from being a Chief Executive Officer to Chief Operations Officer, and any other tasks that the board entrusted him. For more information about Randal Nardone, view his Crunchbase profile.

In several interviews, Randal points out that the skills he learned both at law school and when practicing at law firms are the reasons behind his good leadership at Fortress Investment Group. The powers have given Randal Nardone a competitive advantage over other CEOs and COOs from other companies as he understands the limits to which legal procedures should be followed, even when the company is challenged with legal suits.

Randal Nardone was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Fortress in 2013, where he was given overall-head roles such as being in charge of all the legal and financials of the company. It was a natural role for Randal as he was a legal expert.

As aforementioned, his role as a director stipulated that he must be involved in the company’s decision-making process which usually took place during the board meetings. Randal came up with business strategies for Fortress Investment Group that led to the company’s success. His influence on the decision making processes was partly out of the experience he had while holding executive positions in the law firms that he worked for, as well as his excellent leadership skills.

According to this year’s Forbes Business Magazine, Randal is among the world’s top 100 businessmen of the year, and his wealth is estimated to be amounting to slightly over $2 billion after joining Fortress Investment Group.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortress_Investment_Group

 

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