CEO / OWNER
Ralph Faulkner is the Founder & CEO of Col Bleu Vodka. He has blue-collar running through his veins, and was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Ralph played sports throughout his entire life which instilled values that are priceless! He used this platform as a vessel to develop discipline, leadership skills, and a winning attitude. Ralph has been able to develop the CBV brand that was inspired not only by his life, but many others before him and the challenges that we are often confronted by in today’s society. He is a visionary who continuously makes sacrifices for the greater good, and also a firm believer in pushing his team members to the limit and unlocking hidden potentials that lie dormant.
CHEIF OPERATING OFFICER
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Elliott Robertson has a very strong passion and expertise in working with new start-up companies. He was born and raised in a thriving family whom are mostly all entrepreneurs. With an abundance of generational success, the Robertson family currently owns seven different businesses and are rapidly expanding their portfolio. Elliott currently holds a position as Senior Business Consultant with First Data Clover, and Senior Principal with Pangea Consulting Services based in Cleveland, Ohio. Elliott provides education services and financial guidance to families in the Greater Cleveland area, surrounding cities, and states. Elliott has twenty-three years of experience in finance and overall business consulting. He achieved his BA from Baldwin Wallace University and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Robertson truly enjoys working with startup companies in assisting and helping them navigate through challenges during the initial phases, so that they can be better positioned for long term success! Robertson also serves as Chief Financial Officer for Col Bleu Vodka.
V.P. SALES / MARKETING
Aswan Harris is an American actor and model. Harris is a former Marine Corps Veteran who began his acting career in his hometown Cleveland, Ohio.
Harris has established a comprehensive resume over the years that has embedded his stamp across the film industry. He has had leading roles in several theatrical productions and has had the ability to showcase his versatility. Harris was also cast as Ben in the rebirth of the critically acclaimed classic film Night of the Living Dead. He is known as the War Room Intern in Draft Day starring Kevin Costner and was also featured in the 2015 Lifetime Film With This Ring starring Regina Hall.
Harris continues to perfect his craft while scoring new roles. He has hopes to one day win an Academy Award just as his two idols Denzel Washington and Will Smith have done.
Jason Teal is an American businessman who was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 28, 1979. He is the youngest son of four and his parents are retired blue collared workers. After graduating high school he attended Kent State University. At the age of twenty five he started his very own building maintenance company. The company has completed substantial projects in the Mid- West, South, and East Coast.
More recently Jason has managed portfolios at Pepsico, Marriott International, and Volkswagen Group of America. He has also launched numerous PR campaigns for corporations over the years and now oversees Public Relations at Col Bleu Vodka.