Active international can claim many distinctions in the corporate trade field. None, however, is more valuable to our clients and trading partners than the deep experience of our employees.
Drawing from a diversity of professional backgrounds, they’ve spent decades forming relationships and establishing best practices that enable Active to fulfill its mission of creating value with every trade.
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Alan Elkin is Chairman and CEO. He co-founded Active International in 1984.
Alan began his career at Kaiser Broadcasting, which, under his direction as Senior Vice President of Sales, later became Field Communications and then a subsidiary of Katz Media Group. He’s received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Ernst & Young and the British American Business Inc. Award in recognition of Active’s global accomplishments. Alan believes that community involvement is as important as business leadership and through the company’s ActiveCares program, contributions have been made to over 600 charities since 1997.