Fred Anawati is the Senior Partner of The Phoenician, LLC. Fred comes from a long line of seafarers. His father was a professional mariner. Fred is of Phoenician ancestry. So, by the environment of his upbringing and by blood he comes from a race of skilled mariners, boat builders and merchants.
Fred was born in the seaport city of Alexandria, Egypt. He was brought up in the Greek Orthodox Christian faith. For college he went to the respected California Polytechnic Institute in San Luis Obispo, where he graduated as a mechanical engineer. He moved on to Hawaii in the early seventies and worked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for awhile. Then he started working for himself.
Fred is a very active entrepreneur. He is a senior partner in several maritime related Hawaiian companies besides The Phoenician, LLC.