Zachary Green is a graduate of Bowling Green (Ohio) State University. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former lieutenant with his local fire department, Zachary is the founder of MN8 LumAware/Foxfire. MN8 is a global leader in photoluminescent safety solutions used by over 80,000 firefighters in more than 25 countries. In addition, Zachary has developed a line of safety items ranging from products that help people find their way out of dark stairwells to code-approved EXIT signs that never need batteries, lightbulbs, electricity, or testing. Zachary led the launch of the ClearGuard line of COVID protective products in early 2020 which has become The Home Depot’s largest supplier of COVID protective barriers.
Zachary received the President of the United States “E” award in Washington DC from President Trump for exporting and has been honored as Exporter of the Year by the Ohio Small Business Administration. Zachary was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, the front page of Yahoo.com, MSN.com, and in USA Today along with numerous other local and national media outlets. Zachary has testified in front of the US House of Representative Small Business committee and was named Entrepreneur of the year by Governor John Kasich. Zachary was also selected by the Obama White House as one of 10 entrepreneurs to represent the United States at the Global Entrepreneur Summit. Zachary’s book, Warrior Entrepreneur was released in late 2021 in its first week skyrocketed to #1 on Amazon.com in several small business and entrepreneurship categories and multiple countries. The book focuses on how warrior traits can help entrepreneurs, leaders, and others battle through adversity and accomplish their missions.
Zachary Green lives in Hilton Head Island, SC, and was formerly a City Councilman in Wyoming (Cincinnati), Ohio. On his spare time, he volunteers at the nearby Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island with the Living History Detachment and participate in the final section of the Crucible.