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Richard Gorman Freeburg

Richard Gorman Freeburg, American financial derivatives company executive. Recipient Finance award Wall St. Journal, 1961; Arizona Bankers Finance scholar Arizona Bankers Association, 1960.

Background

  • Freeburg, Richard Gorman was born on July 2, 1938 in Princeton, Illinois, United States. Son of Eugene Victor and Mary Catherine (Albrecht) Freeburg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Finance, Arizona State University, 1961.

    Career

    • Account executive Merrill Lynch & Company, San Diego, 1962-1967, trade development manager New York City, 1967-1972, national marketing manager futures division, 1972-1975, regional office manager, 1976-1981. President Merrill Lynch Futures, 1981-1985. Independent consultant, 1985-1988.

      Managing director Chase Futures Management, Inc., 1988-1995. President, Chief Executive Officer Derivatives Consultant Group, Inc., since 1995. Board directors Metal Traders Inc., 1971—1975, Merrill Montagu Hardyand Harmon, New York City, 1974—1976.

      Board governors New York Coffee & Sugar Exchange, 1973-1979, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 1984-1985.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Founder Bowling Green Improvement Association, 1982—1985. Board directors Ethan Allen Institute, 1997—2002, chairman, since 2000. Trustee Mahaffey Theater Foundation, 2002—2009.

    Member executive committee St. Petersburg Downtown Association, since 2002. Chairman Vermont State Republican Finance Committee, 1997—2000, Windsor County Grand Old Party Finance Committee, 1996—2000. Member of International Winston Churchill Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Winston churchill book collector, gardening, genealogy.

    Connections

    • Married Cheryl Rue, March 16, 1957. Children: Wesley Eugene, Michael James, Margaret Denise.
    • father: Eugene Victor Freeburg
    • mother: Mary Catherine (Albrecht) Freeburg
    • spouse: Cheryl Rue
    • children: Wesley Eugene Freeburg
    • Michael James Freeburg
    • Margaret Denise Freeburg
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    Nationality
    • 1961
      Arizona State University
    • 1962 - 1967
      Account executive, Merrill Lynch & Company
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      board director, s Metal Traders Incorporated
    • 1974 - 1976
      board director, s Metal Traders Incorporated
    • 1981 - 1985
      president, Merrill Lynch Futures
    • 1985 - 1988
      independent consultant
    • 1988 - 1995
      managing director, Chase Futures Management
    • 1995
      president, Derivatives Consultant Group
    • 1995
      Chief Executive Officer, Derivatives Consultant Group
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