Founding Partner, Freeman Spogli & Co. (private investment company) (since 1983); Managing Director of Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. (brokerage firm) (1976-1983). Mr. Freeman has been a Director of Edison International and SCE since 2002. He is a Director of CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. Mr. Freeman is a graduate of Stanford University, and holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Age 66.
Born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota, Mr. Freeman attended Stanford on a football scholarship. He is currently a Board member of Edison International (Southern California Edison) and CB Richard Ellis. Besides his business activities, he serves on the Boards of Trustees of The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, The Center for the Study of the Presidency in Washington, DC and served as Trustee of Stanford University from 1995 - 2005.
His daughter, Lisa Baskin, graduated from Skidmore College in 1998 and is currently married and living in Los Angeles with her husband and four young children.
In 2005, he and his partner Ron Spogli endowed the Stanford Institute of International Studies with a $50 million gift that resulted in the naming of FSI &emdash; The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford.more » « less