Fred is Vice President and head of the Lexington office of Transact Capital. He has a strong business background that includes over 20 years of service for public and privately held manufacturing and retail companies such as Pillsbury (Division Controller), Perry Oceanographics (VP Finance), Camping World (Treasurer) and Minit Mart Foods (CFO). In these capacities, he was responsible for a variety of complex acquisition and divestiture activities. Most recently, Fred was a Vice President at Alpha Omega Capital Partners.
Since 1994, Fred has worked independently as a financial consultant and investment banker for business owners, private equity funds, and individuals selling, buying and recapitalizing privately held businesses. Fred is a “hands-on” financial practitioner working from all sides of the closing table. He can effectively articulate and integrate the needs of both the seller and buyer to guide the client through the most difficult and complex situations by implementing creative deal structuring ideas and techniques.
Fred earned both Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Accounting from Syracuse University and University of Miami (FL), respectively. Both Fred and his wife, Jennie, have taught Sunday school to 5th & 6th Graders for many years and work on many community projects. They have one adult son.