Rocket Fuel

Faculty: Peter Freeman

Peter Freeman
Peter C. Freeman, MBA, BA
Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Business
Campus(es):
San Francisco
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Peter C. Freeman has over 40 years experience in financial management, creating financial infrastructure and raising capital for established, startup, and turnaround companies. He has helped launch multiple start-ups and arranged financings with a total value exceeding $1 billion. These include public and private equity, angel investments, real estate loans, revolving lines of credit, asset-backed loans for equipment and receivables, and a wide range of project financings. He works with large and small companies in a variety of industries, including energy, water, life science, construction, real estate development, software, manufacturing, transportation, financial services, and non-profits.

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Corporate and Entrepreneurial Business Planning
  • Financial Reporting and Controls
  • Cost Analysis
  • Treasury Management
  • Raising Capital

EDUCATION

  • MBA (Finance), University of Chicago
  • BA (Economics & Political Science), Amherst College

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2010 - Present: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
  • 2012 - Present: Co-Founder, GREEN- Global Renewable Energy ENgines
  • 2000 - Present: Consultant and Interim Financial Manager, CFI Partners
    • Chief Financial Officer, Pharmaceutical Research Company
    • Consultant, Amarantus BioSciences, Inc.
    • Consultant, Private Real Estate Lender
    • Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder, Startup Financial Services Company
  • 1986 - 2000: Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Manager, Financial Planner, Dillingham Construction Corporation
  • 1986 - 2000: Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, Homestake Mining Company
  • 1980 - 1984: Cost Estimating Supervisor, British Petroleum Corporation
  • 1979 - 1980: Senior Financial Analyst, Intel Corporation
  • 1978 - 1979: Assistant Vice President, Corporate Finance Department, Wells Fargo Bank

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • California licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Member Keiretsu Forum
  • Chairman San Francisco Bay Area Financial Executive Networking Group (FENG)
  • Member Turnaround Management Association
  • Chairman of the Finance Committee, St Johns Episcopal Church

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty (Finance 2012), Golden Gate University