Rocket Fuel

Faculty: Peter Freeman

Peter Freeman
Peter C. Freeman, MBA, BA
Title(s):
Senior Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Business
Campus(es):
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

Peter C. Freeman has more than 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