Andrew B. Fremder served as the Chief Financial Officer for Farallon Capital Management, LLC, a San Francisco based investment adviser, from 1994 until 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Fremder worked at Prudential Home Mortgage in Corporate Finance and was a Senior Financial Officer at the time of his departure. From 1984 to 1990, he worked at Deloitte Haskins & Sells in St. Louis, Missouri, and San Francisco, California, where he provided tax consulting services to small businesses and individuals.
Mr. Fremder is a co-founder of Oakland Promise, a community-based nonprofit organization that provides substantial scholarships, mentoring and other support to Oakland public high school students from low-income families and communities with historically low college attendance rates. He is also a trustee of the Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools.
Mr. Fremder sits on the board of PacWest Bancorp, a commercial finance company. (NSDQ: PACW)
He also sits on the board of Berkeley Music Group, non-profit with a mission to advance the understanding and appreciation of music, culture and education in the Bay Area.
He received his BBA in accounting in 1983 and a Masters Degree in Public Accounting in 1984 from the University of Texas at Austin.