Richard Freeman has an extensive background in insurance investing and has worked with Cave Creek Capital on several transactions over the last seven years, including our portfolio company, Integro, one of the fastest growing insurance brokers in the U.S. Richard has more than 30 years of experience in managing both private and public equity investment portfolios. He previously raised and helped manage the $300 million Private Equity portfolio of Century Capital Management, a Boston-based fund focused on financial and business services. His past positions also included Director of Investment Research, Portfolio Manager and Equity Analyst at Bank One (First Chicago Corporation), and Director of Investment Research and Assistant Portfolio Manager at Kemper Financial Services’ Selected Financial Services mutual fund complex. He has served as an auditor for the State of Michigan Insurance Bureau and an investment analyst for both the State of Michigan Treasury Department and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Mr. Freeman has served on the Boards of several public and private companies, including acting as the Chairman of the Audit Committee for Fidelity National Information Solutions, Inc. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Phoenix Society of Financial Analysts and the Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts. Mr. Freeman graduated from Michigan State University Magna Cum Laude and was elected a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and earned a Masters of Business Administration from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree in Accountancy from Western Michigan University.