Senior Associate - Operations

KYLE KRETSCHMANN Senior Associate – Operations Kyle KretschmannSenior Associate – Operations Mr. Kretschmann is responsible for supporting the accounting, finance and back office functions for Freeport. Prior to joining Freeport in 2019, Mr. Kretschmann was an Alternative Investments Analyst at US Bancorp Fund Services. Prior to joining US Bancorp, Mr. Kretschmann worked as a Finance…

Managing Director

JOSH HOWIE Managing Director T) 1 312 281 4607 Josh HowieManaging Director Mr. Howie is responsible for sourcing, structuring and managing middle-market debt investments for the Freeport loan funds. Prior to co-founding Freeport Financial LLC in 2005, Mr. Howie spent seven years with GE Capital Services, including two years in GE’s Financial Management Program. While…

Vice President

STEPHANIE BICK Vice President T) 312 281 4659 Stephanie BickVice President Ms. Bick is responsible for structuring, underwriting and managing middle-market debt investments for Freeport. Prior to joining Freeport in 2021, Ms. Bick served as an Assistant Vice President in the Commercial Middle-Market Team at Wintrust Bank. Ms. Bick holds a B.A. in Finance from…

Director

DOUG GOLAN Director T) 1 312 281 4617 Doug GolanDirector Mr. Golan is responsible for structuring, underwriting and managing middle-market debt investments for Freeport Financial. Prior to joining Freeport in 2017, Mr. Golan served as a Senior Associate in the direct lending unit at Golub Capital. Prior to joining Golub Capital, Mr. Golan served as…

Vice President - Operations

JEREMY GOGGINS Vice President – Operations Jeremy GogginsVice President – Operations Mr. Goggins is responsible for supporting the accounting, finance and back office functions for Freeport. Prior to joining Freeport in 2018, Mr. Goggins was an Alternative Investments Assistant Manager at US Bancorp Fund Services. Mr. Goggins graduated with a BBA in both Accounting and…

Managing Director

MATT GERDES Managing Director T) 1 312 281 4627 Matt GerdesManaging Director Mr. Gerdes is responsible for structuring, syndicating and managing middle-market debt investments for the Freeport loan funds. Prior to joining Freeport Financial LLC in 2006, Mr. Gerdes was a Director of Dymas Capital Management Company where he originated, underwrote and managed investments in…

Managing Director

JOE GAMBINO Managing Director T) 1 312 281 4606 Joe GambinoManaging Director Mr. Gambino is responsible for structuring, underwriting and managing middle-market debt investments for Freeport. Prior to rejoining Freeport in 2013, Mr. Gambino served as a Vice President in the Healthcare Finance unit of NXT Capital. Prior to that, Mr. Gambino was a principal…

CFO/Senior Vice President

JEFF FROEMMING CFO/Senior Vice President T) 312 481 4611 Jeff FroemmingCFO/Senior Vice President Mr. Froemming is responsible for managing the accounting, finance and back office functions for Freeport. Prior to rejoining Freeport in 2016, Mr. Froemming spent eighteen years with Stark Investments, a global multi-strategy hedge fund. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Froemming served as…

Vice President

JAMES COLLETTI Vice President T) 312 281 4650 James CollettiVice President Mr. Colletti is responsible for structuring, underwriting and managing middle-market debt investments for Freeport. Prior to joining Freeport in 2020, Mr. Colletti served as a Senior Auditor in the Audit & Assurance practice at Deloitte. Mr. Colletti holds both a B.S. in Finance and…

Controller - Operations

KATHY ALLEN Controller – Operations Kathy AllenController – Operations Ms. Allen is responsible for supporting the accounting, finance and back office functions for Freeport. Prior to joining Freeport in 2016, Ms. Allen was Vice President of Compliance and Administration at Eco Capital Management. Prior to joining Eco Capital Management, Ms. Allen served as Accounting Manager…