Starting with Entrepreneurial Spirit:
The son of a CPA and teacher, the intrigue of business began at a young age growing up in the Central Wisconsin city of Wausau. Throughout childhood, Fred was fascinated by the world of business and finance. Weeks after graduating from high school, Fred began embarking on a career in finance, becoming the youngest intern at a large fortune 500 financial institution in the history of the company. Fred would also go on to enroll at St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI, studying business, finance, economics, and accounting.