Director Emeritus, Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art & Design
Former Partner, Real Change Strategies
Former Partner, Venture Philanthropy Partners
Former President & CEO, Riggs National Bank
Fred joined the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design as chief operating officer in 2008 and became director and president in 2010. Prior to that, he was a founding partner of Real Change Strategies, a strategic consulting firm focused on nonprofits. From 2000 to 2007, Fred served as a partner of Venture Philanthropy Partners, a philanthropic investment organization focused on children that helps leaders build strong, high-performing nonprofit institutions in the National Capital Region. The organization partners with medium and large nonprofits, as well as foundations, arts groups, and conservation organizations. Fred also has been a management advisor at the Morino Institute in Washington, DC and, from 1997 to 2000, he served as president and chief executive officer of the institute’s Potomac KnowledgeWay project. Before joining the nonprofit field, he spent 35 years in banking, including five years as president and CEO of Riggs Bank, N.A. Fred has served as a board member of a number of nonprofit organizations, including Child Trends, See Forever Foundation, Northern Virginia Family Service, and Heads Up. He received a BBA from Ohio University and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, AZ.