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Robert Froese

Secretary / Treasurer

Robert is a seasoned professional with over 35 years of independent agency management experience, marking a distinguished career trajectory that includes significant roles in the commercial insurance sector. His journey encompasses 13 impactful years as the Chief Operating Officer of a prestigious seven-location commercial insurance agency headquartered in Chicago, followed by a noteworthy 21-year tenure as the Chief Executive Officer of a regional commercial agency spanning two locations in Montgomery, AL.

Academically, Robert holds an MBA specializing in Finance and International Business, further underlining his strategic acumen and financial expertise. His professional credentials also include esteemed designations such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CRM (Certified Risk Manager), attesting to his commitment to excellence and ongoing learning within his field.

Beyond his corporate endeavors, Robert has contributed significantly to industry-related trade associations, having served as a former Board Member for two such organizations. Additionally, his passion for community service shines through his roles as the Vice Chair of a local Meals on Wheels provider and the Grants Committee Chair for the Kiwanis Club of Montgomery, where he leverages his leadership skills for impactful social change.

Robert's personal life is marked by strong familial ties, as he is happily married to Barrie and is the proud father of two children, Pamela and Eric.

Robert's decision to serve on the ESD Global Board of Directors stems from a desire to contribute meaningfully to the relaunch of the organization. Drawing upon his extensive business acumen, particularly in financial matters, Robert aims to support ESD Global's mission—a cause he wholeheartedly believes in. His strategic insights and commitment to excellence make him a valuable asset to the board, dedicated to driving positive change and empowering communities through ESD Global's initiatives.

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