Mr. Frech has over 20 years of leadership experience in government, non-‐profit, and business. In the early and mid-1990’s, he was heavily involved in the environmental movement, performing research on energy efficiency, climate change, and bio-diversity. He worked in The White House Office of Policy Development and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
He has served on many non-profit boards, including the Literacy Network, Northeast Trees, Amigos del Los Rios, UCLA Alumni, and the CAF Advisory Board. He led the UCLA Anderson LA Alumni Chapter for three years, creating over 20 career development events a year, with a team of over 50 volunteers, serving thousands of LA-based UCLA MBA Alumni.
On the business front, most recently he served as the Regional Vice-President of Safelite AutoGlass, managing the $100 Million California Region, with over 600 employees and 35 retail/warehouse facilities. Prior to that he served as a VP Operations at Classic Party Rentals where he led the M&A integration process for over 20 acquisitions and was de-facto COO of the East Region, a $150+ Million business.
Within the adaptive sports movement, Mr. French founded the Angel City Games and Angel City Sports to serve a need in the Southern California region. He is the CEO and Founder of Team Ezra, on the LA Advisory Board of the Challenged Athletes Foundation and is heavily engaged in the LA2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid.
Mr. Frech resides in Los Angeles with his wife, three boys, and labradoodle Yazzie. He enjoys cycling, triathlons, surfing, and snowboarding. He has a BA in Economics from UCSB and an MBA from UCLA.