Managing Director, Private Finance
1521 Westbranch Dr., Ste 100, McLean, VA 22102
Mr. Freal joined the Gladstone Companies in February 2002 from American Capital Strategies, where he was a Managing Director. From 1995 through 1997 he was a private investor and financial consultant. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Freal was President of RDS Capital Partners, a private merchant banking company that he co-founded to acquire middle-market commercial and industrial companies. Prior to founding RDS, he was employed by several Washington D.C. area and Philadelphia banks as a Loan Officer providing general corporate and buyout financing to middle-market and national companies. Mr. Freal received both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business from George Mason University.