John W. Freal


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.