Fred has served on the IKAR Board of Directors since May 2008. Focusing on development and structuring the organization for growth, Fred worked closely with IKAR’s Executive Director and professional staff to create a board that can raise money effectively and support the multi-faceted activities of IKAR. Fred is a founding partner in Reason Ventures and heads business development for Critical Mass Studios and Rightsline following the companies’ recent merger. Fred has previously served as Executive Director of Jewish World Watch, a non-profit that fights genocide happening today, and as President and General Manager of Withoutabox.com, the film festival submission system that was acquired by IMDB.com. He served as Chair and Treasurer of fellow-IKARite Nick Karno’s 2010 campaign for State Assembly, and has produced two feature films. He has a BA from the University of South Florida.