Fred is a lifelong Greenwich resident who graduated Greenwich High School in 1980. He resigned as State Representative for the 151st District, after serving 11 years and as Assistant Minority Leader. His professional experience includes being a small business owner having founded Greenwich Recycling Co., and working as a high school teacher, baseball coach and real estate professional. His community service includes serving the boards of Greenwich Council of Boy Scouts, the Greenwich Baseball Foundation, Greenwich Junior Babe Ruth League, the Greenwich Old Timer’s Athletic Association, the Cos Cob Association and Adopt-a-Dog.
Fred also has been involved with the Byram Neighborhood Association, the Chickahominy Reunion Association, the Redmen’s Home Association, and the Knights of Columbus. He also is an associate member of the Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol. He is a former Representative Town Meeting member, chair of the Board of Parks & Recreation and the Republican Town Committee. His legislative and community work have earned him awards from the Uniform Professional Firefighters, the Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol, the Greenwich Council of Boy Scouts, the United States Humane Society, Stamford Republican Town Committee 2020 Beyond Borders Award winner, the CT Votes for Animals Legislator of the Year, and Adopt-A-Dog of Greenwich's first ever Humanitarian award winner in 2021. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Manhattanville College, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in political science and history, and a Master of Arts degree in education.