He was the owner of American Party Rental in Austin, a family-owned business that opened in 1989.
As a passionate contributor of his time, talents, and financial resources to the success and growth of the TRA, he was always willing to share his business knowledge. A trusted mentor to many.
Fred was a generous contributor to the TRA, American Rental Association (ARA) scholarships and political action committee causes. He tirelessly advocated for rental business friendly governance at ARA’s National Legislative Caucus and TRA’s Legislative Day.
For his years of service to the industry, Fred was named the TRA Person of the Year in 2013 and was awarded the ARA Distinguished Service Award in 2018.