Originally published in the November 2008 edition of eTorch
On Oct. 21, David Freeman, an alumnus of the College of Business Administration, spoke to students on campus as a guest of the Accomplished Alumni program.
The audience included students in the entrepreneurship and innovation class of the MBA program as well as a group of first-year MBA and sports management students. Freeman founded 36 Venture Capital in 2007 and currently serves as the company’s CEO. The company maintains investments in professional hockey, baseball, and soccer clubs. He is chairman of the Nashville Predators (NHL) and the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx (AA Southern League).
Freeman was the founder and CEO of Commodore Medical Services, which was formed in 1991 and was the second largest company in the medical waste industry at the time of its sale to Stericycle in 2007.