Richard W. Freeman, Jr. RosaMary Foundation
TITLE: Chairman of the Board
FOCUS AREAS: Education, human services, arts, community development, and governmental oversight
CONTACT: (504) 207-8541, Admin@RosaMary.org
PROFILE: Richard W. Freeman Jr. is the chairman of the board at the RosaMary Foundation, a New Orleans-based private family foundation. Freeman was formerly the president of the Louisiana Coca-Cola Bottling Company, which was founded by his grandfather and made him one of the most prominent business leaders in the New Orleans community. He is also the son of A.B. Freeman, who founded the RosaMary Foundation and the Ella West Freeman Foundation.
His professional bio shares:
Former President of the Louisiana Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Mr. Freeman is a longtime civic activist, philanthropist, and community leader. He devotes his time among such organizations as the Ochsner Clinic Foundation; Tulane University; Tulane University Medical Center; A.B. Freeman School of Business; and, the New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative. He is Chairman of the Ella West Freeman Foundation and the RosaMary Foundation. Mr. Freeman is currently Chair of the Investment Committee at the Greater New Orleans Foundation.
You can learn more about Freeman’s background in these articles regarding his prominent family and involvement with the Louisiana Coca-Cola Bottling Company.