For more than 50 years, Michael Frieze has held executive positions at Gordon Brothers, currently serving as Chief Investment Officer & Chairman of the Board of Directors and previously holding the position of Chief Executive Officer for over 30 years. During his tenure, the firm expanded from a retail liquidator to a full-service provider of strategic business and capital solutions to healthy and distressed companies alike. Michael exemplifies Gordon Brothers' commitment to community service by having served in top leadership positions on many community and corporate boards, including Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and as Chair of the New England Region of the American Technion Society. Currently, he is a Trustee of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a Trustee of Children’s Hospital, Chairman Emeritus of Friends of Yemin Orde and a former board member of Brandeis University. Michael received a BA from Bowdoin College and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.