Jan 1998 - Present
University of Toronto
Since 1998, Douglas Freel has worked for ARC Financial Corp. in Calgary, Canada, bringing to the firm a background in private equity investing and direct oilfield experience. In his current role as senior vice president and director, Douglas Freel provides strategic leadership for development of new capital investments in the Canadian oil-and-gas industry. His work includes originating, structuring, and executing deals with carefully selected growing energy companies, and monitoring the progress of ARC's portfolio of oilfield services investments.
As a senior executive for ARC, Douglas Freel provides representation on numerous professional, civic, and charitable boards. Currently, he serves on the board of directors for Citadel Drilling Ltd. STEP Energy Services Ltd and Lifting Solutions Energy Services, Inc. In addition to his service for the three private companies, he is on the board of directors of Tesla Exploration Ltd., a public company. He is also a former board member of various companies including Canyon Services Group Inc and Flexpipe Systems Inc. In the realm of charitable involvement, he chairs the board of directors of the Impact Society, a grassroots Canadian nonprofit that provides programs for positive youth development.