He joined Monterrey after retiring from the Chicago Police Department in 2020 as Chief of Operations. During his 34-year career, Fred provided leadership for more than 8,000 officers, including overseeing five area deputy chiefs, 22 district commanders and all special functions. He previously served as a Deputy Chief, managing saturation and gun teams, gang enforcement and crime reduction strategies.
He also worked closely with community leaders, groups and organizations to improve relations and public safety. A graduate of Augustana College and Chicago State University, Fred has earned numerous Department Commendations and Meritorious Awards throughout his career.