Board of Directors

Albert Chew


Albert was a Senior Executive at the Freeman Company for 14 years until his retirement in late 2020. He joined Freeman as Executive Vice President and Chief People and Planning Officer, and subsequently became Chief Operating Officer for the Expositions Division before assuming the role of president of the Expositions Division. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the consolidated company in 2018, focusing on the unification of Freeman-branded business units, to provide enhanced experiences for Freeman clients in the global marketplace. Before Freeman, Chew owned a management consulting firm for five years, focused on strategic planning and integrating customer and people strategies. His previous work came with ClubCorp, where he rose to Executive Vice President of Strategic Operations during a 13+ year career with the company. During his tenure, his responsibilities included people strategy, purchasing, facilities, food and beverage operations, tennis and athletics operations, golf course maintenance and golf operations.


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University of Houston (Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics); TCU (Master’s degree in Business Administration)
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Previous Board service includes ClubCorp; Freeman Expositions Board (until company divisions were consolidated in 2018); RH Dedman Memorial Hospital; The Family Place; University of North Texas School of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism; Chief Executives Round Table (affiliated with University of North Texas); and Board of Visitors, TCU’s Brite Divinity School