Fred started Transcendental Meditation in 1968 and then studied with His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1970 to become a teacher. Fred resides in Fairfield Iowa, the home of Maharishi University of Management where he serves as Trustee of the University. Fred was also a founding director of the Maharishi Global Development Fund and its Chairman from 1998 to 2002.
Fred's son Jake attends Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment. Fred with his wife Shelley and their son live in a home that is one of the premier examples of Maharishi Sthapatya Vedic architecture in the world. Built in 1999, it has already been featured on CNN and in the Robb Report, Des Moines Register, Omaha World Herald, and Chicago Tribune. (For a pictorial tour of the home, click here