Lossie Freeman is one of 5 HOBY alumni receiving a 2017 Alumni Achievement Award at the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Gala in New York City on May 31st, 2017. HOBY’s Alumni Achievement Award recognizes outstanding HOBY Alumni who have distinguished themselves as leaders in professional, social, and philanthropic endeavors, and have carried that leadership with dignity and respect.
Ms Freeman works as Special Assistant to the Mayor – City of Wilmington, Delaware for Employment initiatives, where her role is to coordinate the administration’s efforts to develop a robust employment infrastructure in partnership with the business community, to promote job creation and job skills training opportunities for residents.
Ms. Freeman began her career on Wall Street at JPMorgan. As an Internal Global Consultant she assisted in the launch of their FX business in Seoul and a joint venture in Tokyo with DKB Bank to market mutual funds. She was a licensed broker-dealer on the JPM Listed Equity Trading Desk and a clerk on the NYSE.
Lossie studied abroad as an undergraduate in Shanghai in 1995 and after graduate school worked briefly at the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, China in the Economic/Political Section. Most recently she was VP of Global Business Development for Parnassus Global Agency, a DC-based communications consulting firm focused on public policy and global business development. She has provided research on youth savings, entrepreneurship, and financial inclusion for a UK-based international NGO, International Rescue Committee. Ms. Freeman holds a B.A. in Economics from Salem College and an M.P.A. in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She attended HOBY World Congress in the summer of 1992.
Lossie is active in her community as a Rotary Club member and currently serves as a Salem College Trustee. She lives with her husband Stephen, their 7-year old son and a recently rescued puppy named Annie.
Join us in honoring our Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award honorees, Alumni Achievement Award winners and our Outstanding Young Alumni and celebrate our 59 years in developing young leaders at the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Dinner in New York City on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.