Meet Bob Freeman

Born and raised in the 56th House District, Bob Freeman is proud to call Nashville home. He and his wife, Rachel, are working parents with three young children–two daughters and a son.

At a Glance

  • Nashville native
  • Small business owner
  • Married (Rachel), three children
  • Bachelor’s degree, MTSU
  • Master’s degree, Lipscomb
  • Board member, Nashville Homelessness Commission, Tennessee Environmental Council, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and the U.S. Green Building Council

Bob serves as Vice President of Real Estate Investment and Development with Forestar Group, Inc. He also co-founded Freeman Applegate Partners, a full-service consulting and construction firm, specializing in energy efficiency and sustainable building practices. Bob graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Construction Management and Land Development and went on to earn his master’s degree in Sustainability from Lipscomb University’s Institute for Sustainable Practice.

Bob’s wife, Rachel, works at the Sexual Assault Center here in Nashville, currently serving as Executive Vice President and transitioning into the role of CEO. The Center provides healing support and advocacy they provide for children, adults, and families affected by sexual assault.

As lifelong Tennesseans, Bob and Rachel enjoy the opportunity to volunteer with organizations making a positive community impact. Bob currently serves on the boards of the Tennessee Environmental Council, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Tennessee Market Leadership Advisory Board. He was also appointed to the Nashville Homelessness Commission, which brings together advocates, business leaders, government agencies, and the general public to collaborate on solutions for homelessness in Nashville.

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