Doug Frede

Small Business Owner, Leader, and Strategist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Doug Frede is transformational visionary with a passion for driving innovation, leading strategic development, and developing products that solve problems. With a rareand unique combination of finely tuned business acumen and expert-level technical proficiencies, Doug has been successful directing sales, marketing, implementations, and process improvements. He is currently the President and Principal Owner of True Process and can be found travelling and spending quality time with his wife and daughter.

Throughout Doug’s career, he has been an integral force that drives growth through strategic development, implementing infrastructure framework, driving key partnership development, and solving client problems with creative solutions. Doug prides himself on his abilities to understand the needs of clients and build innovative products that grow businesses and drive revenue. His success has been recognized as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Milwaukee for multiple years along with being on the Inc. 5000 list for multiple years. He has also led his company to have earned the award of “Best Place to Work” in 2016 and 2017, by the Milwaukee Business Journal. Doug is a versatile problem solver that exceeds expectations and delivers results.

Doug holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and is a current member of HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society). He also holds patent #8,666,769 - System and method for comparing and utilizing activity information and configuration information from multiple medical device management systems.

When Doug is not helping his clients, you can find him spending quality time with his family. After marrying his college sweetheart, they decided to stay in the Milwaukee area and raise their family. Although Doug considers himself a “failed musician” you can still hear him playing the guitar as music is still a big part of his life. Whether he and his wife are attending concerts, playing cards, riding bikes, or running, Doug has found the optimal life of balancing professional success with being an engaged and accomplished father and husband.

  • Education
    • University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee