Fred Schaufeld is managing director of SWaN Investors. SWaN has 20 widely diversified investments, including growth oriented companies, domestic and international real estate ventures and the Washington Nationals Baseball Club. Schaufeld is also founder and chairman of NEW Customer Service Companies and vice chairman of its parent company, NEW Asurion Corporation, the world’s leading consumer product protection administrator. Schaufeld was a founder of the Service Contract Industry Council (SCIC) and with his wife, Karen Schaufeld, authored its first model law, a derivation of which was adopted by most states. Prior to founding NEW, Schaufeld worked in the live talent industry.
Schaufeld is active on a number of corporate and philanthropic boards, including CustomInk.com; Loudoun Country Day School, where he is currently board chairman; Fight For Children; One Voice Movement; and the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. He is a member of Venture Philanthropy Partners and the Young Presidents’ Organization. Schaufeld is a graduate of Lehigh University and has three children.