Avram C. Freedberg is founder and president of National Collector's Mint, the nationally recognized coin and collectibles company located in Port Chester, New York. Founded in 1991 by Freedberg, the company has grown, under his leadership as president, from two employees to well over 50.
Avram C. Freedberg currently serves on the board of directors for Connecticut Free Shakespeare, the Board of Trustees of the Bi-Cultural Day School, the Allocations Committee of UJF 2008 and the Strategic Planning Committee of CAS.
Over the last 30 years, Freedberg has been a direct marketer of everything from micro-bibles to the full gamut of video cassettes, coins, skincare products and general merchandise. He has published twelve books and marketed the Original BeDazzler, the famous stud and rhinestone-setting machine, seen on television infomercials. In 2005, he founded with Eva Price, Maximum Entertainment Productions LLC. Read more under Business.
Philanthropy is very important to Freedberg. On behalf of National Collector's Mint, he has contributed more than $2 million to support charitable initiatives including various September 11 disaster relief funds. Read about his chosen recipients under Charity.
Freedberg was married on December 15, 1974, to Rhoda. They have two children, Jonathan and Arielle.