Four-time finalist for Dealmaker of the Year

Fred McCallister


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Fred’s career has spanned law, business and financial services. For over 15 years, he worked as corporate counsel to several aggressive growth companies, including an actively traded public company. He has managed, as buyer, seller or intermediary, over 65 domestic and international transactions ranging in value up to $300mm.

While Vice President and General Counsel for Liberty Sports, the predecessor to Fox Sport Networks, Fred was an integral part of their growth strategy, which included launching new sports leagues and making strategic acquisitions. Fred was promoted to Vice President of Sports League Operations and in this capacity was responsible for the financial and operational management of the new sports leagues.

As the Vice President and General Counsel of a publicly held new media company, Fred was responsible for all legal matters and was key in driving high organic growth and growth by acquisition. Fred was instrumental in acquiring seven domestic and international companies in a period of 18 months.

Fred has testified before the United States Senate Commerce Committee, at the request of United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Fred has appeared multiple times on national television as a guest of Anderson Cooper (CNN), Kyra Phillips (CNN), Sean Hannity (Fox), Bryan Williams (Fox), and Margaret Brennan (Bloomberg).

Fred has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Mississippi College School of Law. Fred no longer practices law but remains in good standing with both the Mississippi and Colorado Bar Associations.

2014 National Middle-Market Deal of the Year

Key Achievements

National Award for Telecom Deal of the Year

ACG & Dallas CEO Magazine Award for Texas Deal of the Year

  • Experienced M&A advisor, legal counsel, C-Suite executive

  • Industry experience in healthcare, wireless communications, manufacturing, pet products, communications and utility infrastructure, oil & gas services and renewable energy