Credit Management From Bay Area Entrepreneurs

Bay Area Entrepreneurs Pioneering Credit Management Industry

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 25 -- Long known for its high-tech, dot-com prodigies, the San Francisco Bay area has recently seen the rise of two successful entrepreneurs who have carved out an innovative niche within the debt resolution industry.

Now, with the recent launch of, Andrew Housser and Brad Stroh plan to revolutionize the consumer credit and personal finance sectors.

The expansion comes amid exponential growth by Freedom Financial Network, LLC, a debt resolution company Housser and Stroh founded in 2002.

"The formation of was a natural progression," said Stroh, who along with Housser is co-CEO and founder of the company.

"We see so many consumers, day-in and day-out, who lack the necessary education needed to make important financial decisions. We created to educate and provide access to a broad range of credit and personal finance services," he added.

Stroh and Housser continue to apply innovative strategies to their industry and were recently named Northern California finalists in Ernst & Young’s 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

The two are Arjay Miller Scholars from Stanford University’s Graduate Business School, and have applied both academic and professional experience, contributing to their success.

Stroh stressed that continued growth will stem from the consumer credit and personal finance markets due to current economic conditions.

"High-interest debt continues to plague borrowers at an alarming rate. It’s a problem that we must continue to address. With, we can help customers find the best rates, insurance, loans and address common financial challenges."

He concluded, "At the end of the day, knowing we’re helping others save money is a rewarding feeling."

For more information on the company and its founders, visit

Based in San Mateo, Calif., is a free one-stop online portal where consumers can educate themselves about complex personal finance issues and save money by choosing the best-value products from a network of qualified service providers. Since 2002,’s partner company, Freedom Financial Network, has provided consumer debt resolution services, serving more than 7,500 customers nationwide and managing more than $250 million in consumer debt.