Meet our Leadership

Steve Fredette Headshot Mar 2024

Stephen Fredette

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Fredette is a high-impact leader who continues to propel BARBRI forward to growth and success. He has assembled an experienced leadership team from inside and outside the legal education field that is united in its passion to deliver the best possible outcomes to legal learners and professionals.

Steve is known for his ability to generate exceptional results without sacrificing the principles, ethical foundations, and relatability upon which he has built his reputation.

Over the past two decades, he has established strong connections with customers, shareholders, and employees. His ability to gain consensus and drive positive change within the organization has consistently translated into exceptional financial and operational performance, including strong revenue and market share growth, smart acquisitions, and significant shareholder value.

Steve’s leadership experience spans industries, including software development, consulting, engineering, but it is his passion for education that defines his career. By leveraging his technology background and embracing advances in learning science, his belief that delivering personalized, outcome-driven, engaging learning to students and legal professionals continues to make BARBRI the industry leader in tech-enabled legal education. Steve operates under a simple premise: ensuring customers’ success leads to better returns for shareholders.

Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Siena College. He is a happily married husband and father to four adult children. Steve loves to travel with family. He is a fitness and sports diehard with a passion for skiing and golfing (when time permits) and cheering on the New York Giants and the Mets.

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