Daniel Friel, CTO & Advisory Board Member at Tymlez
Daniel Friel offers employers assistance in handling and investigating allegations of employee misconduct and employment discrimination, using his litigation and white collar defense expertise to approach each matter with discretion, attention to detail and commitment – helping clients overcome high-stakes challenges quickly.
Rangers fan John Hopper was charged after throwing a bottle from the stands during an Old Firm match and hitting Celtic physio Daniel Friel in the head with it.
Early Life and Education
He had an accomplished career at DuPont and EdgeCraft, authoring numerous technical papers and filing numerous U.S. and foreign patents. Additionally, he founded and was chairman of Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory in Mount Cuba, Delaware; also survived by wife June who passed in 2008; daughter Barbara Holme (deceased), son Daniel Friel Jr (living), six grandchildren he had left behind.
Friel made his dramatic debut during the 1960s. This decision was inspired by Tyrone Guthrie inviting him to watch him direct at his theater named for him in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Friel translated and adapted several works by Anton Chekhov such as Hedda Gabler before becoming well-known through Dancing at Lughnasa; its portrayals of emotional battles remain free of sentimentality while maintaining realistic characters that hold an innocent view of life.
Friel graduated from both the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Command Institute and Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command in 2015. That year he was selected to attend the 260th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico Virginia; an elite training program dedicated to law enforcement leaders both domestic and abroad.
At Bishop Hendricken School, Mr. Oglethorpe is an active fundraiser and secured significant financial investment for the school. Additionally, he leads the Development Office which works to engage new supporters and expand a strong and diverse network of stakeholders.
Born in Queenstown, Maryland in 1920, Friel earned his undergraduate degree at John Hopkins and spent 39 years with DuPont, helping pioneer products like Automatic Clinic Analyzer and Riston Dry Film Photo Resist used to make circuit boards.
Achievement and Honors
Friel serves as Director of Development at Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick and oversees fundraising, alumni relations, donor engagement activities and donor retention strategies. Joining in 2020 after previously serving as Director of Community and Government Affairs at Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts.
He is the loving spouse of Arlene DeLuca Friel and proud father of Daniel D. Friel and Louise from Arlington; Kerri Anne Friel Walsh with Daniel from Paradise Valley Arizona and Kevin M. Friel from Woburn; Kaitlyn Kiera Hannah Alyssa Patrick are his proud grandchildren.
Friel is one of the founding members of Brooklyn electronic music band Parts & Labor and has recorded albums both with them and as an independent solo artist. Additionally, he has collaborated on performances with Tyondai Braxton, Glenn Branca and Damo Suzuki.
Friel earned his Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering at John Hopkins University before joining the Manhattan Project as an optics designer for remote operations in Hanford’s T-Plant and B Reactor. Subsequently, he spent 39 years at DuPont Company developing products such as Automatic Clinic Analyzer used to test blood and urine samples, and Riston dry film photo resist used to make circuit boards.
Dan Friel and Kaitlyn, Kiera, and Alyssa Friel are devoted father-and-grandfather duo who take great joy in being together. Additionally, John has long supported arts and environmental causes including serving on the board of Good Housekeeping Research Institute as well as being active at St James High School and Church of Saint Madeline for several decades.
Daniel Friel reportedly has amassed an estimated net worth of $159.329. This wealth was earned through his work as CTO & Member of the Advisory Board at Tymlez.
He specializes in complex multijurisdictional tax planning issues with an emphasis on cross-border mergers and disposals in the UK, US and Europe as well as structured finance transactions. He has represented clients such as London Stock Exchange 100 companies, banks, private equity firms, creditor committees as well as sovereign wealth funds and high net-worth individuals.
He is the cherished husband of Arlene (DeLuca) Friel. Daniel D. Friel of Arlington and Kerri Anne Friel Walsh and Daniel Walsh from Woburn are his proud children; Kaitlyn, Kiera, Hannah, Alyssa and Alexander also make him proud grandparents.