Fort Worth City Council Recognizes Freese and Nichols’ 125th Anniversary

The Fort Worth City Council celebrated Freese and Nichols’ many contributions to the community with a proclamation recognizing the company’s 125th anniversary.

Mayor Betsy Price and Councilmember Brian Byrd, whose district encompasses the Fort Worth headquarters, led the presentation at the council’s Nov. 12 meeting.

The proclamation cited Fort Worth landmarks, including the Phyllis J. Tilley Memorial Pedestrian Bridge and Clearfork Main Street Bridge, along with professional development for employees and clients, and outreach such as college scholarships and sponsorship of educational events for young students.

Councilmember Gyna Bivens pointed out that Freese and Nichols was the first Fort Worth company to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the highest national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive.

CEO Brian Coltharp thanked the council, noting that the City of Fort Worth was the company’s first client and a key ongoing partner. He was joined by CFO/Chief Strategy Officer Cindy MilranyRetired President/CEO Bob HerchertSales Manager Charley Mock and Architecture Group Manager Kirk Millican at the presentation.

Earlier in the year, Freese and Nichols was honored by the Texas House and Senate and Tarrant County Commissioners Court.