Topic: Careers & Professional Development

We’re Great Place to Work Certified for Fifth Year

Freese and Nichols has once again been named a Great Place to Work! This is the fifth year the firm has earned Great Place to Work certification, with 93% of employees saying it is a great place to work.

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Scott Cole, Eric Potts Represent Freese and Nichols at Missouri S&T

Congrats to Scott Cole, who was formally inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Civil Engineers on April 7.

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Wendy Shabay Bonneau Recognized at National AICP Ceremony

Wendy Shabay Bonneau was recognized for her outstanding achievements as an urban planner and recently inducted into the AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) College of Fellows.

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Jacksonville Office Opens with Kristi Fernandez, Regional Water/Wastewater Planning Expert

Freese and Nichols opens an office in Jacksonville, its third office in Florida in three years, with Kristi Fernandez. Kristi is a water/wastewater master planner and modeler with significant regional and national experience.

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Lee Freese Excellence in Mentoring Award: David Buzan

David Buzan’s tireless dedication to his clients and developing his team members has made a lasting impact on those around him and earned him the Lee Freese Excellence in Mentoring Award, given annually by Freese and Nichols.

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Elliot Poduska Strengthens Stormwater Expertise and Presence in San Antonio

Elliot Poduska joins the stormwater practice in the San Antonio area bringing deep local technical expertise to the Freese and Nichols team and clients.

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Robert L. Nichols Professional Service Award: Robert Wood

Congratulations to Robert Wood for receiving our Robert L. Nichols Professional Service Award for his commitment to professional development.

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CMAA Houston adds Lisa McMichael to Board of Directors

Congrats to Lisa McMichael who was recently announced as Director-at-Large for the Board of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Houston Chapter.

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Ryan Fikes Featured by Society for Ecological Restoration

Ryan Fikes is highlighted as a Member in Action by The Texas Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) and discusses his role as professional in the field.

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Michael McBee Receives TAWWA Young Professionals Maverick Award

Congratulations to Michael McBee, Transmission and Utilities engineer, who received the Young Professional Maverick Award by the Texas Section American […]

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Lee Freese, 1935-2022

We mourn the loss of Lee Freese, youngest son of our firm’s namesake Simon W. Freese. We also celebrate his contributions during more than 60 years of service to our company and community as a pioneering water supply pipeline/pump station engineer and an extraordinary mentor.

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Matthew Giglio Receives TSPE Fort Worth Richard Van Trump Award

Matthew Giglio receives the Van Trump Award, originally instituted in 1971 to recognize an exemplary member for his or her service to the chapter.

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