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Jeff Scarborough Joins Freese and Nichols in Houston

December 06, 2017

Freese and Nichols, Inc. welcomes industry veteran Jeff Scarborough as an account director in our Houston office. In this role, Jeff will leverage 20 years of business development expertise to help expand our capabilities to support federal and state agencies.

“Freese and Nichols’ federal partners have a wide range of needs, from comprehensive stormwater master plans to environmental monitoring and permitting, and we are dedicated to providing them with experts who can guide any project from concept to completion,” said Brian Coltharp, President and CEO of Freese and Nichols. “Jeff’s strategic business development insight, interdisciplinary team leadership and extensive knowledge in the federal procurement process make him a valuable resource and enable us to continue providing top-tier service.”

Before joining us, Jeff served as Division Manager of Special Projects at an established civil engineering firm. In this role, he successfully built a diversified architecture-engineering unit from the ground up, led contract acquisition strategies, negotiated joint venture partnerships, developed proposals and coordinated SF330 submittals, and managed projects. Jeff launched his career as a geographic information system (GIS) specialist, applying GIS solutions to solve environmental issues.

Jeff has worked on projects for numerous federal, state and county agencies, including the United States Army Corps of Engineers, United States International Boundary and Water Commission, Texas Department of Transportation and the West Harris County Regional Water Authority.

In his role with us, Jeff will apply his knowledge of business-to-business relationships to seek out opportunities to partner with federal and state agencies, particularly with military bases. He will also be actively involved with industry conferences and organizations.

Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree in applied geography and planning from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, now known as Texas State University. He is an active member in the Society of American Military Engineers, Project Management Institute and Society for Marketing Professional Services.