Freeman performs design-build concrete construction projects, delivering experience and quality thanks to our knowledgeable staff. The team responsible for client projects has been with the company since it began in 2007, including the Freeman leadership team, which is comprised of:
Nicki Knop – Owner, President
Nicki brings 20 years of experience as an owner, estimator, project manager, and office manager to the Freeman design-build team. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management Information Systems from Kansas State University. Her background in engineering allows her to bring a unique perspective to the Freeman client experience. As majority owner, Nicki oversees day-to-day company operations.
Nicki is Associate DBIA (Design-Build Institute of America) designated, an important design-build credential requiring many hours of coursework, project experience and testing. She truly understands all perspectives of a design-build team, thanks to her work experience in public works, civil engineering, private development and heavy civil contracting.
Monte Freeman – Owner, Vice President
Monte has over 25 years of experience as a laborer, foreman, inspector and superintendent. He has experience in concrete, grading and underground piping, which he utilizes as he oversees the daily field operations for Freeman’s clients.
Mike has an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Johnson County Community College with 24 years of experience as an inspector, estimator and project manager. His expertise is in site utilities and concrete. Mike is an Associate DBIA member.
Lynn Herrington – Controller
Lynn has 25+ years of experience in financial management as a Controller, ensuring that design-build projects performed by Freeman are cost-effective. He is an Associate DBIA member, has a Bachelor of Management & Human Relations degree from MidAmerica Nazarene University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Baker University.
The project managers at Freeman have extensive knowledge in concrete and utility work. The project management team includes:
- Aaron Walker
- Dan Sidebottom
- Gordon Hitt
- Ian Schaben