As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Freese is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Company’s long term strategy with a view to enhancing the experience of our clients. He continually assesses the principal risks of the Company, as well as monitors the internal controls and management information systems that are in place.
His 34 years of experience in the industry and several executive roles he has held, gives him a very unique perspective on the development of successful construction projects. He recognizes and understands the needs, concerns, and goals of an owner, and is able to balance that with the experience and talents of the company.
Henry D. JohnsonChief Strategy Officer
Henry is responsible for directing strategic alliances, pre-development, and business development activities at Freese Johnson LLC. The core industry segments he is involved with include Healthcare, Corporate Office, and Mission Critical Facilities. He leads the day to day efforts of expanding our work within specific markets, and identifies opportunities to grow the organization through new markets. Henry leads the company’s design/build initiatives, aligning partner firms to assist in delivery of design/build projects awarded to the company. He ensures the pre-development and pre-construction activities are aligned with the success our of client’s work across our industry sectors. Henry has over 20 years of industry experience and has assisted in the design/build delivery of more than 800,000 SF of medical office space.
As President of Freese Johnson, Rodger is directly responsible for the day to day operations of the company. He oversees each department including operations, accounting, marketing, and pre-construction to ensure all are effectively staffed and exceeding the expectations of our clients and company stakeholders.
Rodger has over 36 years of experience in the construction industry. His experience spans a variety of project types, including healthcare, commercial, mission critical and multi-family. He works closely with the operational team to understand and implement specific building strategies employed by our client to meet their internal objectives. He also ensures our company quality and safety objectives are clearly communicated and adhered to by all team members.
Richard L. KleppeVice President of Operations
As Vice President of Operations, Richard provides continuous overall management direction for each project. He is involved throughout the life of the project, ensuring that our client’s objectives are met. He serves as a primary liaison between the Client and design team counterparts, as well as, monitors preconstruction and construction activities related to the project.
Richard has over 35 years of construction experience. His experience includes a variety of commercial, institutional, industrial, and healthcare projects in different capacities.