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Paschen Recognized as FWC 2016 General Contractor of the Year

F.H. Paschen (Paschen) is proud to be the 2016 recipient of the General Contractor of the Year Award from the Federation of Women Contractors (FWC), the fourth time that Paschen has received this recognition.

The award was presented on June 1, 2016 at the FWC Women Rock Awards ceremony, held at the House of Blues in Chicago.

The FWC is the oldest and most recognized leader among women-owned construction businesses in the Chicagoland area. It is committed to the advancement of entrepreneurial women in the construction industry. FWC members include general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and service-related firms.

Beth Doria, FWC Executive Director, said of the award, “We are so pleased that FH Paschen was chosen as our GC of the Year. They have been strong supporters of FWC for over 25 years and have been engaged partners in providing greater opportunities for women and minorities in the construction industry."

“Paschen is excited to be recognized as the Contractor of the Year by the Federation of Women Contractors,” said Paschen Chief Operating Officer Chuck Freiheit. “Paschen and FWC, and its members, have been working for over 20 years to build projects in the Chicagoland area, and we greatly value the relationship with the FWC and all of its member contractors.”


Leo Wright, VP of JOC; and Larry Mix, VP of Business Development, with Katie Canino and Beth Doria of Federation of Women Contractors

Chuck Freiheit, COO; Lauren Bailey, Admin Asst.; Dawn Caporale, Admin Asst.; and Leo Wright, VP of JOC