Chuck Freiheit, PE

Chief Operating Officer

Chuck originally joined F.H. Paschen as a Project Engineer, going on to serve in various project management and leadership roles in the civil and building divisions in the Chicago office, as well as spending time in one of Paschen’s regional offices, before becoming Vice President and eventually Chief Operating Officer in 2015. With 27 years of construction experience, Chuck’s main role is to oversee diversity and compliance for the company, as well as the daily operations and work of the leadership team. As a visionary and true leader with a reputation for developing successful business relationships with both clients and subcontractors, Chuck has directed a number of high-profile projects for clients such as Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Transit Authority, and the Chicago Department of Transportation as well as other local and national customers.

Chuck is married to Michele and has two children, Felicity and Nathan, who keep him very busy outside of work. In his free time, Chuck loves to work out, which is good because he also has a fondness for chocolate chip cookies.