Freitag celebrates 30 years at Hanson’s headquarters


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June 24, 2020

Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291 

Freitag celebrates 30 years at Hanson’s headquarters

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Joan Freitag, a senior vice president and the civil works and federal business development principal at Hanson Professional Services Inc., recently celebrated 30 years of service at the firm’s Springfield headquarters.

Freitag, who joined Hanson in 1990, helped establish the firm in serving federal clients, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Guard Bureau (Army and Air National Guard), Federal Emergency Management Agency, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Air Force Civil Engineering Center. She provides strategic direction, client relationship management and leadership for Hanson’s federal, water resources and disaster recovery groups.

Freitag is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is a fellow of the Society of American Military Engineers, served on its national board and is a mentor for its Leadership Development Program. She also serves on the board of directors for America’s Watershed Initiative, working for Mississippi River watershed improvements. She is chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Defense Services Committee. She contributed to efforts for Hanson to achieve the Secretary of Defense Freedom Award from the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for the support of employees who serve in the National Guard and reserves.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone at (217) 788-2450.


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