Vice President of Operations
Eric has over fifteen years of experience in metal fabrication and stamping, including seven years as a Vice President of Operations. A native of Cincinnati, he graduated with a degree in business and economics from Thomas More University and then obtained an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Eric joined Freeman as Vice President of Operations in 2019, and has overall responsibility for all Freeman operations. In his free time, Eric enjoys hunting, fishing, time with family, and following the Reds and Bengals.
Direct Line: 513.488.8569
Vice President of Administration
Originally hired in 2007 as the IT manager, Rick was responsible for all aspects of the technology systems at Freeman as well as developing the custom database that serves as our resource planning system. As Vice President of Administration, Rick is responsible for IT, Human Resources, and Safety. He has been involved in technology his entire career, with positions in service management, IT, and software development. When he’s not busy here, Rick enjoys the outdoors, woodworking, and following the Cincinnati Bengals.
Direct Line: 513.488.8560
Starting in 2022 as plant manager, Dave oversees all Freeman shop operations. A native of Akron, Ohio, Dave served in the Navy for 9 years and obtained a B.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering Technology, followed by an MBA with a specialization in technology management. He has over two decades of experience in manufacturing. Outside of work, Dave stays active around the house, playing golf, and
taking his teenagers to volleyball tournaments.
Direct Line: 513.488.8600
Sales & Project Design Manager
Since joining Freeman in 2012, Jim has served as project designer, lead designer, and lead design engineer. A Cincinnati native, Jim was promoted to Sales & Project Design Manager in 2017. Before working at Freeman, he worked in aerospace manufacturing for four years. In his spare time, Jim enjoys mountain biking, woodworking, golf, and his favorite sports teams—the Reds, Bengals, and Bearcats.
Direct Line: 513.488.8565
Steve is a native of Cincinnati who now lives in northern Kentucky. Previously, Steve worked for about two decades in wastewater treatment, designing packaged wastewater treatment plants and overseeing sales, installation, and field service. In 2012, he joined the Freeman team as a Sales Engineer. When he’s not quoting and designing generator packaging, Steve coaches girls’ basketball—working with three teams—and follows the UK Wildcats.
Direct Line: 513.488.8611
Starting at Freeman as a Sales Engineer in 2017, Lee brings over forty years of experience in the power generation industry. A native of Peoria, Illinois, he began working in the industry in 1974, and was president of a generator packaging company from 1983-2015. When not helping customers through the generator packaging process, he enjoys spending time with his grandkids and following the Yankees.
Direct Line: 513.488.8568
As our engineering manager, Cassie oversees a design team of around ten to produce manufacturing designs. Originally from Cincinnati, she brought a background of four years in civil engineering when she started in 2012. When she’s not busy at Freeman, Cassie cares for her recently-expanded young family and enjoys a good book.
Direct Line: 513.488.8563
A native of Holmes County, Ohio, Micheal came to Freeman in 2020 with 18 years’ experience in tier-1 automotive project management. He served as Field Service Project Manager for two years, and then was promoted to Quality Manager in 2022. In his free time, Micheal enjoys woodworking, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family.
Direct Line: 513.488.8555
Field Service Manager
Jim has over fifteen years of experience in industrial electrical construction management, over eight years of experience with electrical power distribution manufacturing, and over fifteen years of experience with electrical testing and commissioning management. He attended Cincinnati State for an Associate in Electrical Power Engineering. In March of 2020, he joined Freeman as Field Service Manager, with the responsibility of all onsite scheduling and execution. In his free time, he enjoys golf, football, and spending time with his wife, son, and daughter.
Direct Line: 513.488.8585