Dale is the President and founder of Freeman Enclosure Systems. A native of Milford, Ohio, he started the original company in 1984. Before that, Dale had a career in custom metalworking and industrial engineering. When not working at Freeman, Dale likes motorcycle riding and radio-controlled aircraft.
Direct Line: 513.488.8605
Vice President of Operations
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 Operations, Rick is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the front end of the business—IT, Human Resources, Accounting, Inventory, Safety, and Purchasing. 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
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
Patrick has worked at Freeman as a Sales Engineer since 2015. A graduate of University of Cincinnati with degrees in political science and civil engineering, he has a wide range of experience over two decades, including land surveying and construction management. In his free time, Patrick likes to get outdoors, camping, rock climbing, and kayaking.
Direct Line: 513.488.8559
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
Service & Quality
Steve joined the Freeman team as Quality Manager in 2012. Prior to that, he worked for two decades in a variety of positions in manufacturing, including IT network management, engineering, field service management, and quality control. A native of Indiana, Steve has NFPA and ASQ memberships, and enjoys cooking and martial arts in his free time.
Direct Line: 513.488.8584
Customer Service Manager
Since joining Freeman in 2012, Kate has developed her role to include both Account Manager and Field Service Manager. Kate serves as customer point of contact and handles purchasing orders, order scheduling, warranties, installations, and other field service. Her background includes a decade in sales and retail in the Cincinnati area. When she’s not working, Kate enjoys hiking and teaching as a certified yoga instructor.
Direct Line: 513.488.8610