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Freese and Nichols Names Hatley as New Executive Vice President

Tricia Hatley
Tricia Hatley
RALEIGH, NC — Freese and Nichols, Inc., promotes Tricia Hatley, PE, a longtime manager with nationally recognized leadership experience, to Executive Vice President as the company prepares for succession changes. As a new member of the Executive Team, Hatley oversees the firm’s operations in North Carolina, Oklahoma, Georgia, and Florida.

Hatley will retain her role as Oklahoma Division Manager while also managing Freese and Nichols’ continuing expansion across the Southeast. She has 30 years of experience, with technical expertise in transportation planning and design, drainage analysis, and capital improvement planning. She also is proficient at managing large multidiscipline projects.

Hatley has played critical roles in developing the firm’s offices in Dallas, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. As an Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure-credentialed Sustainability Professional (ENV-SP), she is skilled in creating sustainable project alternatives for clients. She also has held multiple state and national leadership roles in professional associations and currently serves as President of the National Society of Professional Engineers.

She received her civil engineering degree from Oklahoma State University and is a member of WTS and the American Public Works Association.

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