Hartford engineering firm the Freeman Companies has added four employees:
Paul Rodrigues joins as a project manager. He has 11 years of experience managing medium and large scale civil engineering projects throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts. His notable projects include work for Yale University, Foxwoods Resort & Casino, MGM Grand Casino, the Connecticut Department of Construction Services, Capitol Region Education Council (CREC), Post University and multiple highway/street improvements in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
John Bartolomei joins as a land surveyor. His land surveying and project management experience spans more than 30 years. He previously served multiple roles at KWP Associates including transit coordinator, crew chief and chief of surveys.
Taylor Kappel has been hired as a staff engineer. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.
Marcella Strums-Simon joins as marketing coordinator. She has 25 years of experience in marketing, business development and executive support for professional services firms.
Freeman Companies is a strategic collaboration of engineering professionals providing a range of engineering and consulting services including civil engineering, land surveying, environmental sciences and geotechnical engineering.