Raleigh, NC, June 22, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Ned Jennings, principal at FreemanWhite, has announced that the firm has been recognized by Building Design & Construction Magazine as one of their five “Best AEC Firms To Work For.” In their statement, the judges recognized FreemanWhite as a national leader in continuing education and praised the firm’s FreemanWhite Academy, which offers 120 courses meeting the continuing education needs of 43 different staff positions. FreemanWhite was selected from 52 firms within the $394 billion United States design, engineering and construction sector for its excellence in the following areas:
· Innovation in recruitment and retention practices
· Professional development, education, and corporate responsibility
· Quality of the workplace environment
· Extraordinary compensation and benefits programs
· General business practices and public and industry perception of the firm
“At FreemanWhite we take pride in giving our employees a great work environment and all the tools they need to succeed,” said Jennings. “To be recognized as a great place to work is a testament to the positive and energetic culture of the firm. We make it our top priority to give our employees the best, and ensure that our clients receive the highest level of service.”
In addition to FreemanWhite, four other firms were named winners: Hnedak Bobo Group, Memphis; McCarthy Building Cos., St. Louis; Shawmut Design & Construction, Boston; and Walter P Moore, Houston.
FreemanWhite provides architectural, engineering, interior design and consulting services for healthcare organizations in the United States. Founded in 1892, the firm has offices in Charlotte, N.C., Raleigh, N.C. and San Diego, Calif. and employs more than 200 professionals. The firm has received numerous awards and recognitions, including being named the 2005 North Carolina AIA Firm of the Year, as well as the fifteenth largest healthcare firm in the United States in 2006 by Modern Healthcare magazine. For more information please visit http://www.freemanwhite.com or call 919-782-0699.
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