Nelson (Fritz) Hartrich co-founded Becknell Industrial in 1990 and continues to serve as a valued team member, leveraging his construction experience to maintain the high quality of work for which the company is known. Mr. Hartrich’s long-standing relationship with Nabisco was instrumental in establishing Becknell as one of their preferred developers, and he’s continued to foster new business with Kraft Foods and other key customers.
With more than 50 years of construction experience, Nelson provides extensive knowledge in value engineering, cost savings and field expertise. He continues to be active with business development, cost estimating and oversight of the bidding and buyout process.
Nelson also volunteers his time at the Standing Tall Foundation, a non-profit scholarship fund that assists impoverished youth and their families in the Chicagoland area who do not have access to schools, offering children an environment where they can obtain a well-rounded education.