Designed to be Inclusive – Schmidt Associates’ Journey to WBE

At Schmidt Associates, our commitment to delivering excellence in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry has always been intertwined with a deep-seated dedication to building a robust and diverse design community. Becoming a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certified firm is a milestone, but at its core, it’s an affirmation of our long-standing values of […]

Mentorship Matters: A Conversation with Schmidt Associates CFO Brett Quandt

As a firm dedicated to working effectively with clients and delivering on their goals, we know that it starts with mentoring our own people and empowering them with tools they need to successfully deliver positive outcomes for Owners. Among our talented leadership team is a figure known not only for his financial acumen but also […]

Setting Dreams into Motion in 2023: Completed Projects and What Our Clients Said

Looking back on 2023, it’s clear that Schmidt Associates stood at the forefront of design innovation and client satisfaction. In a year marked by substantial growth and creative challenges, the team completed over 400 projects, each embodying a commitment to turning clients’ visions into functional and inspiring spaces. Read on to learn more about some […]

Celebrating Accomplishments: How the Schmidt Associates Team Reaped Success in 2023

“Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.” -Steve Jobs Every day at Schmidt Associates, we are reminded of Jobs’ words. We understand that success is built on the foundation of outstanding teams. Thinking about 2023, we’re filled with pride over the incredible accomplishments of our […]

Servant Leadership in Action: Cementing Community Connections in 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, we at Schmidt Associates reflect on a year rich in community spirit and servant leadership. Our team’s dedication across Indianapolis and Louisville, Ky, has left a lasting impact, reaffirming our commitment to enriching the communities we serve. Here’s a glimpse of how we’ve broadened horizons and built stronger bonds […]

New Year, New Aspirations for Schmidt Associates Employees

Happy New Year from all of us at Schmidt Associates. As the calendar flips to a new year, it’s a time of reflection and aspiration for many, including the dynamic team at Schmidt Associates. Our talented professionals are setting their sights on new personal and professional goals as they step into the year with renewed […]

The Road to Louisville, Ky.: A Historic Revitalization in the Heart of Paristown

In 2020, two architectural powerhouses, Arrasmith, Judd, Rapp, Chovan, Inc. (AJRC) and Schmidt Associates, joined forces, setting the stage for a transformative journey. Mere months before the global shutdowns, the merger birthed a new entity, an extension of Schmidt Associates in Louisville, Ky., with a shared vision of becoming a regional leader in architecture, engineering, […]

Communicating Effectively: A Conversation with Project Manager/Associate Jen Carroll, AIA

Early in her architecture career, Project Manager/Associate Jen Carroll had a “rubber meets the road” experience that taught her the art of project management and the importance of being aware of the bigger picture with complex design projects. Since then, she’s been thoughtfully leading internal and external teams with sharp attention to detail and keen […]

Embracing DEI: A Conversation with Human Resources Manager| Associate Parveen Tai

With an unwavering commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace, Parveen Tai is a dedicated champion of DEI initiatives. Her passion for creating a harmonious and equitable work environment extends beyond mere rhetoric. She exudes and ingrains these principles within the organizational culture and effectively translates them to benefit both our valued employees and clients. Parveen’s […]

The Power of Relationships: A Q&A with Patrick Grap

In the AEC world, establishing relationships long before the design process occurs is paramount for building trust and long-standing relationships with clients. While it’s fair to say that everybody in the industry is doing it, very few have mastered the art of relationship building quite like Engineering Project Manager Patrick Grap. With an Associate of […]