Collaboration, openness, and accessibility are all characteristics that define Patrick Grap who joined Schmidt Associates as an engineering project manager. With an Associates degree in architecture from Vincennes University and a Certificate in Construction Project Management from IUPUI, Patrick began his professional career as a conveyor designer before rowing into directing projects teams with multiple engineering firms. As an MEP project manager for Schmidt Associates, Patrick strives to understand Owner needs and help lead teams to turn project ideas into reality because while it’s difficult work, he believes it is beautiful when it’s complete.
Outside of work
Patrick enjoys doing construction projects at his home, most recently completing a bathroom remodel and a landscaping project. He also enjoys rooting for the Indianapolis Colts and the University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball and football teams. Half of Patrick’s family is from Nigeria, and they have adopted him into their culture.