Staff Spotlight: Franci Boatright

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Staff Spotlight: Franci Boatright

Welcome to the team, Franci! She’s the latest addition to our accounting staff. 1. Where are you from? I grew up in Mason, Ohio. 2. What’s your greatest accomplishment? I’m very proud of my bachelor’s degree. As the youngest of four children, I am the first to earn a degree. 3. What’s your biggest pet peeve? […]

Staff Spotlight: Lauren Lonce

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Lauren Lonce

We’ve recently filled a new position, Talent Acquisition Manager. We’re excited to have Lauren on the team! 1. Where are you from? Hartville, in Northeast Ohio – home of Hartville Hardware, America’s largest hardware store. Maybe you’ve heard of it? 2. Why you chose to work/live in Cincinnati. I moved to Cincinnati to attend Xavier […]

Schaefer One of Columbus Business First’s Coolest Offices

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Hometowns, News | No Comments
Schaefer One of Columbus Business First’s Coolest Offices

Originally published by Columbus Business First

Staff Spotlight: Chris Hahnel

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Chris Hahnel

Welcome to our newest Cincinnati structural engineer, Chris. 1. Why you chose Schaefer. I choose Schaefer because of its broad project portfolio. With the opportunity to design so many different kinds of structures, I will diversify my experience and continually be challenged. 2. Why you chose to be a structural engineer. I have always been fascinated with the […]

Staff Spotlight: Amy Coffield

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Amy Coffield

Amy Coffield is the newest Schaefer structural engineer in our Columbus office. 1. Why you chose Schaefer. I was first drawn to Schaefer for the opportunity to work on diverse and complex projects. During the interview process, I was introduced to Schaefer’s collaborative and creative corporate culture which reinforced that it was the right fit for me. […]

10 Reasons Why We Love Phoenix

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Hometowns | No Comments
10 Reasons Why We Love Phoenix

Schaefer is growing and evolving in Phoenix just as the city itself is doing the same. It’s an exciting time for the both of us! Phoenix is a true melting pot of people and cultures from all over the United States, and what you find here reflects that. 1. Birth and rebirth. Even though Arizona […]

10 Reasons Why We Love Columbus

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Hometowns | No Comments
10 Reasons Why We Love Columbus

When Schaefer branched out into the Columbus marketplace a little over 10 years ago, there were many incentives that drew us to the capital of the Buckeye State. Business is booming in this highly entrepreneurial town, and we are surrounded by high achievers and innovators. It’s good company to be in, we like to think. […]

10 Reasons Why We Love Cincinnati

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Hometowns | No Comments
10 Reasons Why We Love Cincinnati

Schaefer loves Cincinnati. We grew up here. When we leave our backyard to speak at conferences or design projects across the nation, we are sometimes asked, “Why Cincinnati?”. We tell them these top 10 reasons (and sometimes more) why we will always call the Queen City home. 1. The food. You can find our favorite fare […]

Staff Spotlight: Jeff Messier, PE, SE, LEED AP

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Jeff Messier, PE, SE, LEED AP

We’re excited to welcome Jeff to Schaefer. He is our first Phoenix hire for our new Phoenix office. 1. Why you chose Schaefer. I admire that Schaefer thrives on the passions of its staff. The firm is open to new ideas, and there is an excitement surrounding change and trying new techniques with new clients. Schaefer also offered […]

Structures Booth Wins Best Technology Exhibit at Ohio State Fair

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in News, Outreach | No Comments
Structures Booth Wins Best Technology Exhibit at Ohio State Fair

Schaefer’s internal culture promotes continuous learning, and teaching, through mentorship and in-house training seminars. We’re passionate about what we do, and share it both internally and externally whenever we can. As a Structural Engineers Association of Ohio partner, Schaefer structural engineers Fae Garstang and Bernie Kooi participated in the 2016 Ohio State Fair Ohio Technology […]