Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Civic, Outreach, Staff | 2 Comments
Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Schaefer structural engineer, Bernie Kooi, recounts his experience providing structural assessments in Colombia.

Race to the Finish: My Experience as a Schaefer Co-op Student

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Hometowns, Outreach, Staff | No Comments
Race to the Finish: My Experience as a Schaefer Co-op Student

One month into my co-op at Schaefer, I was asked to do something way beyond my comfort zone: run the Flying Pig 4-Person Relay. Of course, trying to impress my team members, I confidently agreed with a smile on my face and continued back to my desk before anyone could hear my pounding heart. I […]

Staff Spotlight: Nathan Baugh, CPA

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Nathan Baugh, CPA

Nathan, our new controller, has joined our Cincinnati office. 1. Why did you choose to join Schaefer? The first two things that attracted me to Schaefer were the people and the work. The culture is very inviting and a comfortable place to be. Additionally, instead of just fulfilling the role as “the numbers guy” who […]

Staff Spotlight: Mike Brandes

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Mike Brandes

We welcome Mike as a new structural engineer in our Cincinnati office. 1. Where are you from? I grew up in Kendall Park, New Jersey. 2. Favorite thing to do off the clock. Sail. 3. What would you do with $1 million? I would pay off my school debt and give my parents the money […]

Ed’s Next Adventure

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in Staff | 2 Comments
Ed’s Next Adventure

This week, Schaefer says goodbye to one of our most tenured employees, Ed Schwieter. For the past 32 years, Ed has been an integral part of the Schaefer team. Joining Schaefer in 1985 as a production engineer with a few years of experience, he rose through the ranks leading projects and teams until becoming vice […]

Staff Spotlight: Jared Clifton

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Jared Clifton

Jared recently joined our Columbus office as a modeler. 1. If you weren’t in this profession, what would you be? I would be a physical therapist. I am very interested in healing the human body and helping others get stronger. 2. What are your hobbies? My hobbies are powerlifting and sampling new craft beers. 3. […]

Staff Spotlight: Taylor Norman, PE

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Taylor Norman, PE

A new addition to our newest office! We welcome Taylor to our Phoenix team. 1. Why did you choose to join Schaefer? The combination of high quality structural designs as well as a focus on a positive work environment drew me to Schaefer. 2. If you could design a structure anywhere in the world, where […]

Staff Spotlight: Ben Forrest

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Ben Forrest

Even our IT department is growing! Our IT Manager, Ben Forrest, recently started in our Cincinnati office. 1. Favorite thing to do off the clock. I love playing trivia and visiting local restaurants. We have friends that host themed parties (SNL, cartoons, etc.), and those are always a blast. This year we dressed up as Marty and Bobbi […]

Staff Spotlight: Lara Stroup, PE

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 in Staff | No Comments
Staff Spotlight: Lara Stroup, PE

We’re thrilled to have Lara as a part of our Columbus team! 1.  Where are you from? Naperville, Illinois. 2.  Why you chose to work/live in Columbus, Ohio. Since both of my parents are from Columbus, we visited our extended family here several times a year. I love that there are so many things to […]

Travis McCoy Wins SMPS Arizona President’s Choice Award

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in News, Staff | No Comments
Travis McCoy Wins SMPS Arizona President’s Choice Award

When Travis McCoy opened Schaefer’s Phoenix office last year, he joined Society for Marketing Professional Services Arizona chapter to meet local industry professionals. A year later, Travis participates on three committees, has moderated a program, and was recently recognized with the President’s Choice Award. “Since joining the Arizona chapter of SMPS, Travis has made a significant effort to […]