Schemmer is pleased to announce Bill Wedeking, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the firm as a senior architect and will be based in the Des Moines, IA, office. Wedeking has more than 25 years of experience in the design and construction industry, 12 of which involved leading his own design firm. In the last three years, Wedeking’s experience has grown to include detailed health care compliance review, working as a plans reviewer in the State Fire Marshall’s office. In this capacity, he led the State effort to rewrite Iowa Administrative Code section 481-61, Minimum Physical Standards for Nursing Facilities. While with the State, Wedeking also received training as a fire inspector and CMS Surveyor.
Wedeking’s project experience includes senior living facilities, healthcare, multi-family, education and commercial work, serving as client contact, designer and project manager. At Schemmer, Wedeking will be responsible for business development and project management. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a German language minor from Westmar College in Le Mars, Iowa. He also holds a Masters of Architecture degree from Iowa State University.