Lona SmartSteve Thompson, LEED AP BD+CElena Hoff, PESeth Shannon, AIA, GGP, LEED AP BD+CAna Hanke, EITyler Lerdahl, PEJohn PlutaDerik Knock, LEED AP BD+CKonrad Broer

Lona Smart

Lona has over 20 years of experience related to all aspects of organizational development. She has led teams through a complex public/private partnership and provided leadership development, one-on-one coaching and strategic planning services to a variety of business types and leaders. Lona earned her Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. She…
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Steve Thompson, LEED AP BD+C

Steve has more than 36 years of experience in the field of architecture, construction, and project management. Steve’s design, construction, and project management experience ranges from Federal & State Government, VA Medical, to Military as well as a wide variety of commercial, retail, and recreational projects. Coached girls travel fast-pitch softball and youth baseball for…
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Elena Hoff, PE

Elena has more than 8 years of experience as a structural engineer and has designed many commercial, industrial, education, and multi-family facilities. She is licensed in Colorado, Nebraska and Iowa, and has design experience across 16 states. Elena recently relocated to Denver to establish Schemmer as a premier design firm in the mountain region. Elena…
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Seth Shannon, AIA, GGP, LEED AP BD+C

Seth has 21 years of experience in architecture and 14 years as a licensed architect working across a multitude of markets. He acts as project manager and design architect on his projects and keeps a close relationship to his design team and client. Seth has served on various AIA committees in the AIA Iowa Chapter…
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Ana Hanke, EI

Ana has more than 6 years of experience in site development of both public and private projects through civil engineering. Ana’s experience includes industrial, commercial, and education (K-12). Ana received a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering from The Illinois Institute of Technology in 2014. Loves futbol, running, and chasing her kid around Has a passion…
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Tyler Lerdahl, PE

Tyler has nine years of civil engineering experience providing services for municipalities, cities, state departments of transportation, as well as private clients. In addition to his design experience on numerous roadway and ADA curb ramp projects, Tyler’s experience includes the setup of the Miovision video data collection equipment, monitoring the equipment and collection of data…
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John Pluta

John has 20 years of experience and serves as Schemmer’s Information Technology Manager. He is responsible for managing the Company’s information technology and computer systems, ensuring security of data, network access and backup systems, along with addressing user needs and system functionality. John received a Bachelor of Science degree from DeVry University in Telecommunications Management.…
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Derik Knock, LEED AP BD+C

Derik has 23 years of experience as a Civil Design Technician assisting with the design of a wide range of projects by performing a variety of tasks including grading, site layout, roadway profiles, cross-sections, pipelines, utility systems and storm sewer systems. Derik received an Associate of Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology from Metropolitan Community…
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Konrad Broer

Konrad has 29 years of experience in construction and leads Schemmer’s Construction Administration Department. He is experienced in the review and coordination of engineering, architecture, structural and civil plans, with associated specifications, to produce comprehensive project manuals. Konrad has served as a construction administrator for a wide range of projects in the education, healthcare, multifamily…
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