Schmidt Associates Names Principals

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Ben Bain and Steve Schaecher Ben Bain and Steve Schaecher

Schmidt Associates has named Ben Bain (pictured), Eric Broemel and Steve Schaecher (pictured) principals at the long-time Indianapolis architecture and engineering firm.

Bain joined the firm in 2002 following a career in radio broadcasting. He now engages prospects and clients as the business development principal for the K-12 education studio. Bain works with educators ensuring the best for their students in often challenging conditions. He studied at Yale University and Leningrad State University.

Broemel is a certified professional engineer, a certified energy manager and the firm's engineering quality manager. He graduated from Purdue University with a mechanical engineering degree. Broemel has been with the firm since 2012. Much of his work involves educational facilities. He engineers buildings to be as energy efficient as possible allowing more money to go to the classroom to assist students and teachers.

Schaecher is senior project architect and the firm's architectural quality manager. He has been with the firm since 1990 after graduating from Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning. A significant example of his work is the Penrose On Mass project in downtown Indianapolis. He is also a published author of several architectural humor books.

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