Robert (Bob) Schmidt, the Production Manager for the Fixtures + Fabrication division of The MDC Group, oversees the team and daily shop operations. Prior to working at The MDC Group, Bob was a residential contractor and home inspector, warehouse manager, lead finisher, bench carpenter, molding operator and machinist. With a variety of experience as well as his service in the U.S. Army, Bob is a natural born leader, teacher and mentor. He also holds a BA from Purdue University in Industrial Design.
In his time away from the shop, you can find Bob restoring an old Mason Lodge. He loves the character of the building and is using reclaimed wood to keep the integrity and in many places, improving it. If and when he has other spare time, he also enjoys fishing.