Jason Schmitz Joins HDR as Health Principal in Omaha
Jason Schmitz, AIA, NCARB, has joined HDR as a health principal in the Omaha architecture studio. In this position, Schmitz will be a leader for HDR’s health practice in the Omaha area, employing over 18 years of professional experience in the industry.
As the new health principal in Omaha, Schmitz will be responsible for cultivating and supporting both new and existing relationships with clients while driving regional growth.
“Jason’s expertise in quickly building new client relationships is exactly what we need at HDR. He brings a legacy of success and excellence in health,” said U.S. Central Region Director of Health Jim Thomson, AIA, NCARB. “He is joining a strong team in Omaha and his focus will be on strategy to continue to grow our health practice, locally, regionally and beyond.”
“I am excited about working at HDR because I can be a part of a great team that has built a long history and tremendous healthcare portfolio over the years,” Schmitz said. “We have the specialized expertise and a level of service that is hard to find anywhere else.”
Prior to joining HDR, Schmitz was a principal healthcare sector leader at DLR Group for their central region, managing teams across the Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota and Arizona offices. Schmitz earned both a bachelor’s degree in design and a master’s degree in architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.