Meet Our Team

David Schmitz, CDP, LEED AP, NCARB


David is an award-winning Principal, project manager, and team leader. For over thirty years, he’s focused his puzzle-solving skills on continuously evolving the future of retail, shopping, and mixed-use complexes. Working closely with colleagues and clients, David specializes in engaging partners and weaving together unique solutions, resulting in unforgettable spaces and experiences.

Passionate about helping younger generations of architects overcome challenges on their journeys, David revels in mentoring and helping others grow, sharing lessons he’s learned throughout his decorated career. When he’s not creative problem-solving, David can often be found immersing himself in his favorite podcasts, umpiring little league games, or taking advantage of the California sunshine while playing beach volleyball.