Dave has decades of experience managing complex projects in construction and real estate. Having led some of the nation’s largest residential home building companies through dynamic growth, Dave has a reputation for sophisticated models in design, delivery and customer service.
Working with communities to find holistic solutions that inspire transformational change, his leadership brings together local stakeholders to assess their needs and develop their vision.
Schmit + Associates is a vehicle for unique partnerships that create one-of-a-kind town-centered places. These include large projects, such as the redevelopment of Assembly – the former GM auto plant in Doraville, Georgia and smaller home-town style developments in Roswell, Acworth and Auburn, Georgia.
Dave earned BS and MS degrees in Construction Management at the University of Florida’s Rinker School of Construction Management where he is an emeritus board member and annual guest lecturer to graduating seniors, sharing his views on ethics and operations in the development industry.
He is an active member of his own community in Roswell, GA where he currently serves on the board for Roswell Economic Development & Tourism. He served as chairman of the City of Roswell Comprehensive Plan, is a past president of Roswell Rotary, and past vice-chair of Habitat North Georgia. A longtime baseball coach, Dave volunteers with L.E.A.D., an inner-city sports-based program that empowers young black leaders to live a life of significance.