Featured Member

Featured Member: Tom Schermerhorn - Excel Engineering

July 30, 2019

Tom Schermerhorn, Principal

NCARB, PE,  Architect/Engineer

Age: 61

Family: Married and 3 Grown children and 3 grandchildren

Education: Bachelor of Science from Milwaukee School of Engineering in Architectural Building Construction Engineering Technology

Career Overview:  I started out working as a structural engineer doing the engineering of Light Gage Steel Framing at Inryco in Milwaukee.

 Then I worked at an architectural firm in Fond du Lac doing both structural engineering and architectural design for numerous commercial buildings around Wisconsin.  The next stop was working in the architectural department at the Kohler Co providing architectural design services for Industrial, Hospitality and Residential projects.  I have been with Excel Engineering, Inc., since 1991 and have been a part of the company growing from a handful of people to nearly 200 associates.  We are able to provide full architectural and engineering services in all 50 states from our office in Fond du Lac.  With my career in both engineering and architecture I am registered as both and architect and engineer, being registered in 26 states as an architect.

Business Goals: My Business goals are to continue to provide creative and cost effective solutions for our clients.  We have followed this mantra for many years and by following this, our business has been blessed with growth to follow.

Personal Goals: Continue to volunteer and serve God and the community.

What Do You Like To Do For Fun: I enjoy spending time with my children and grandchildren, doing renovation projects and riding the ATV trails in northern Wisconsin

Your Advice For Young People Entering Our Rapidly Changing Workforce:  Find something you are passionate about and pursue it with your heart and soul.  Enjoy each day.

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