Charlie Haas joins CG Schmidt as Sr. Preconstruction Manager

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The longtime industry veteran will help lead preconstruction efforts and application of construction analytics.

Milwaukee, WI – CG Schmidt is pleased to announce the hiring of industry veteran Charlie Haas as Sr. Preconstruction and Construction Analytics Manager.

Charlie earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Villanova University, his Master of Business Administration from Marquette University and a Master of Architecture from UW-Milwaukee. He began his career with Milwaukee engineering firm GRAEF, before transitioning to architecture with Milwaukee design firm Kahler Slater. During his tenure at Kahler Slater, Charlie served as the Project Manager for several notable healthcare projects, including a hospital project in Charlottesville, VA that won the 2012 “Most Beautiful Hospital in America” award. Following Kahler Slater, he held positions with Marquette University as Project Manager / Architect of University Capital Projects and with Berengaria Development as Director of Real Estate.

As Senior Preconstruction and Construction Analytics Manager, Charlie will work closely with our project teams and leadership to serve as a knowledge link between preconstruction planning and project operations to ensure the capture, understanding and reuse of construction information and insights gained from completed projects. He will also apply data analytics to help create a vision and plan for utilizing information from past projects to achieve a better understanding of the interrelationships between design, construction costs and building system performance.

Charlie and his wife, Elizabeth, two daughters, Geneveive (4) and Charlotte (16 mos.), and Golden Retriever, Maizey, live near campus in Milwaukee. In his free time, Charlie likes to downhill ski, golf and travel. He has visited 5 continents with the goal of visiting all seven; only South America and Antarctica remain on the list.

CG Schmidt, a family-owned company since 1920, is a leader in quality construction management, general construction, and design-build services with offices in Madison and Milwaukee. The company serves the markets of education, healthcare, senior living, corporate, industrial, community and religious facilities. For more information, please visit the company’s website at

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