Urban is excited to welcome Fred Schneader CCM, PMP, as an associate vice president and project manager working for the firm’s southeast region. Mr. Schneader joins the firm with almost 25 years of technical, project management, and executive leadership experience in consulting engineering.
“Fred is a proven talent and leader in the rail industry who brings a wealth of knowledge to our firm,” said Urban Senior Vice President and COO for National Services William Thomsen, PE. “We look forward to him enhancing the southeast region and applying his valuable experience to our firm and our strategic growth goals.”
“I am excited to be joining a firm like Urban that enjoys an excellent reputation throughout our industry”, said Mr. Schneader. “The firm is well-positioned for strategic growth across the country, and I look forward to contributing my skillset to their client-focused services.”
Mr. Schneader has experience delivering all aspects of program and project management in the design and construction industry, with emphasis on heavy infrastructure projects such as freight, transit rail, roadways, and bridges. He has long been a leader and relationship builder who believes in open and honest communication, and who has a history of creating strong partnerships with customers, stakeholders, employees, contractors, and vendors to ensure high-quality work is produced on schedule and within budget. He is an operations expert who is focused on solving complex problems, improving processes, building strong teams, mitigating risk, and monitoring progress to ensure completed projects meet customer and business objectives.
A graduate of the University of North Florida, Mr. Schneader earned his Bachelor of Science in building construction management. He is a certified construction manager and project management professional.