Kovac Design Studio, a boutique architecture and design practice focused on the realization of meticulously crafted, environmentally sensitive projects, has announced the appointment of Thomas Schneider to the position of managing partner. The promotion recognizes his strong leadership in the studio and excellent rapport with clients.
“Schneider is a natural leader who inspires and encourages innovative thinking with our clients and within our firm,” said Michael Kovac, founder and copartner. “Elevating him to partner was a natural next step for the evolution of the firm. He has demonstrated a profound commitment to our clients and their goals along with a passion for achieving the highest levels of architectural quality. With his Brazilian-German heritage, Schneider brings a uniquely international perspective that informs his vision of how to shape our firm in the coming decades to keep it at the forefront of architectural practice.”
Schneider joined the Kovac Design Studio team in 2013, bringing over 20 years of experience in architecture design and project management. Leveraging a strong portfolio and extensive expertise in custom residential and commercial adaptive reuse projects, he will continue to push the firm throughout all phases of project development, from conceptual design to completion. As managing partner, Schneider keeps a keen eye on projects as their design evolves, while also focusing on operational efficiencies, honing the firm’s quality control methods, and strategic planning including expanding the type of projects the firm pursues.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed developing projects with our team and have a deep appreciation for the principles and processes that help define Kovac Design Studio,” said Schneider. “I am thrilled to be in a position where I can effectively be a critical voice in shaping the firm’s path, and I look forward to fostering the growth and success of this wonderfully collaborative company as a whole.”