Partner, Director of Virtual Design and Construction | Spagnolo Gisness & Associates


Michael Schroeder

When Fast Company selected SGA as one of the Most Innovative Companies in 2018, the publication identified the firm’s capabilities in Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) as a key differentiator in scheduling and cost certainty. Michael played an instrumental role in attaining this honor: He has led the growth and development of the discipline since 2014.VDC is an ideal fit for Michael, who loves to discover and invent new technologies that enhance project outcomes. At the beginning of every commission, he on boards the project team and hosts an Execution Success Planning session, during which participants determine the most effective methods of delivery. Other pillars of his methodology include co-location of the development, design, and construction partners; bespoke project dashboards; and a variety of team building initiatives.