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Messer Construction Co. Promotes Abby Schmitmeyer to Project Executive; Celebrates 30 Years in Columbus 

December 21st, 2023

Abby Schmitmeyer promoted to Project Executive in the company’s Columbus, Ohio, office.

Columbus, OH – Dec. 20, 2023 – Messer Construction Co. is proud to announce the promotion of Abby Schmitmeyer to Project Executive in the company’s Columbus, Ohio, office.

Schmitmeyer began her career with Messer in 2015 upon earning her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from The Ohio State University. Her project experience includes the Scioto Greenways, Mount Carmel Franklinton and New Albany, as well as Parks Edge West, East and North. She currently leads a team that is managing a variety of renovations and upgrades for OhioHealth.

Schmitmeyer is active in several Messer committees and volunteers regularly for Modcon and the American Heart Association.

In addition to Schmitmeyer’s senior management level promotion, Messer announced the following promotions take effect in January 2024 in Columbus:

  • Kennedy Henney, Project Manager
  • Ben Maxwell, Project Engineer II
  • Colin Patton, Senior Project Manager
  • Drake Winters, Craftforce Superintendent

Also of note, Messer’s is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Columbus office. Take a look at how far back the company’s roots go and how employees continue to impact the Central Ohio community.


Click here for a photo of Abby Schmitmeyer.

About Messer Construction Co.

Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor that leads complex commercial construction projects in the Aviation, Health Care, Higher Education, Industrial, and Science and Technology market segments. An employee-owned company, Messer’s transformational investment in its people, communities, and innovative building solutions has enhanced the landscape of the 11 Midwest and Southeast regions where its employees live and work. A local builder with national resources and expertise, the company has delivered value for 90 years through quality construction and client experiences, taking care to both exceed customer expectations and build long-term relationships.