Indianapolis’ Schmidt Associates adds client liaison

Sara Richey

Indianapolis-based architecture and engineering firm Schmidt Associates has added Sara Richey as an associate and client liaison to the firm’s Higher Education Studio.

Richey will work alongside Schmidt Associates principals and design staff to enhance success for college and university clients.

Richey, an interior designer, has built a successful career in space planning, utilization and furnishing. Formerly an interior designer at Schmidt Associates in the 1990s, Richey now returns to the firm in the role of client liaison. She has also held roles at Designtex, Steelcase and Atlas.

“Sara is a strategic and creative thinker who brings innovative ideas to the table,” Sarah Hempstead, Principal and CEO of Schmidt Associates, said. “She will bring tremendous value to our clients at educational institutions big and small.”

Schmidt Associates also has studios in Healthcare, K-12 Education, Workplace, Community, and Lifestyle.