Kansas City’s Hunt Midwest names GM of development

Kansas City, Missouri-based Hunt Midwest has promoted Aaron Schmidt to general manager of development and construction. Schmidt joined the company as a manager of planning and construction in 2006 and has been promoted multiple times during the last 12 years.

Schmidt has played a key role in the development of the company’s master-planned residential communities, completion of its public/private infrastructure projects and expansion of its senior housing footprint into the Southeast with projects underway in Florida and Tennessee.

Most recently, Schmidt has taken the lead on the Hunt Midwest Business Center’s 180-acre expansion for the next phase of industrial development.

Schmidt is currently chair of the Platte County EDC and was instrumental in promoting the new single terminal (A Better KCI) throughout the Northland. He is a graduate of Missouri State University in Springfield with a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning.