Jimmy Schumacher found his passion for architecture in a humanities class, then in 1989 worked for an architect in Tennessee willing to pay him four dollars an hour to learn CAD. He obtained a degree in architecture from Mississippi State University in 1994 and during this time was selected to use film industry, high-end computer animation at a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center. This work led to an animation position with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as a guest speaker for the state’s AIA convention. After college, he headed west to work on residential projects, first with Mel Birkey, and then with Keith Krebs.
In November 1995 Jimmy joined Davis Partnership, where he is an associate leading teams on prominent healthcare, university, and residential projects such as the Daniel L. Ritchie Center at DU, the CU Law School and Center for Community buildings, Portofino Tower, Kaiser South Lone Tree, and the Museum Residences. He enjoys construction as a hobby.