Welcome New CREW Pittsburgh Member Judith Schumacher!

May 26, 2021
Written by: Amanda Love, Communications Committee
CREW Pittsburgh would like to welcome Judith Schumacher as a new member! Learn more about what inspires her in this Q&A:

What role do you play in the commercial real estate industry?
General Contractor

How did you get started in your current position?  
I ran a builder’s association in Naples, FL, which gave me exposure to the construction business.  Then,
worked for numerous different GC’s both in FL and Pittsburgh.  We started our own company in 2009.

What are your interests and/or hobbies outside of work?
Cooking, hiking, skiing, anything outdoors!

Where is your favorite place to go out in Pittsburgh?
TBD, but we love the Strip District!
What did you learn from your biggest failure?
Never burn a bridge.

What personal values have shaped your career?
Faith and integrity.

What are you hoping to achieve with your CREW membership?
Develop new business relationships and friendships!

What is the best professional and/or personal advice you have received and/or given?
Your word is your sword and your shield!
How do you achieve balance between work and home life?
I create a schedule for myself that doesn’t overextend my ‘work commitments’.

Tell us something people may find surprising about you.
I used to race cars and do press reporting for the International Motor Sports Assoc.

Who inspires you and why?
Too many people to mention just one.
Where have you travelled?  Where do you wish to travel?
Many different places; favorite was Tuscany region.  I still want to go to wine country on the west coast!
Thank you for your contribution and joining our organization! 

Do you have any pets? What kind(s) and what are their name(s)?
ShiPoo named LuLu!

Anything else you want us to know about you?
I’m a relatively good writer and I was an English major in college :)