About Us

Schroeder Installation Systems was founded in 1988 when Schroeder Moving opened offices in Milwaukee. Integrated Office Solutions, an independent company, was started in 1998 to supply products to office furniture dealers and customers. In 2000, Integrated Office Solutions and Schroeder Installation Systems moved to a 45,000 square foot building in New Berlin, allowing the two companies to expand and offer design, architectural products, contract furniture, and support services. Then, in 2002, the companies merged, renaming itself Schroeder Solutions. After out growing its current space, Schroeder Solutions moved into a beautiful new 60,000 square foot building to support its growth and provide better service to its customers.

Currently, we have approximately 80 professional employees dedicated to serving our customers. A few names on our client list include: Northwestern Mutual, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Briggs and Stratton, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, WE Energies, and Kohl’s. Schroeder Solutions is able to meet our customers’ facility needs locally, statewide, and nationwide. We are capable of specifying, estimating, procuring, installing, and servicing any type of furniture with our own equipment and personnel. With over 45,000 square feet of warehouse and office space in Southeastern Wisconsin and a beautiful showroom to present our ideas, we have all the necessities to meet our customers’ needs at our fingertips.

 

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Leadership Team


Email Scott
(262) 207-6399
1920 South Calhoun Road
New Berlin, WI 53151-2214

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Scott Gierhahn: President/CEO

Since 2002, when Scott became the President of Schroeder Solutions, the company has seen tremendous growth and success. He has led Schroeder Solutions to receive numerous awards and never settles for mediocrity in any aspect of the business. His hands on approach to leadership gives his employees and clients confidence in his commitment to continuous improvement. His expertise in both sales and the interiors industry has led him to be a speaker/presenter for organizations such as the Waukesha Chamber of Commerce, Independent Business Associates, BOMA, IFMA, Managements Resource Associates, and various Higher Education Institutions in Southeastern Wisconsin. In addition he has been featured in many articles as an expert on office furniture trends.

When he’s not in the office or working the room at a networking event, Scott is most likely spending time up north, relaxing at his lake home. He also enjoys walking his two dogs and dining out or biking with his wife, Debbie.
Leadership Team


Email Tyler
(262) 207-6397
1920 South Calhoun Road
New Berlin, WI 53151-2214

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Tyler Smith: Vice President of Operations

Tyler Smith joined Schroeder Solutions in 2014 as Vice President of Operations. As part of the Leadership Team, Tyler focuses on project management from initial quotes to final billing, oversees the day-to-day company activities and monitors department workflow in order to ensure operational excellence throughout the company.

Tyler is a well-rounded leader having served in management roles for the food service and logistics industry. In his last position, he oversaw a staff of over 44 employees, as well as the daily operation of 400-1,000 home deliveries per day. Tyler’s insight and expertise enhances the operational efficiencies of Schroeder Solutions as he continuously examines and streamlines processes in order to improve service delivery and client satisfaction.

When Tyler is not focused on operational excellence at Schroeder Solutions, he enjoys cooking, working out and spending time with his family, including playing sports with his children as well as participating in co-ed community leagues with his wife.
Leadership Team


Email Mary
(262) 207-6383
1920 South Calhoun Road
New Berlin, WI 53151-2214

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Mary Holtz: Controller-Human Resource Director

Mary Holtz joined Schroeder Solutions in March, 2011 as the Controller. Mary has a Bachelor of Science degree from UW-LaCrosse and is a Certified Public Accountant. Holtz oversees the Administrative Team and is part of the company’s Leadership Team. In addition, she manages the financials for the company and handles the overall Human Resource responsibilities.

Prior to joining Schroeder Solutions, she worked as an Accounting Manager and self-employed Certified Public Accountant. Her experience at both a large national company and small accounting firm as well as her work with a variety of client types will benefit the Schroeder Solutions team.

When she is not crunching numbers and preparing financials for Schroeder, Holtz enjoys spending time with her husband and two grown children, as well as working out. You may also find her relaxing with a good book and a latte.
Leadership Team


Email Jim
(262) 207-6331
1920 South Calhoun Road
New Berlin, WI 53151-2214

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Jim Friedl: General Manager

Jim has been a standing fixture at Schroeder Solutions since its inception in 1988. Jim has worked in many different capacities spanning from installer, to project supervisor, expediter, project manager, warehouse manager and now as the General Manager. His experience is this industry is unparalleled. He has worked on small office relocations and reconfigurations as well as coordinated moves and installations of over a thousand people. During his 20 plus years at Schroeder Jim has continued to excel in each job he has taken on.

During his free time, Jim enjoys bowling, taking his motorcycle out for a ride, traveling cross country to attend NASCAR races or spending time at his home in the Wisconsin Dells.  
Awards
Schroeder Solutions has been recognized by the following organizations as leaders in the community:
Schroeder Solutions wins Future 50 Master Mettle Award,
September 18, 2009 Biz Times Milwaukee
Small Business Success Stories Company Turnaround Recipient,
October 2008, Corporate Report Wisconsin

In addition we have been featured in several local publications as experts in our industry.


Leadership Team


Email Amanda
(262) 207-6381
1920 South Calhoun Road
New Berlin, WI 53151-2214

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Amanda Stein: Director of Marketing

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Writing from Anderson University in Indiana, Amanda joined Schroeder Solutions in 2003 as the Marketing Coordinator. Her writing background proved instrumental as she worked to get the marketing program up and running. She has helped rebrand the company twice – first in 2003 when Schroeder Solutions was formed and again in 2009. In 2007, Amanda took on additional responsibilities as the sales coordinator and then became the director of business administration and marketing 2010. In this capacity she supported both our customers and internal staff by overseeing the order processing, tracking and scheduling process to ensure on-time completion of projects. Currently, as the director of marketing, she works with the leadership team and sales staff to create innovative and effective marketing campaigns to support business development.

Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband Steve, watching her step-son Ethan play football, and enjoying the view of the world through the eyes of her two-year-old son, Holden. She also loves working in her garden, baking cupcakes and traveling when she has the time. Amanda has been fortunate enough to visit locations such as New Zealand, Russia, Great Britain, and Ireland.