Key Team Members


Jeffery Schmitz, President

Jeff Schmitz is the founder and owner of J.S. Capitol Construction, Inc. and has over 20 years of experience in construction and development. As a developer, Jeff has experience in structuring Brownfield, SBA and numerous tax and bond incentive projects. With over 100 projects completed or under development, his vast experience spans from manufacturing facilities, retail, corporate office, healthcare, commercial residential and hospitality.

As President and CEO of several entities, Jeff is involved in developments and construction projects in several states and is responsible for strategic planning and executive leadership. Jeff is known as the deal-maker who can find ways to get projects off the ground. He interfaces with architects, engineers, developers and owners to create business plans, financial investment models and project schedules in order to help make projects a reality. In the hospitality industry, which is Jeff’s strength, he has completed numerous projects throughout the Midwest, the Southeast and Pennsylvania. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ferris State University with a concentration in Building Construction Technology. He also carries a Michigan Residential Builder’s License.


Floyd Beaudette, Director of Construction

Floyd Beaudette has been with J.S. Capitol for 10 years and is driven by client satisfaction and project success. He is a results-oriented, hands-on construction and development professional with over 30 years of experience. Floyd is skilled at building a culture of teamwork on the construction sites and getting all involved working toward the same goal. His specific areas of expertise are in permitting and building codes, construction planning and scheduling, budget analysis, quality control management, safety and compliance management and estimating and job costing. He has completed dozens of projects in multiple market segments but specializes in hospitality. Those hospitality projects include Marriott, IHG, Hilton, Wyndham, Carlson and Choice brands. Floyd is a graduate of the Detroit Carpenter Apprentice Program and carries a Residential Builder’s License.


William Schmitz, Project Manager

Bill is a dedicated construction professional with over eight (8) years as a Project Manager. He is a skilled manager with extensive experience in contracts, scheduling and budget adherence. Prior to joining the J.S. Capitol team, Bill worked as an engineer, which has molded his ability to bring structure and organization to a project with strict schedule adherence. He has managed multiple types of projects including hospitality, retail, educational and commercial housing. Bill is currently managing our South Main Lofts project in Royal Oak, MI. Completion is expected in January 2016.


Sheri Aman, Contracts Administrator

As Contracts Administrator, Sheri is responsible for the administration of all construction contracts. This includes facilitating subcontract agreements, managing subcontractor compliance, change order management, pay applications and budget control. Sheri is a hard working, dedicated team member who takes great pride in the accuracy of her work product. She has over 18 years of administrative experience and also serves as the Office Manager.