James Deuster

General Manager

Employee Since: January 2005

PHONE: (262)-899-9416



Experience: Extensive background in the construction industry with hands-on experience in rough carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and heavy equipment operation.

Awards: “The awards most notable are those received by our team that produce the outstanding craftsmanship all of us are proud of.”

Job Most Proud of: Successfully overcoming the difficult financial and operational hurdles from the economic impact during 2008-2010

Previous Mentionable Jobs: Part of a select few that restructured all staff, information technology and company policies during 2009-2010

What Jim does at Schmidt: As the General Manager for Schmidt, Jim’s responsibilities require the oversight and reporting of all departments and its related activities pertaining to: accounting, administration, human resources, benefits administration, project management, sales, and information technology for two companies- Schmidt Custom Floors and Schmidt Wood Flooring & Finishes. He also facilitates and executes company policy under the vision and direction of Tim Schmidt, the company President.


Married with three children- 3 Boys

Education: MBA(expected in 2017), BA 2007, AAS 2003- All degrees emphasizing Financial and Business Management. U.S. Marines 1993-1997

Hobbies: Home Improvement Projects, Landscaping, Working on cars, and anything else that does not involve a computer

Best thing about working for Schmidt Custom Floors:

“The best thing about working for Schmidt Custom Floors is the ongoing dedication to its employees and the underlying belief that all of us have unlimited potential.”