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Ryan Schmitt founded Petticoat-Schmitt Civil Contractors, Inc., in 2007 with substantial experience in the civil contracting industry.  Schmitt has more than twenty years in the civil contracting industry with more than fifteen years experience as a senior manager.  Schmitt has experience in leading contracting organizations with more than 300 employees and has also served as president for numerous industry associations.  His commitment to the company, its employees, industry and community are fundamental to his leadership philosophy.


  • Bachelor of Arts University of Florida

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), University of North Florida 

  • Bachelor of Construction Technology, University of North Florida 


  • NUCA National – National Utility Contractors Association, Chairman 2011, 2012

  • NUCA of Florida , President 2005-2007

  • NUCA of North Florida, President 2001-2002

  • CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT ADVISORY BOARD University of North Florida Chairman 2015-2016

  • Seamark Ranch - Board Chairman


  • NUCA Ditchdigger of the Year Award: 2010, 2012

  • NUCA of Florida Mitch Ellington Award for Contractor of the Year: 2008

  • University of North Florida (UNF) Fabulous Grad “Fab Grad” award. 2012


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