Steve Schnadenberg

Seizing a life-long entrepreneurial spirit, the CEO for The MDC Group, Steve Schnadenberg, derives the most enjoyment from problem-solving for his clients. As a third-generation contractor, Steve has spent his life in the construction field. He worked his first ten years as a contractor building residential properties and the latter twenty, in the commercial arena. Steve has constructed buildings of all types from retail to institutions, including government and airport projects. To continue to sharpen his skills, both personally and professionally, and keep a pulse on the ever-changing market, Steve is a current member of Vistage. Prior to Vistage, he spent ten years as a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

When Steve isn’t visiting job sites or fostering current/new business partnerships, you can find him putting to use his scuba diving certification or traveling around the world. While stateside, he enjoys spending time with his five children and especially his ten grandchildren.

Mike Grubb

With over 25 years of commercial architectural and project management experience, Mike is an expert at collaborating with clients to address the unique challenges of each project to ensure they remain on track for success. In his previous role as Vice President of Architecture at Cripe, Mike was a Partner, Vice President of Architecture, served on the Executive Committee and lead the Sales team. Whether earlier in his career as a Project Manager or later as Client Executive, Mike gained extensive knowledge in retail, multi-family developments, government, healthcare, education, recreational and mixed-use projects.

Mike is currently registered as an Architect in seven states. He holds a degree in Architectural Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute. Mike has 10 years’ experience in Executive Management and Business Leadership and is a Graduate of the IU Kelley School of Business Executive Leadership Program. Mike is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED) with a specialization in Building Design and Construction.

Mike gives his time to local community and business not for profits and he is currently on the Board of Directors for the Indy Chamber and serves on the Government and Fiscal Policy Council and Monumental Awards Committee. He is a past President and the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award winner of the Chamber Action Committee, presently the Indy Chamber Ambassadors. Mike has served on the Board of Directors of the Noblesville Boys & Girls Club since 2009 and serves as the Chair of the Internal Affairs Committee as well as the Chair of the Safety Committee. In 2011, he was presented with the Board Member of the Year Award. Mike joined the Board of Directors for the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce in 2020. He serves on the IUPUI Construction Management Industry Advisory Board.

Mike is a native of Indiana. He and his wife, Andrea, of 25 years have three children and one granddaughter and reside in Noblesville. Quality family time involves sports, traveling, camping and hiking. Mike is passionate about community service and volunteers with different programs. Mike has eighteen years of experience coaching youth sports including 12U girls club volleyball coach. He is an avid golfer that loves to entertain clients and friends on the course.

Terence Watkinson

Terence Watkinson is a networker and that’s not surprising with his background. From a small town in South Africa, his career path has been anything but linear. From Brew Master to pub manager in London to pulmonary researcher at IU Medicine, Terence has a global awareness of and affinity for people. Construction became a permanent professional endeavor over 17 years ago; his first few years in residential and the remainder in commercial. Terence holds a BS in Business and Computer Technology, Project Management Certification and HR Certification from IUPUI. He is also OSHA 10 certified.

On his off-time, Terence enjoys time with his family, cycling and scuba.

Mike Smith

As a project manager at The MDC Group, Mike has extensive experience in managing multi-site operations, project management, scheduling and consulting. Mike has had a passion for construction for almost his entire life. He has worked for general contractors as well as directly for developers and owners across multiple regions in the US. He is accomplished in the development of site infrastructure and construction of multi-story storage facilities, office parks, retail centers, churches, schools, medical and hospital facilities. Mike has 20 years history of General Contracting and Consulting, in the construction industry. Mike graduated with a degree in Construction Engineering Management Technology from Purdue University.

Most of Mike's time away from the office is spent with his 5 children and wife Amber and getting involved in much of their sporting activities. Mike coaches Youth and High School sports. He coached USSSA Travel Baseball for 12 years and was an IHSAA High School Baseball Coach for 3 years, and currently coaches a 14U USSSA Girls Travel Softball team.

Archie Fowler

Archie knew from a young age that woodworking would be his career path. His life-time love of woodworking began with his father, a carpenter. Archie Fowler, Director of Fixture + Fabrication at The MDC Group, started on this path by framing houses in high school. He landed a bench carpenter position at a local trade show company his senior year, but soon realized he wanted to learn more. This led him to take AutoCAD classes broadening his industry skillset. Prior to working at The MDC Group, Archie worked for display and tradeshow companies, honing his design and engineering skills and sharpening his project management abilities. Now, with over twelve years of experience in the custom woodworking industry, his experience includes carpentry, drawing detailing, purchasing, estimating and project management. If you ask, he’ll tell you what he enjoys most is the challenge of achieving the finished product for our clients.

Outside of work, you can find Archie spending time with his wife and family or building furniture for friends and family. He’s a long-time Indiana Pacers fan, avid golfer and an outdoorsman who enjoys fishing and hunting.

Kayla Danforth

Kayla, skilled in relationship building, is the Director of Employee Engagement at The MDC Group where she develops and implements training and curriculum to assist in employees’ personal and professional development and growth. She has created and oversees the company’s One Team, One Mission program as well as the company’s STAR (Staff Appreciation and Recognition) Award program, to name a few.

Kayla Has a Bachelor of Human Resources and an Associates in Business Administration. She has managed and developed people in different retail and service environments. Kayla enjoys helping to develop children also, she volunteered as assistant swim coach for Westfield Middle School for 8 years giving back.

Kyra Scott

Kyra Scott joined the MDC family as Facilities Coordinator for Trader Joe’s in 2021. With over sixteen years of experience in customer service and ten years as an account manager, Kyra is an exceptional asset to the leadership team. She is an experienced Senior Account Representative with a demonstrated history of account management, team building, and public speaking. Kyra is a 2007 graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a triple minor in History, Psychology, and Law & Society.

Kyra’s passion for building and maintaining client relationships is a driving force for her work at the MDC Group. Her collaborative skills and motivation to continue learning are well regarded, and alongside her other professional skills, Kyra finds satisfaction in facilitating problem solving and providing results.

When she’s not busy serving clients and building relationships at MDC, Kyra enjoys spending time with her daughter (and chasing after her), finishing an embroidery project, and settling down with a glass of wine and a good book—preferably true crime.