Dana Schmidt, is vice president of Tallgrass Development. Dana, an experienced development professional in his own right, is responsible for development, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, construction and asset management for the company's current and future projects.
Prior to joining Tallgrass, Dana was with First Industrial Realty Trust, overseeing development and re-development in the mountain states of the US and Canada including Denver, Salt Lake City, Reno, Calgary and Edmonton. While at First industrial Dana completed over 3 million square feet of development, re-development and acquisitions across Western North America. Previously he was with Midwest First Financial in Omaha.
A native of Nebraska, he earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska in Business Administration (Finance) and a master's degree from the University of Denver (Daniels College of Business in Real Estate and Construction Management). He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).