Jim Schaefer

Federal Small Business Lead, Stantec


Jim has more than 11 years of experience in business development and client relations in the A/E/C industry, including 2 years as a SDVOSB owner himself.  His focus for Stantec is to initiate and foster small business and client relationships and build a backlog of business opportunities across all fifty states and in all service lines. He served in the United States Marine Corps, and was a Federal Agent for both the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Homeland Security for 18 years.

Leading our Federal Small Business Program, Jim’s experience, knowledge, training, and relationships in the private and the federal markets are instrumental to the growth of Stantec’s Small Business Program.  In serving Stantec Clients, our goals are to initiate and cultivate relationships with both small businesses and clients creating a national network of disadvantaged small businesses to support and provide leadership and mentoring to Stantec, our small business teaming partners and to our clients.