About Us

Schneider & Schneider Construction is a trusted full-service contractor located in New Holstein, WI. Throughout the area, our company is known for its exceptional work on custom homes, remodels and light commercial work. Since the start of the business in 1991, Dan Schneider, founder and owner, offers more than 26 years of experience in the construction industry. Along with Dan’s experience, his employees also contribute their wealth of knowledge attained through the years of their continued work in the construction industry. The majority of the carpenters Dan employs have completed their four year construction apprenticeship and offer additional skills such as custom woodworking and design. Dan prides himself on keeping up with the current trends and changes in the construction world. He and his employees regularly attend seminars or workshops to stay current in all building aspects.

Our Staff

Dan Schneider, owner and founder, has been involved in the construction industry for over 26 years. He earned his Carpenter Journeyman Certificate from the State of Wisconsin in 1989 and started the business in 1991. Since then, Dan has committed himself to the love of construction and to sharing that with his customers. His involvement throughout the years in various organizations and committees has given him a thorough understanding of construction, customer interactions, and business practices. In 2013, Dan was presented Badger Craftsman Awards in two categories: Kitchen Remodel and Best New Home over $400,000.

Eric Nelson has been with Schneider and Schneider since 1995. He completed his apprenticeship through Lakeshore Technical College. He is one of the two foremen for the company.

Steve Holzmann had worked for his father’s residential construction business in Howards Grove. When his father retired in 2000, he joined Schneider and Schneider Construction and is now the other foreman here at the company.

Joe Ruffing, carpenter, has been working at Schneider and Schneider since 2000. He is very talented in the shop where he can create specialized custom woodwork pieces.

Jeremy Bitter, carpenter, just completed his apprenticeship through Lakeshore Technical College in June of 2011. His father was in construction, so he has been in the industry for many years. He joined Schneider and Schneider in 2007.

Joe Thielman has been a carpenter for the company in 2008. He previously worked at Tecumseh and has a degree in mechanical engineering.

Karen Schmid graduated from Lakeshore Technical College with a degree in paralegal and then worked in banking. She joined Schneider and Schneider in 2000. With her thorough knowledge of the business, she provides excellent customer service and manages billing for the business.

Janet Voss attended Fox Valley Tech for interior design in 1989 and joined the team at Schneider and Schneider Construction as a design consultant. She helps customers with interior design decisions such as flooring, wall color, and stain color or with any other design needs.

Jeff Voland assists with estimates and sales. He handled estimates and sales for A.A. Laun and Kiel Building Supply in the past. He recently went back to school to earn a degree in Psychology. He also currently works at Willowglen Academy and occasionally substitute teaches in area school districts.

Maria Holzer started working at Schneider and Schneider Construction in February of 2011. She is involved with marketing, social networking, and advertising for the company. She graduated from St. Norbert College with a degree in communications and sociology. Maria also works at Kimberly Clarke as a communications specialist.

Ashley Pethan worked at Schneider and Schneider for the summer of 2011, and we look forward to her return next summer. She worked in the office and assisted with marketing strategies. She graduated from New Holstein High School and is attending the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, majoring in architecture.

As a customer you will receive personalized and professional services through all stages of your construction project. We believe communication is an essential skill to have in this business. We will keep you up to date and answer all of the questions that you may have and do our best to work within your budget, timeline and requirements. From our skilled, on-site job crew to our friendly office staff, we will provide you with resources, guidance and customer support. When you’re ready to build, put your trust in our professional and dedicated team to get the job done right for you!


  • Member, Past President, Builder of the year

  • Past President,
    State & National Director

  • Member

  • Member

  • President
  • New Holstein Community Chest
  • Lakeshore Technical College
    Apprenticeship Board
  • School to Work
    Kiel HS
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