Bios: Nov. 17, 2016, Technology Event
Senior Vice President – Talent, Clark Construction Group
Brian Flegel is the project officer responsible for construction of Museum of the Bible. He leads a business unit responsible for delivering public assembly, museum and private development work and has been involved with many high-profile construction efforts in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Most recently, Flegel led the joint venture team that completed the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. During his two decades in construction, Flegel also has led Clark's interiors business group and worked with the company's residential and preconstruction services groups.
In addition to construction operations, Flegel is responsible for Clark's recruiting, training, staffing, employee engagement and talent management efforts. In this role, he coordinates people resources across the country and manages human resources business partners and recruiters.
David B. Greenbaum, FAIA, LEED AP
Vice President, SmithGroupJJR
David Greenbaum, a SmithGroupJJR vice president, is serving as lead architect for Museum of the Bible. In a 35-year career that includes multiple projects of national significance for the Smithsonian Institution, The National Gallery of Art, the Architect of the Capitol and other sites in the U.S. and overseas, Greenbaum has developed an international practice in museum design and comparable visitor attractions, with a particular interest in the development of cultural districts. His project work has been recognized with over 75 national and regional design honors and published in more than 150 articles, underscoring the importance of his work in the architectural and museum communities, as well as the larger public realm.
In addition to the Museum of the Bible, other recent, noteworthy museum and cultural projects for Greenbaum include the National Museum of African American History and Culture, opening in Washington, DC fall 2016; a National Park Visitor Center, Jilan, China; and the Normandy American Cemetery Visitor Center, Omaha Beach, France.
Vice President, Information and Interactive Systems
Jeff Schneider is vice president of information and interactive systems for Museum of the Bible. He leads a team of innovation professionals who provide technology support across platforms.
Schneider began his career in the healthcare and nonprofit sectors while architecting and building software solutions for a variety of organizations. Cisco Systems Corporation recognized his implementation of one of the first Voice-Over-IP phone systems years before its widespread adoption. He most recently served as executive director of IT at the nation's premier youth sports camp, where he built a team of technology professionals and took the enterprise into the digital age. After joining their senior management team, Schneider helped the organization quadruple in size and successfully transition from a private, for-profit venture to a board-led not-for-profit.
Schneider joined Museum of the Bible as its chief information officer in 2012 and two years later was promoted to his current position in which he provides vision, implementation and support of technology and innovation across the enterprise.