SS Cyril and Methodius Facility Manager Robert (Bob) Schmidt possesses a rare combination of skills that makes him the perfect caretaker of our beloved parish church, school, campus and grounds. Both a warm people person and an expert in building operations, Bob's previous experience as District Services Manager with Home Depot and Construction Manager for Comcast honed his talents for managing teams and vendor partners, implementing projects and driving cost-saving efficiencies.
Bob takes great pride in keeping every aspect of our parish in excellent working condition. He also has a deep understanding of hectic schedule and calendars of our busy parish and works tirelessly to support all church and school organizations and special events.
Since joining St. Cyril's almost ten years ago, Bob has been an extremely involved parishioner. He is a lector and Eucharist minister, was a catechist for the Religious Education program and severed on the renovation committee. With his wife, Liz, he is raising two beautiful sons whom they adopted from Guatemala.
Bob was born and raised on the north side of Chicago near Montrose and Pulaski Avenue and attended St. Edward elementary school and St. Patrick High School. His hobbies include camping, swimming, gardening, raising chickens and is a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan.