Meet the S.W. Scheipeter Construction Staff


Steve Scheipeter

President and Owner

Steve’s career in construction began in 1988.  He served a full apprenticeship as a journeyman carpenter and has worked in residential remodeling, new home construction and commercial construction. His extensive experience in the industry and his love for residential remodeling led him to begin his own company in 2000. He is a former Chairman of the Remodelors Council of the St. Louis HBA and is currently a member of Remodeler’s Advantage Rountables. He holds certifications as a Certified Graduate Remodeler and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. Steve exudes a passion for educating people on the design/build process and is committed to helping every client realize their dream living space.

Tanya Yaacoub

Tanya Yaacoub

Lead Designer

Tanya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from the University of Missouri, Columbia and earned her NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualifiers) certificate and CDT (Construction Document Technologist) in 2013.  She has over 19 years of commercial and residential design and construction experience with St. Louis interior design firms and home builders such as Directions in Design, Diane Breckenridge Interiors, Taylor Morley and Fischer & Frichtel.  Tanya has been a part of the Scheipeter family since 2013, and is a valuable asset as our in-house designer with her keen eye.  She enjoys getting to know each client and their design taste to make the renovation process a smooth and fun experience!


Ray Schwegmann

Project Manager

With over 18 years in the construction industry, Ray brings a wide variety of talents to the Scheipeter team.  He has worked for residential and commercial companies in St. Louis, starting as a carpenter then most often as a foreman, and is well-known for his quality craftsmanship, work ethic and project management skills.  Ray is also an officer with his Local in the St. Louis Carpenters’ Union.  He joined Scheipeter Construction in August 2015, and enjoys working with homeowners to oversee the construction process.