Walter Scholer Sr.

Scholer Corporation has been providing design, planning and engineering services to educational, institutional and faith-based clientele throughout Indiana for more than 95 years. Founded in 1925, Scholer Corporation was first known by its namesake, Walter Scholer, Sr. In 1945 Scholer partnered with his son, Walter Scholer, Jr., and the firm name was changed to Walter Scholer and Associates. The firm incorporated in 1963 and became known as Scholer Corporation in 1988.

Since our founding, Scholer Corporation has partnered with countless local and state institutions to meet the needs of communities throughout Indiana. Whether the needs have been educational, institutional, community and cultural or faith-based, our tremendous breadth of experience and expertise in virtually all areas of facility planning and design has resulted in consistent, overwhelming success in exceeding our clients' needs, goals and expectations.


In addition to a professional staff of architects and mechanical engineers, Scholer Corporation has longstanding professional relationships with and relies upon the proven expertise of a number of consultants who specialize in the fields of civil, structural, plumbing and electrical engineering as well as interior design, landscape architecture and liturgical design. The combined talents of our respective organizations allows us to offer a large number of professional services, including:

  • Architectural Design
  • Civil/ Site Engineering
  • Needs Assessment/ Planning
  • Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
  • Master Planning
  • Plumbing and Piping Systems
  • Programming
  • Functional Programming
  • Electrical Power and Distribution Systems
  • Building System and Product Research
  • Lighting Design and Engineering
  • Project Specifications
  • Communications and Control Systems
  • Construction Administration
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Liturgical Design
  • Historic Restoration
  • Space Planning
  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Interior Design
  • Site Selection and Evaluation
  • Furniture Selection/ Specification
  • Land Use
  • Graphic/ Signage Systems


Scholer Corporation is formed around the leadership of three principals:

  • Steve Gloyeske

    Steve Gloyeske AIA, LEED AP BD+C

    President/Administrative Principal

    Mr. Gloyeske has more than 36 years of professional experience. With Scholer Corporation since 1986, he has been responsible for the design and construction of numerous religious, institutional, educational and healthcare projects. A LEED accredited professional, Mr. Gloyeske travels frequently giving presentations on the topics of “Green Building” and the LEED Certification Process.

  • Stephen Goffinet

    Stephen Goffinet AIA

    Vice President/Principal Architect

    Mr. Goffinet has more than 40 years of professional experience. As Principal Architect, he has been responsible for leading the planning, programming, design and construction efforts for numerous institutional, religious and educational projects. His background includes extensive expertise in project management, design, specifications, cost management, quality control and all aspects of construction administration.

  • Tom Yee

    Tom Yee PE

    Vice President/Chief Mechanical Engineer

    Mr. Yee has 40 years of professional experience and has been responsible for the design of the mechanical systems for numerous educational, institutional and faith_based projects throughout Indiana.