Ryan Schemmel is the co-founder and co-owner of Fort Houston. (He is also a Belmont Alum!) Fort Houston provides an expanded space for creative professionals and hobbyists. Their 10,000+ sqft facility houses a wood shop, mechanical shop, print shop and various shared and dedicated work desks. Fort Houston has designed and built popular local spaces such as Pinewood Social, Rolf + Daughters, and our two student-run businesses (House Of and Boulevard Record Shop). Fort Houston is changing Nashville and supporting the local community. Ryan has overcome many challenges with starting Fort Houston and has seen many successes along the way!