11732 Longstreet Rd
Marion, IL 62959

Chris Schaber

Chris Schaber

co-owner & President


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Chris has 17+ years experience in the construction industry. He began his construction career in 2001 working for Mevert Professional Associates, an Architectural firm in Steeleville, IL. He was brought to Zeller Construction in 2004 as a Project Manager, and now oversees all office operations as President. He specializes in plan review, contract administration, project scheduling, budget management, and construction problem resolution.

Project Experience

SIU Student Health Facility, Du Quoin Best Western Hotel, Southern Illinois Research Park, PNB Marion, PNB Mt. Vernon, PNB, Harrisburg, PNB Mt. Vernon East, Southern Illinois Research Park Site, McDaniel’s Furniture, La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, Patterson Office Complex, HRMC Physical Therapy / Heart Center Remodel, HRMC C.T. Scan Renovation, Mincon Rock Drills, Marion Country Inn and Suites, Black Diamond Warehouse, Lake Egypt Fire Station, AISIN Electronics Interior renovation, Speakeasy Liquors Marion & Herrin. All above projects range from $5,000 - $12,000,000.

Education / Employment

  • Chris has an Associates degree from John A. Logan College in Construction Management Technology.
  • Mevert Professional Associates, 2001 - May 2004
  • Zeller Construction, Group, Inc. 2016 - Present
  • Zeller Construction, Inc. May 2004 - 2016
  • Zeller Construction of Marion, Inc. 2009 - Present
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We Are

Zeller Construction is one of the largest construction, construction management, and design build contractors in Southern Illinois. Zeller has a proven track record for delivering large and challenging projects on time and within budget. Zeller is known throughout Southern Illinois as an organization built on honesty and integrity. The Zeller approach to detailed and methodical planning translates into "no surprises" for our clients. Zeller employees are dedicated, have high expectations based on the company's past success, and bring a sense of urgency to every project. Link Title
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