We have a team that seamlessly blends experience, innovation, and a client-centric approach. From concept to completion, our professionals are dedicated to making your commercial construction journey a smooth and successful one.
For Mark, having the Zeman name on a project is the driving force in delivering a quality product on time, on budget, and most importantly a result that exceeds client expectations. His goal is to ensure that every project the company undertakes meets these high standards.
With a career spanning more than 40 years, Mark’s diverse experience equips him to quickly grasp the specific needs of a project during its initial stages. This enables him to ensure that the best blend of skill sets is assembled to meet unique project challenges. Serving as a resource for every Zeman Construction project team, Mark consistently challenges team members to deliver the level of expertise, communication, and creativity inherently required to achieve total client satisfaction. From project inception to completion, Mark’s mission is to forge a lasting relationship between Zeman Construction and each of our valued clients and colleagues.
Mark is a dedicated member of the Twin Cities community serving on several boards including the Franklin Center, Catholic United Financial Foundation, and Golden Valley Country Club.
Having responsible charge for job safety and quality of workmanship, John oversees all field operations ranging from logistics to scheduling and workforce management and has the final hiring authority of all field employees.
As our company’s key frontline commander, John exemplifies the Zeman Construction personal approach to construction through his philosophy and mentoring of superintendents and foremen. His daily job-site visits ensure compliance with OSHA’s safety regulations and Zeman Construction’s high- quality standards and gives him the overview of individual project dynamics allowing him to effectively manage the logistics associated with multiple and concurrent projects.
Chris Zeman, in his role as Vice President, leverages over 40 years of construction experience across various aspects of the industry, including trades, project management, and business development. His extensive expertise, unwavering determination, and dedication to clients have significantly contributed to the executive leadership and substantial business expansion at Zeman Construction, with a portiolio exceeding $350 million in managed projects to date.
Chris’s emphasis on a collaborative team approach to project management has established an impressive track record of successfully overseeing multiple concurrent projects. Zeman Construction’s remarkable growth is underscored by its strong foundation of repeat business, a testament to the trust clients place in their services. Chris has cultivated close relationships with a diverse range of clients, and it is no surprise that, time and again, when these clients and others have construction needs, their first point of contact is Chris.
Patrick is the Chief Financial Officer at Zeman Construction. He is responsible for overseeing all financial, accounting, risk management and administrative activities. Patrick plans and directs all aspects of the organization’s operational policies, objectives, initiatives, and growth development.
Prior to joining Zeman, Patrick was the Treasurer and Controller for Al Johnson Construction Company, an internal auditor at Alliant Tech Systems and a staff accountant at Deloitte & Touche.
Patrick is a member of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and serves on the boards of the St. Paul Seminary and Benilde-St. Margaret’s. He also serves on the St. Hubert Catholic Community Finance Committee. He has been a youth soccer coach for the past 18 years.
After dedicating over five decades to the construction industry, Dave’s legacy continues well past his retirement. After co-founding Zeman Construction alongside his three sons in 1989, our mission reflects the drive and focus that Dave embodied over the course of his tenure: we are a client first contractor that uses a collaborative process to build exceptional solutions that result in long-term relationships.
With over twelve years of experience in the commercial construction industry, Justin’s leadership style is defined by a collaborative approach, fostering strong partnerships with clients, architects, subcontractors, and team members alike. He believes in harnessing the collective expertise of all stakeholders to deliver projects that are not only on time and within budget but also reflect the highest standards of quality and innovation. Justin holds a degree in Economics from St. John’s University and is a former VP of a residential drywall company.
Lee was born into the family business, holds a BA in Construction Management from North Dakota State University and has been a Project Manager at Zeman Construction since 2013. As an advocate of a team-based approach, Lee consistently challenges his associates to offer their expertise and implements the information gained for the benefit of the project and all involved. Through an aggressive and diligent commitment to service and detail, he understands the importance of the client’s schedule, and makes sure that the doors open on time. Lee has gained the confidence of his clients and the respect of his associates by delivering what was promised.
Outside of the workplace, Lee enjoys spending time with his 2 kids and wife. He is also a passionate outdoorsman and enjoys golfing.
Reid’s experience began with a degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, from there he worked in commercial construction in Wisconsin before joining Zeman Construction as a Project Manager in 2019. With Reid at the helm, clients can trust that their construction projects will not only meet industry standards but also exceed expectations. Whether it’s an office building, retail space, or a hospitality establishment, Reid is committed to delivering outstanding results that make a lasting impression.
Kristi is a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience in Accounting and Management, making her a valuable asset to the Zeman Construction team. With her meticulous attention to detail and high level of professionalism, Kristi builds strong relationships with clients, subcontractors, and the Zeman team ensuring that every project is well controlled and financially optimized. Before joining Zeman Construction in 2017, Kristi held the position of head of Accounting and Human Resources, where she gained significant experience in financial management, team leadership, and corporate operations.
Delaney joined the Zeman Construction team in March 2022 as an Administrative Assistant. She has since attended Dunwoody College of Technology where she received her Construction Project Management Certificate. With the guidance of Zeman’s talented mentors Delaney is developing skills to become a successful Project Manager.
Since 2022, Gretchen has been an integral part of the team as an Administrative / Marketing Assistant at Zeman Construction. She is extremely organized and works closely with the project managers to ensure that the project meets the Owner’s time and budget requirements. She enjoys working directly with Zeman Leadership to help develop and implement all of Zeman’s marketing strategies and communications.