Experience ~ Quality ~ Integrity

39 Veterans Drive Suite 340
Holland, MI 49423

Phone:  616.335.3074
Fax:      616.335.2562

Our Team

Carl Lamar,
After much thought, many prayers, and 35 years of construction experience, Carl Lamar founded CL Construction in May of 1994.  CL Construction has grown to boast four project Managers, two construction crews, an office manager and a new office facility in Holland, Michigan.  CL Construction's experienced staff prides themselves on quality and integrity and is excited to help you with your next construction project.  Carl retired in December of 2016!
Brian Lamar, President and Project Manager
Brian joined CL Construction in 1996.  He began as a general laborer learning the construction process and as his knowledge evolved, so did his position.  Brian is currently a Project Manager and Estimator handling everything from providing quotes to securing permits.  Brian organizes every detail from ground breaking to final inspection to ensure each project is completed on time and meets the highest quality standards for which CL Construction is know.  As of December, Brian stepped into his new role as President at CL Construction.
Ross Lamar, Vice President and Project Manager
Ross began in 1994, shortly after CL Construction was formed.  Ross has worked in many different roles such as Site Superintendent and Chief of Field Operations for CL Construction.  While managing onsite crews, he works to provide expertise in the "hands-on" aspect of the construction.  From residential construction to the erection of pre-engineered buildings, he oversees all the "nuts and bolts" of the project insuring the highest of quality workmanship.

Chad VanRhee, Safety Manager and Project Manager
Chad began working at CL Construction in December of 2000.  He has brought a diverse skill set to the team which has come in handy in many situations.  As the crew's Safety Manager, he regularly attends safety meetings and is directly responsible for job site safety.  He has enjoyed learning the construction trade and loves the constant challenges it brings.  "Each day and job site is different which keeps it interesting."
Patrick Cioffi, Project Manager
Patrick is the newest member to our team.  He graduated in 2008 from Ferris State University with a degree in Construction Management.  He then took a job in California at Granite Construction Company where he was able to prove his competency in the construction field and climb the company ladder to the position of Project Engineer.  Patrick then accepted a position at Iowa State University as a Construction Manager.  Patrick's family is from the Holland area, and after months of negotiations, CL Construction was able to persuade him to move back to Michigan and become a part of our team.  Patrick started at CL Construction at the end of 2015 and has already proven to be a valuable asset to our team!
Krista Tuls, Office Manager
Krista joined CL Construction in 2012.  She graduated magna cum laude from GVSU with a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources. Krista gained management and accounting skills in her previous jobs that have been a huge asset to our company in her role as Office Manager.  Krista has a very active role in the day to day office duties including job costing, payroll,  accounts payable & receivable, human resources, and is our one-woman IT (Information Technology) department.
Michael Schaafsma, Carpenter
Michael joined the CL Construction crew right after graduating from Holland Christian High School in June of 2000.  His personality lends him to be very detail orientated which is imperative to ensuring quality throughout each project.  Most days you will find Michael working on finish carpentry or training other team members.  He loves construction because of the variety of useful skills he learns every day.

Brian Carnes, Carpenter
Brian started working at CL Construction in 2003.  He brought several years of previous construction experience and an endless smile to our crew.  He can be found working diligently on the daily tasks of each project.  Brian is a hard worker whom CL Construction has come to rely upon. 
Joseph Delcollo,  Carpenter
Jonathan Wood,  Carpenter Apprentice

Zach Boersen,  Carpenter Apprentice
Brandon Carnes,  Carpenter Apprentice

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