ELMHURST, IL – Jim Schumacher, chairman and co-owner of J.C. Anderson, Inc. is pleased to announce that Michael Yazbec will serve as president for the interior construction firm. Yazbec was previously executive vice president for the Chicago area based company.

“Mike is a well-respected, skilled and talented leader with a vast amount of experience in the construction industry,” said Schumacher. “He will lend energetic and innovative leadership to the firm; and I have every confidence that he will move us toward new, exciting ventures.”

Yazbec, with more than 25 years of experience in the real estate and construction industry, joined J.C. Anderson, Inc. in 2011 from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) where he served as the Managing Director of Midwest Construction Services. Yazbec also served in management rolls with Charles Hall Construction, LLC and Turner Construction in Chicago. He holds a master’s degree in Architecture with a concentration in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

“I am excited about assuming the leadership role for the firm. We have an experienced and skilled team in place, and we look forward to the continued growth of our business,” said Yazbec. “With offices in downtown and the suburbs, and with more than 150 team members, we are well-positioned to gain market share as the industry continues to improve.”

J.C. Anderson, Inc. also recently promoted the firm’s Thomas Bean to chief operating officer. Bean, formerly president of construction operations has more than 40 years of experience in the industry. He joined J.C. Anderson, Inc. in 2004 and has led construction operations for the past nine years. Bean was previously a division manager for Turner Construction’s Special Projects Division.

About J.C. Anderson, Inc.
J.C. Anderson, Inc. established in 1879 with offices in Chicago and Elmhurst, Illinois, is one of the area’s oldest and largest interior general contractors. The firm’s interior construction projects range from multi-million dollar contracts to building maintenance projects for building owners; developers; private and public corporations; property management firms; educational institutions; industrial and healthcare facilities. J.C. Anderson, Inc. maintains an average work force of 150 employees including a professional staff of degreed construction specialists and project managers, and a field team of union carpenters, tapers and laborers.