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CISSELL MUELLER CONSTRUCTION, INC.

Cissell Mueller Construction Inc. has the strengths of a large organization yet remains approachably accessible, proactively nimble, and consistently delivers beautiful products with exceptional service. CMCI’s friendly, yet dedicated approach aligns educated and experienced team members, who are committed to our mission, to focus on construction excellence, to drive communities forward while delivering a superior product that is based on total transparency and effective communication. 

These features allow us to focus on our bread-and-butter industries such as Student Housing, Cannabis, Senior Living, Banks, Manufacturing, Churches, Medical Facilities, National Restaurants, and Retail Chains. We are growing as we continue to build project portfolios throughout the Midwest and nationwide.

LETS BUILD SOMETHING GREAT TOGETHER.

We truly believe our clients’ success is our success. Each member of our team is committed to providing the highest quality of service and expertise to every client.

30
Years

Mr. Cissell graduated from the University of Missouri St. Louis with a Bachelors degree in Accounting. He formed Cissell Mueller Construction, Inc. and Cissell Mueller Company, L.L.C. with Duane Mueller and as Managing Member of the company, Mr. Cissell has guided the brokerage business from a small bedroom office into a respectable multi-million dollar firm focusing primarily on retail, medical, and industrial brokerage developments. He oversees all of the licensed real estate brokers that work for Cissell Mueller. He reviews and negotiates all real estate contracts and tenant leases; and assists clients in site selection and purchase of ground for build to suit developments. Mr. Cissell is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Missouri, is CCIM certified; sits on the board at Cardinal Glennon Development, Emmaus Homes Properties, and Boys & Girls Club.

Robert D Cissell

Executive Vice President

30
Years

Mr. Mueller graduated from the University of Missouri at St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration with an emphasis in Economics. In 1992, Mr. Mueller, a former journeyman carpenter, formed Cissell Mueller Construction, Inc. with Robert Cissell. As C.E.O. of the corporation for the past 30 years, Mr. Mueller has guided the construction business from humble beginnings into a respectable national firm focusing primarily on retail, medical, industrial and manufacturing construction projects in the 38 states the company is licensed as a general contractor. The combined operations employ 54 full time professionals with transaction volumes exceeding $100,000,000.00 annually.

Duane A Mueller

Chief Executive Officer

26
Years

Dave Mueller is the President of CMCI. He brings twenty-five years of professional experience in commercial building. Skilled in managing people and projects from large to small, valuable experience in this industry allowing keen insights to help our customers achieve their goals. Knowledgeable in all areas of preconstruction, and construction of industrial, healthcare as well as commercial and retail projects. Well respected in the construction industry with outstanding ability to help the Client build their dreams and futures on budget and on time.

David J Mueller

President

17
Years

30 year design/construction career culminating with 4 years of civil design experience and 4 years of project engineer/construction field experience. As our Vice President, Gregg is respected in the construction industry with outstanding ability to oversee preconstruction efforts and construction activities for multiple projects. Skilled in estimating and managing small to large dollar construction projects from conceptual programming to preconstruction to construction and then to facilities start-up.

Gregg L Sparks

Vice President

15
Years

Christie Wehde, Controller, has over 25 years in the construction industry as an accountant. She has a BS in Business and Accounting from Lindenwood University. Christie is a member of the IMA and is also a licensed real estate agent in Missouri. Mrs. Wehde is responsible for managing all the accounting, bonding, finance and insurance for the company. Additionally, she manages all reporting requirements and governmental compliance

Christie A Wehde

Controller

6
Years

Morgan Stearn, MR Manager and Project Administrator, graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in Human Environmental Sciences. After working for almost 4 years for St. Charles County’s Parents as Teachers Program, Morgan made the move over to Cissell Mueller as a Project Administrator. Over her short 5-year career in construction, Morgan has implemented strategies and technology that has allowed the company to grow through a team project management approach and is now overseeing a team of 3 other Project Administrators.

Morgan Stearn

HR Manager

15
Years

Bob began his career in construction in carpentry, graduating as one of the top three of 1,500 carpenters from the CJAP program. Currently serving as a Project Manager with 20+ years’ experience in the commercial construction industry, Bob has managed multimillion dollar projects from start to finish, with client satisfaction as his #1 priority. He establishes positive, professional relationships with customers resulting in additional project requests frequently. Strengths include project estimation, agreement negotiations, management of multiple projects at a time, field man-power coordination, and top tier quality control.

Robert J Zeik

Project Manager

20
Years

Twenty-year career in construction, advancing from laborer to project estimator. Hands-on experience working in the field has carried over to estimating, helping to dial in project budgets. Knowledgeable in retail store construction and site work. Having built over 80 Dollar General Stores in three states has allowed for a well-defined schedule and process to maximize profit and efficiency.

Jacob M Mueller

Project Manager

8
Years

Remarkably astute, seasoned, and tenacious professional, equipped with more than 29 years of experience in construction management for commercial and industrial projects, site and roadway development and concrete production, design and installation. Both Project Management and Superintendent experience in daily construction of both CNG and LNG infrastructure. Demonstrates competency in leading all phases of construction and expansion projects across multiple industries.

Darren S Hoffman

Project Manager

7
Years

27-year construction career highlighted by rapid advancement and consistent achievements in the construction industry. Skilled in managing small to large dollar construction projects. Knowledgeable in all areas of preconstruction, engineering, and construction. Areas of strength include structural & civil systems, MEP and building management systems. Ability to identify and implement strategies to improve and streamline construction activities. Well respected by subcontractors and an outstanding ability to oversee preconstruction efforts and construction activities for multiple projects.

Gregory W Garrison

Project Manager

3
Years

15 year career in construction from heavy industrial to commercial retail. Projects: K-12, secondary education, fire stations, fuel stations, industrial, large & small retail, churches, power plants, medical/healthcare, tunneling & underground pipe rehabilitation. 10 years as a PM from estimating through preconstruction and project delivery. Strength area is site work and structural construction. Always looking to find creative ways to value engineer solutions for clients and expedite delivery.

Daniel Daegling

Project Manager

2
Years

16 year professional career that begin in the role of architectural and project design development and management. Construction management of projects from concept through design, construction and start-up. Manages small to +$30M projects in areas of retail, commercial, restaurant, residential, multi-family, healthcare, and industrial projects. Strengths in managing design and development to fit owners’ needs and budgets with emphasis on scheduling and quality in execution. Established professional in the local construction market and works well in developing out-of-town subcontractor relationships for current and future project needs.

Daniel Bargen

Project Manager

2
Years

Purdue educated multidisciplinary engineer, with 5 years of project management experience, employing a strong strategic and analytical skillset. Experienced in the global EPFC market having completed tens of millions in projects coordinating teams in Thailand, Poland, Brazil, Chile. Permitted and oversaw the shipping of 500+ sea going containers. 7 years of construction labor experience. HSKIV certified fluency in Mandarin Chinese. Competent vision and oversight of internal workflows and mission crafting.

Jack Mueller

Project Manager

1
Year

Over 21 years of experience as a project manager in the CNG industry. Managed CNG fueling facilities for Trillium CNG throughout the Midwest and West Coast. Supervised operations and maintenance of over 35 public and private fueling station as the Southwest Regional Manager. Joe excels in top-tear station development and high-quality operations with the utmost interest in customer care and satisfaction. Certified in the install of Parker and Swagelock fittings and tubing and Angi and Ariel Compressors.

Joseph Ownby

Project Manager

1
Year

Amanda Tepen has recently joined the team as a Project Admin. She attended Missouri State University, studying Early Childhood Development and Education. Amanda’s college career culminated in a paraprofessional position at Rockwood School District in their special education department. Amanda has recently celebrated the birst of her first child. Congratulations and welcome to the team!

Amanda Tepen

Project Administrator

2
Years

Construction professional with over 8 years of diverse experiences and roles from Building Envelope Consultant, Quality Manager, and Project Engineer. Experience in coordinating and directing multi-million dollar projects from design to completion. Ability to coordinate trades, build partnerships, and work collaboratively with architects, engineers, and subcontractors to complete projects on time and within the budget. Quality of strengths include: understanding building materials, roofing and building envelope systems such as curtain walls, weather barriers, and claddings.

Ryan Fennewald

Project Engineer

1
Year

Gina began her 16-year professional career in the construction industry as a residential/commercial Interior Designer. Her high-end portfolio includes St Louis Cardinal/Rams clientele, The St louis Municipal Opera Theatre, World Wide Technology Raceway, and the T-REX offices in downtown St Louis. In her administrative role she assists a team of project managers, estimators, and engineers at CMCI in managing several commercial projects.

Gina Burnett

Project Administrator

1
Year

Nick Baum

Project Manager

BUILT WITH INTEGRITY

OUR “SUPERS”

23
Years

A valued member of the CMCI team for over 23 years, with 45 years of experience as a construction superintendent. Wayne’s diverse skillset and knowledge ensures the work on any project will be completed with quality materials and construction practices. His project experience includes over 20 new school buildings, renovations, and additions. As superintendent, he excels at managing subcontractor and manpower performance and ensures that the work is performed in a safe manner. Wayne is well known and highly respected in the industry.

Wayne F Orf

Superintendent

20
Years

Responsible for job layout; coordination of subcontractors; scheduling work for employees; ordering material and equipment for project and field quality control; ensured a safe workplace that met all OSHA requirements while remaining on schedule and on budget. Worked under supervision of Wayne Orf our 45-year construction veteran. Chuck’s recent project’s include Swade dispensary in Delmar and BeLeaf’s Cannabis Cultivation Facility in St. Louis.

Charles W Southerland

Superintendent

19
Years

Over 20 years of construction experience as a Union Laborer, and 15 years of superintendent experience. Initial career experience was as a Safety Coordinator for a plastics manufacturing plant. With this experience, Brian has excelled at maintaining a safe jobsite.

Brian M Orf

Superintendent

15
Years

37 years of industry experience in residential, commercial, medical, retail, alternative fueling, financial institutions and restaurants. Knowledgeable in all aspects of construction including design, civil engineerings, construction, and close-out. Excells in creating solutions to keep budgets down and creating sucessful relationships with subcontractors.

Jacques C Klos

Superintendent

10
Years

John is celebrating his 10th Anniversary with CMCI this year. With over 43 years of experience as a construction superintendent, he brings a high level of professionalism and expertise to any project. Recognized by AGC and OSHA for safety excellence, with zero time lost. Responsible for all field activities including scheduling, phasing, safety and quality control. Delivers satisfaction to owners and user groups while controlling costs and managing budgets

John H Wuebbeling

Superintendent

8
Years

Graduate of University of Central Missouri with a Bachelors in General Studies with a minor in Aviation. Trained superintendent in our natural energy infrastructure division. Certificates in Swagelock fitting installation/inspection, Parker Seal-Loc CNG Flanging Equipment & OSHA 30 with Zero recordable OSHA incidents. Willing to do whatever is necessary to get the job done – layout, closeout, Client/Owner relationships, training other supers, shooting grade, etc. Ability to perform multiple facets of construction, i.e., site work, mechanical, layout, etc.

Briar S Hoffman

Superintendent

3
Years

An ongoing goal of mine is to be recognized as someone who made a difference as a project superintendent in a positive way. I hope I get to achieve that on every job I manage.” Graduate of West County Technical School, Journeyman Cement Mason Local 527. Trained in geotechnical monitoring using total stations and laser scanners for shooting grade, staking out, layout, etc. Class A CDL with air brakes for moving heavy equipment, and OSHA 30 hr certified with zero incidents.

Craig Glacken

Superintendent

2
Years

In construction as a carpenter over the last 39 years, with a superintendent role since 1989. Beetle is well known in the industry and well-liked by his peers and subcontractors. He has overseen construction of multiple office buildings, schools, restaurants, churches, remodels, and most recently has completed the construction of several QuikTrip travel stations within Missouri and Texas.

Joseph (Beetle) Bailey

Superintendent

2
Years

Areas of strength: Integrity, attention to detail, punctuality attendance, communication, work Habits and attitude.

Michael Gantt

Superintendent

1
Years

Bruce joined the team this past year. He brings with him his skills as a Project Superintendent in the retail remodel industry. In addition to the 2 decades of construction experience, he brings his professionalism, attention to detail and customer service skills to CMCI. Formal training in this industry includes, but not limited to, Swagelok tube bending and fitting installation, as well as OSHA 30 certification.Areas of strength: Quality Assessments and Quality Control, while delivering within the project budget, communication with subcontractors, inspectors and project management.

Bruce Hendren

Superintendent

1
Year

11 years mechanical experience as a trained professional in the installation and service of Compressed Natural Gas stations. Four years of Superintendent experience. Trained and certified in both Parker Parflange ECO25 flanging equipment and Swagelok Orbital Welding equipment.

Michael Lockhart

Superintendent

1
Year

Jim Cooke

Superintendent

1
Year

Jeff Bueneman

Superintendent

1
Year

Jeremy Lindem

Superintendent

1
Year

TJ Bueneman

Superintendent