About ETI

E.T.I Construction is a general contractor, construction manager, and self- performing carpentry contractor licensed by the City of Chicago and active in commercial, residential, and institutional markets throughout Cook County. Established in 1999, we incorporated in 2006 and have built an enviable reputation for providing high-quality, cost-effective solutions on projects of all sizes and scopes.

Our management team boasts over 60 years of combined experience, while our field staff is highly skilled and unusually loyal – many have been with us for 10 years and counting. And that, along with a client focus and attention to detail that are second to none, have made E.T.I one of the most respected construction firms in the Chicago area.

Our Leaders

Mario Miranda
Director of Construction

A veteran of over 30 years in the construction business, Mario displays a rare combination of professional expertise and personal commitment that makes him ideal for his role as E.T.I’s construction director. He has personally completed projects totally over $50 million, comprising a wide range of commercial, institutional and residential work. Mario is certified by both OSHA and the U.S. EPA for Lead Safety, and has extensive experience as both a field superintendent and general contractor.

Ivan Tello
Senior Project Manager/Business Manager

Ivan is a key player on every major project E.T.I handles and personifies the pride we bring to the construction business. A graduate of Northeastern Illinois University, Ivan has completed over $20 million in residential and commercial projects, on time and on budget.

Jesus Serrato
Director of Design/Build Services

When it comes to creating and executing plans that are as buildable as they are beautiful, few in the field can match Jesus Serrato. He spent nearly two decades as Director of Architecture for Kimball Hill Homes, where his innovative, efficient home designs played an instrumental role in the company’s rise to national prominence in the 1990s and 2000s. More recently Jesus has operated his own custom design/build firm, where he has built a reputation for completing projects that are on time, within budget, and readily exceed his customers’ expectations.