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About Us:

Since 2002, Forrest Construction Group has provided buildouts and construction management services for commercial, retail, industrial, medical and education projects. Founded and led by president Kellie Bell, Forrest Construction Group is a Women’s Business Enterprise and a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise located in Northern Illinois. For more than ten years, our clients have depended on our team for responsiveness, flexibility and durability.

The Forrest team of construction professionals is passionate to prove our client commitment. Clients return and refer Forrest because of our established track record of on-time and quality completions at fair and competitive pricing. Focused on client needs and project functionality, Forrest Construction Group has the insight to handle difficult project issues and provide effective solutions.

Forrest Construction Group’s engineering and design experience is wide and varied. We are large enough to handle complex projects and small enough to care about minor issues. Forrest brings to the job site years of experience, skilled employees and extensive know-how to handle all types, sizes and complexities in construction. Our limitations are few, and we always reach beyond expectations.

Team Bios:

Kellie Bell


As President and founder of Forrest Construction Group, Inc., Kellie heads up client relations and business development. She oversees all daily operations, project managers and on-site superintendents. Kellie also handles client relations, project analysis, marketing, consulting, project management and conceptual pricing. She works with owners, tenants, brokers and managers to deliver construction projects that are on time, under budget and beautifully executed. Kellie accommodates different types of clients through understanding of their particular and varying needs dependent on the type and scope of project, and builds each project around their requests and specific operating systems. Kellie requires every project to be run with honesty, fairness, and unmatched quality.

Dan Bell

Operations Manager

With ten years of experience in the construction industry, Dan joined Forrest in 2008. He previously served as a project superintendent with a realty corporation in Rosemont, Illinois. Working directly with property managers, leasing brokers, architects and tenants, Dan develops project budgets, scope, cost analysis and feasibility studies. He is involved with projects from preconstruction to close-out, as well as the entire bidding process from solicitation to award, permitting, initial construction schedule, project accounting and company safety policy. Dan is responsible for managing multiple superintendents among several projects.


Below are a list of Forrest Construction Groups multiple Certifications that showcase our professionalism and work.

WBE Certified

FBE Certified

DBE Certified