WHO WE ARE
Mosaic Construction is a national commercial, multifamily, residential, and cannabis design-build construction industry leader. For more than 30 years, Mosaic has provided, or is in the process of providing, strategic planning, programming, architecture, engineering, and construction services across 17 states throughout the country. Our leadership team, led by Ira Singer, Andy Poticha, Mike Frazin and Kevin Kasten, has deep experience and expertise delivering high-quality renovation, remodeling, and building services for multifamily, commercial, government/non-profit, cannabis, and residential properties.
Thanks to our longstanding relationships in the industry, we are able to provide turnkey services for all real estate and construction-related needs, from site assessments to zoning and permitting, equipment recommendations to security, and construction to certificates of occupancy. Our team supports the process along with other experts throughout the process.
Mosaic Construction and its founders are proud members of the Chicagoland Apartment Association, Northbrook Chamber of Commerce, NAIOP and other industry organizations.
Customer relationships are our number one priority and we treat each renovation as if it were our own home or office. Check out the projects below, or view our portfolio page, to learn more about our expertise in maximizing the functionality, aesthetic value, and overall appeal of your properties.
Our team is led by our Founders offering decades of professional experience and leadership. Additionally, every member of our team shares values and ethics based on our Mosaic Actions, a set of shared values that forms the backbone of our work together. Get to know us via our bios, below.
AN ELEVATED EXPERIENCE:
SHARED VALUES, ETHICS, ACTIONS
Our team brings shared values and ethics from more than two decades in business to your organization. Your experience is shaped through our actions, designed to create an elevated experience for our clients and teams.
It’s how ‘It All Comes Together.’
OUR COMMITMENT TO TRADE & SUPPLIER DIVERSITY
Helping others is baked into our DNA. Our “Pay it Forward” mindset provides us the opportunity to make a difference through philanthropic partnerships. Giving back to our community has a lasting impact on our team members and the organizations we support. Our diverse relationships extend to local non-profit organizations, community groups and Midwest-based charities, as well as national and worldwide organizations. A few examples include:
American Friends of Israel Sport Center for the Disabled (AFISCD)
Committed to providing ongoing financial support to the ISCD Center, AFISCD empowers children and youth with physical disabilities from all backgrounds through sports. In addition to our annual support and sponsorship of the annual golf tournament, our Founder & CFO Mike Frazin serves on the Board and organizes the annual fundraising poker tournament.
Ani Shlishi (“I am Third”) is a nonprofit based in Israel that provides opportunities for self-advancement and meaningful employment for Israel’s at-risk youth.
Back 2 School Illinois was founded in 2010 when it offered a free school supply distribution for low-income families; it now provides Back 2 School kits and other mission-aligned programs including a college scholarship program.
Bike the Parks, Supporting the Parks Foundation of Highland Park
Bike the Parks is an event that supports the Parks Foundation of Highland Park, which is dedicated to the belief that every resident of the community deserves the opportunity for an enriched, healthy lifestyle. A free event, participants ride bikes through seven parks, raising money for the foundation.
Bright Star Community Outreach
BSCO’s Community Outreach seeks to convene all the stakeholders in the community to accomplish BSCO’s vision of communities becoming self-sufficient livable communities for individuals, families and organizations.
The Cancer Wellness Center was started in 1989 in Skokie, Illinois, by three friends who were determined to build a reliable source of information and support for cancer survivors and others living with cancer.
Today the Center has grown and expanded its services to provide education, wellness services and psychosocial support to those impacted by cancer and their loved ones.
The Center For Enriched Living
CEL IS A Year-round social center for people of all ages with developmental disabilities. Founder Ira Singer is the Board Treasurer on the Executive Committee; we donate annually and to support special events such as the Golf Outing and Chef’s Night.
The Chicago Center strives to be there for every Jew on any and every day of their life from cradle to grave. It provides close to 50 programs that range from food pantries to father/son programs, first aid classes to housekeeping for those in need, all with the goal of enriching and uniting the community.
UpStart partners with the Jewish community’s boldest leaders to expand the picture of how Jews find meaning and how we come together. UpStart gives participants the entrepreneurial tools and network they need to build the Jewish community of the future.
College Bound Opportunities mentors, empowers, and inspires low income, first generation Scholars to overcome barriers, graduate college, and achieve success in life.
In addition to our Founder & CEO Ira Singer having performed here, we also provide annual support to this theatre in Deerfield, Illinois
Deerfield High School’s School Chest
School Chest is Deerfield High School’s annual Charity Drive. For over 50 years, the efforts of the Deerfield High School community have been synthesized to raise awareness and funds for a non-profit organization. Each year, the student body selects an organization that demonstrates strong connections to the local area, is relatable to our students and provides volunteer opportunities, and is inspirational.
Deerfield Park District’s Rudin Park
The Deerfield Park District was established in 1951 to provide recreation programs and facilities for residents of all ages.
Erasing The Distance is a non-profit arts program using the power of performance to disarm stigma, spark dialogue, educate, and promote healing surrounding issues of mental health through theatre.
GiGi’s Playhouse has a purpose and mission of changing the way the world views Down Syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all. Their vision is to see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools and communities.
The Good People Fund, inspired by the Jewish concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world), responds to significant problems such as poverty, disability, trauma and social isolation, primarily in the United States and Israel.They provide financial support, guidance and mentoring to charitable activities of modest proportions that are undertaken by Good People acting singly or in small groups.
Heroes to Heroes Foundation provides spiritual healing and peer support for American Combat Veterans who have attempted suicide or are on a path to self-destruction due to moral injury.
Supporting students from five universities, Hillel MKE provides scholarships for experiential learning opportunities and programs and supports exploration of their Jewish heritage and faith.
HFTD is a diverse coalition of suicide survivors, lived experience peer supporters, clinicians and advocates, who shared his pressing sense of urgency to create tangible action on suicide prevention. We support their annual fundraising gala.
I Belong is a nonprofit organization that employs people who are intellectually or developmentally differently able while embracing the Jewish values of Community, Kindness, Responsibility, Respect and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world).
The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Our Founder & CEO Andy Poticha services on the Board of this museum, supporting its dedication to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice, and indifference.
Providing vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, JCFS Chicago helps them face challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need. We support multiple JCFS programs and events; additionally, our Founder & CEO Andy Poticha serves on the Board of Directors.
JCFS Chicago’s Larry Dobkin Gala supporting TunedIn, the Response Center for Teens
The Center this gala supports provides support for teens and their families through prevention, outreach, counseling, and sexual health services in a teen-friendly environment. Our Founder & CEO Andy Poticha has been involved in the event for many years, including as an honoree.
JNF is a nonprofit organization and United Nations NGO (non-governmental organization) that gives all generations of Jews a unique voice in building a prosperous future for the land of Israel and its people. We support the JNF Special in Uniform program that integrates youth with disabilities into the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and prepares them for post-service careers.
Published since 1991 by the independent non-profit Jewish Student Press Service, New Voices is the only Jewish and justice-focused magazine by and for college students.
JUF provides support for people in need throughout Illinois and Israel. We support multiple JUF-driven events and programs.
Passionate about inclusion, Keshet does whatever is necessary to allow individuals with disabilities to achieve their potential.
Kids Kicking Cancer’s Mission is: to ease the pain of very sick children while empowering them to heal physically, spiritually and emotionally.
Left Over Cuisine aims to become the world’s most widely used solution for companies and individuals to eliminate food waste in their communities, making food rescue sustainable and universal, and food hunger a thing of the past.
Dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. We are supporters of their Golf Classic.
Lurie Children’s Hospital is the top pediatric hospital in Illinois, ranking in all 10 specialties in the 2020-21 U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.
The mission of Maot Chitim of Greater Chicago, Inc. is to assist needy members of the Chicagoland community with Passover and The High Holidays and other food-related needs so they may observe the holidays and daily life in a traditional and dignified manner. The mission is also to provide a volunteer opportunity to unite all members of the Jewish community.
The Harry & Rose Samson Milwaukee JCC provides social, educational, recreational and cultural programs founded upon Jewish ethics and values.
A vibrant center for Jewish learning and education, Moadon Kol Chadash gives children and their families a chance to explore their heritage, participate in Hebrew learning programs, discover the joy of Judaism and make a strong connection to Israel.
The Moriah Congregation Judaic Art & Jewelry Fair features an array of media including wall art, sculptures, glass, ceramics, precious metals, wood, textiles, paper, photography and wearable art – clothing and stunning jewelry.
No Labels is a groundbreaking movement led by Americans who embrace the new politics of problem solving and are collaborating to find common sense, non-partisan solutions to our toughest challenges.
North Suburban Special Recreation Association
NSSRA provides and facilitates year round recreation programs, facilities and services for children, teens and adults with disabilities. NSSRA is an extension of ten park districts, two cities and one village in the northern suburbs of Chicago.
Olive Tree’s mission is to use creative expression to promote understanding, cooperation and peace in our multi-faith society.
The mission of Open Communities is to educate, advocate, and organize to promote just and inclusive communities in North Suburban Chicago. We seek to eradicate housing discrimination, in all of its forms and against all persons, due to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, familial status, or source of income. Quality housing is a human right; fair housing is the law.
Being hospitalized can be frightening for anyone, but especially for a critically ill child. That’s where Open Heart Magic comes in. Our Hospital Bedside Magic programs bring laughter, hope and strength to sick children – one-to-one – at their hospital bedsides.
World ORT, supported by ORT Chicago, a part of ORT America, is a global educational network of schools, colleges, and international programs that propel more than 300,000 students in 35 countries to develop careers and lead fulfilling, independent lives.
Project 613 connects you with other amazing Jewish Young Professionals to build strong relationships & to develop your life potential…all while having a blast! Come check us out!
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is a Jewish global human rights organization researching the Holocaust and hate in a historic and contemporary context. The Center confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.
SketchPad energizes and strengthens an open Chicago Jewish community by promoting collaboration and innovation for Jewish nonprofit organizations and professionals. SketchPad provides a coworking space and programming that stimulates cross-fertilization of ideas, further invigorating our communal landscape.
Solomon Schechter Day School is committed to providing an education that weaves the best of general studies and Judaic studies in an integrated program that is the benchmark against which Jewish day school programs are measured..
StandWithUs (SWU) is an international and non-partisan Israel education organization that inspires and educates people of all ages and backgrounds, challenges misinformation and fights antisemitism.
Torahub of the Ember Foundation
Torahub offers learning services which create a rich Jewish educational experience for individuals, families, groups, couples, and businesses. Led by Rabbi Yehuda Albin, Torahub offers lifelong learning that educates, inspires, unites, and gives back.
The Village Chicago is a social network of friendship, engagement and services for people over 50. The mission is to enhance the quality of life and the well-being of individuals as we live longer, so that we remain integral, vibrant and contributing members of our communities. The vision is to be a leader in enriching the experience of aging in our communities and a model for the nation.
Vision for Tomorrow provides support to families affected by aniridia or albinism by offering immediate family support for newly diagnosed families, empowering affected families with a platform to receive information and fundraise for their cause, and by providing access to information on aniridia and albinism in an open free environment.
Youth Guidance creates and implements school-based programs that enable children to overcome obstacles, focus on their education and, ultimately, to succeed in school and in life. Youth Guidance sees a bright and successful future for every elementary and high school student.
American Jewish Committee National Leadership Council
Intergroup Committee consists of AJC leaders with a strong interest in interreligious and/or interethnic relations. This committee helps AJC Chicago carry out its priorities and advocacy related to interreligious and interethnic relationships. Members partner with staff to build and maintain bridges with diverse religious, ethnic and community leaders in the Chicago area.
We have also supported many other organizations over the years, including non-profits such as: