Chris Zalka

Work Title: General Manager

Joined Timeline Team: 2019

My Career

Chris Zalka has enjoyed a successful career in residential construction for over 25 years. In his long tenure, he has worn many hats, working in design and architecture to overall management. His calm demeanor and natural ability to lead have made him an indispensable member of every team he has worked with and we are very lucky to have him.

Chris joined the Timeline team in 2019, with his witty personality, new ideas and creative architectural problem solving, Chris has been a breath of fresh air.  Particularly skilled in finding and implementing business efficiencies and processes, Chris will help the well oiled machine that is Timeline Design-Build run even smoother.

His background includes a BS in Engineering, from Graz, Austria and many long hard hours learning architectural design.  After graduating college, Chris immigrated to the United States and spent his first 5 years working for Ryland Homes a local builder, and then Weyerhausser the world’s largest engineered wood supplier. After that, using his architecture design skills, Chris spent the rest of his career in design management.

Outside of My Career

Originally from Vienna, Austria, Chris moved to the states 20 years ago.  Settling in Texas with his wife and 2 sons, he has comfortably made the U.S. is home. Now residing in California, Chris is enjoying the beautiful weather and everything else our Bay Area has to offer. In his free time, he enjoys watching his sons play hockey and football and spending time with his 2 dogs, a German Shepard named Oko and a Black Lab named Pepper.