When we first meet with our clients, we like to get a good feel for the visions they are trying to portray. Once we capture their ideas, we then take that vision to the next level by creating a dream design that is both elegant & economical.
Meet the Team
CGC, CBC, HI, AIBD
Professional Building Designer
State Certified General Contractor
State Certified Building Contractor
State Certified Home & Property Inspector
City of Orange City Planning & Zoning Commissioner (Former)
Designer & Builder - Chris grew up in the Southern Suburbs of Detroit, Michigan and in 1988 at the age of 18, started a profitable handyman service with a friend and partner before deciding to serve his country in the United States Army in August of 1991. In November of 1996 after more than 5 years in military service, he exited with an honorable discharge as well as many awards and recommendations. He moved to Orange City, Florida where he started working in the construction industry. Chris then founded Weldon Design Group, Inc. in 2003 and has been helping our clients create both dream homes and commercial & investment properties from little more than an idea.
Since the beginning, Weldon Design Group, Inc. has been published in the Orlando Sentinel, contracted with a National Home Plan website & Print Publishing Company, and awarded "Professional Building Designer" status through A.I.B.D. (The American Institute of Building Design). In 2006, Chris took the State of Florida's Contractors Board Test and was licensed as a Certified Building Contractor. In 2007, Chris was appointed to the City of Orange City Planning and Zoning Commission. As a resident and business owner of Orange City, Chris feels it was his responsibility to help sculpt the future for generations to come. Chris also sits on the Board of Directors of Christian Care for Lil' Angels, Inc., a not-for-profit Pre-School in Debary, Florida that currently supports over 120 children and growing to include special needs programs, after school care and state mandated Pre-Kindergarten programs.
In 1998 Chris attended Comair Aviation Academy (Now Delta Connection Academy) in Sanford, FL and received his Commercial Pilots License (S.E.L., High Performance Aircraft, Complex Aircraft, and Instrument Endorsements.) and currently uses his aviation background to shoot Aerial Photography for clients around the Central Florida Area. In 2001-2003 Chris also attended Seminole Community College and received an A.S. Degree in Computer Network Design and Administration and is A+ and Network+ Certified with a background in Novell Networks and Microsoft Business & Server Networks. In 2011, Chris returned to school at Valencia College to for Computer Programing.
In 2016, Chris returned to the State Licensing board and has now upgraded his license to Certified General Contractor.
With his well-rounded background in construction and non-construction related fields, his knowledge and experience becomes a great asset to his clients and Weldon Design Group, Inc.
Residential Building Designer
CAD & Building Design Specialist
Sales & Client Development
Estimating & Cost Analysis
HVAC & Energy Calc. Specialist