Industry leading construction executive wins a place on top 40 industry professionals throughout the nation

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Stephen Shanton, CEO and president of Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL), Venture Construction Group (VCG), and VCG International (VCGI) recently earned the Pro Remodeler magazine’s exclusive Forty Under 40. The Forty Under 40 is an annual program that recognizes 40 construction and restoration industry professionals throughout the nation. Thousands of applications are submitted along with an in-depth questionnaire and interview process. Only 40 of the top industry leaders are selected.

“I am honored to have been named in the Pro Remodeler Forty Under 40. I’m proud of the solid team, relationships and reputation I have built in the last 20 years, as well as utilizing innovative techniques, maintaining the industry leading accreditations, education and certifications. We continue to stay on top of the latest trends, tools, techniques and processes to better serve our customers throughout the U.S. and the globe,” says Shanton, president and CEO of Venture Construction Group, Venture Construction Group of Florida, VCG International.

Pro Remodeler magazine provides business solutions and award-winning editorial to more than 80,000 remodelers throughout the nation every month. Each year, Pro Remodeler recognizes 40 promising industry professionals who represent the industry in the Forty Under 40 awards program. According to Pro Remodeler, the 40 selected are the leaders who will overcome the labor shortage, embrace the next generation of technology, and take remodeling into an era of new professionalism and efficiency.

“I’ve worked with Steve for nearly 20 years and he is a true visionary. Steve always has his finger on the pulse of changing trends and leads our staff and crews to success on every project, every time. At Venture, we believe knowledge is power, and Steve sets that bar high. We carry the industry leading accreditations, certifications, education and technology practices. We regularly attend national and global industry related events, conferences, tradeshows to consistently learn and connect with colleagues and industry experts, as well as participate and attend smaller local community events to stay in touch with our clients and support local business. Our team is committed to providing the best service to our communities, our colleagues, and our clients,” says Sandra Lawson, director of operations, Venture Construction Group (VCG), Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL), VCG International (VCGI).

About Venture Construction Group
Venture Construction Group (VCG) is a leader in residential and commercial construction, roofing, renovations, restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services. We are a full-service general contractor and assist property owners throughout Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C. Founded in 1998, VCG services commercial and residential properties throughout the East Coast, Greater Mid-Atlantic Region, Gulf Coast, and Midwest. Operational excellence is our mission in every project we undertake, and we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service. CEO Stephen Shanton is an esteemed member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Entrepreneur Magazine hails “YEC Consists of Some of the Most Well-Respected Minds in Entrepreneurship.” Venture Construction Group is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council, WindStorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, Certified Member of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor. VCG credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. With offices nationwide and a solid reputation throughout the country, we respond to your needs with quality, ease, and top-notch service. For more information call 866-459-8348 or visit us online at www.VentureConstructionGroup.com.

About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in industrial/ commercial projects, VCGFL assists property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels and business complexes with general contractor services, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. VCGFL holds leading industry awards including the Coatings Pro Contractor Award, Pro Remodeler Forty Under 40 Award, Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. CEO Stephen Shanton is a proud member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Entrepreneur Magazine hails “YEC Consists of Some of the Most Well-Respected Minds in Entrepreneurship.” With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL takes care of the details every step of the way including roofing, siding, windows, drywall, flooring, paint, gutters to rebuilding properties after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms. VCGFL carries the industry’s leading accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Windstorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council. VCGFL is a proud member of Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA), Restoration Industry Association (RIA), Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB), Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA), Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading certifications including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor status. VCGFL credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.VCGFL.com.

About VCG International (VCGI)
VCG International (VCGI) is a global leader in commercial and industrial construction, restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout the Bahamas and the Caribbean, Canada, Europe, and Australia. With over 30 years of experience and the world’s leading industry accreditations, VCGI leads the way in best practices throughout the globe. We utilize a comprehensive approach to resolving your project needs including expert staff and crews, advanced equipment, and industry leading accreditations. We have proudly built a reputation of excellence and quality that extends around the world. Learn more at www.VCGInternational.com.

About Professional Remodeler
Professional Remodeler is the magazine for professional remodelers. Articles cover innovative construction techniques & the latest management ideas that will increase quality, reduce costs and shorten the time needed to successfully complete each job. Professional Remodeler serves the business information needs of 80,000-plus remodelers and home-improvement professionals around the United States. Professional Remodeler is published by SGC Horizon LLC. Learn more at www.ProRemodeler.com.