Venture Construction Group of Florida CEO supports leading local chamber

STUART, Fla. — Stephen Shanton, CEO and president of Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) recently became a trustee for the Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce. VCGFL is an award-winning construction company specializing in custom builds, remodels, restoration, historic renovation, roofing, hurricane and storm damage repairs, water/ flood mitigation and 24/7 emergency services. Chamber trustees are committed to the local community and economy and evoking lasting change and progress. The Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce, along with the Indiantown, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach and Palm City Chambers, plus the Business Development Board, and the Economic Council of Martin County – collaboratively work with local, state, and federal agencies to assist existing businesses to expand. Learn more at

“I’m honored to serve as a Stuart/Martin County Chamber Trustee. Together, we will improve issues affecting our local community, county, residents and businesses,” says Stephen Shanton, president of Venture Construction Group of Florida.

Shanton founded VCGFL in 1998 and carries Florida’s Commercial/Residential General Contractor and Roofing Contractor Licenses. Shanton is committed to business growth, job expansion, maintaining industry leading accreditations, education, certifications, safety standards and latest innovation practices including 4K/ HD/ 3D Drone Mapping. VCGFL was recently recognized as one of America’s top remodelers by the Qualified Remodeler Top 500. VCGFL also earned the prestigious Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award for excellence; and the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractor’s Association S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. Shanton is president and CEO of four companies and one foundation including Venture Construction Group of Florida, Venture Construction Group, Inc., Alpine Exteriors, True Relics, and The Shanton ALS Foundation. A dedicated philanthropist, Shanton is committed to giving back to numerous charities and non-profit organizations.

“Venture is a wonderful corporate citizen, we’re fortunate to have them here. They are very active in the functions of the chamber and our goals,” says Joe Catrambone, president and CEO of Stuart/ Martin County Chamber of Commerce.

The Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce actively recruits members to serve on its committees: State and Local Governmental Affairs, Ambassador, Transportation and Finance. Whether appearing before the City or County Commissioners, lobbying the State Legislature or Congress on issues affecting business, or providing scholarships for local students, volunteers involve the Chamber in all aspects of community life. Martin County is a Florida designated “Blue Chip” community, which attests that the county has a Growth Management Plan meeting state standards to attract business and industry to the area.

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 the state of Florida. 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 won the prestigious Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers in the U.S., Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, and is the proud recipient of the 2017 FRSA S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Stuart, and Tampa, 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, 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 the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA), Certified Member of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor. 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

About Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce
The Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce plays a significant role in the growth, business climate and economy of our area. Martin is one of the most respected counties in the state. The programs and activities of the Chamber are vital to our lifestyle. The Chamber is proud of the benefits and services we provide to Martin County and our 1,400 plus members. The Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce is a member of the countywide Council of Chambers, an organization consisting of the five county Chambers of Commerce, formed to discuss common issues, provide unified effort in speaking out to represent business interests of the area. The Chamber works with the Economic Council of Martin County and is a founding member of the Business Development Board of Martin County. Learn more at

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