Leading Florida Restoration Company Recognized for Excellence
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Southeast Florida and Caribbean 2021 Torch Award for Ethics Finalist in the large business category. The BBB Torch Award honors organizations whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character. The award honors companies that ensure the organization’s practices meet the highest standards of ethics and consequently generate trust with its customers and the community. Winners and finalists were announced at a virtual award ceremony on July 21.
“We are honored to be recognized as a finalist for this prestigious award! Remaining innovative, obtaining and retaining the industry’s leading accreditations and education and continually providing 5-star customer service has set us up for incredible success. We strive every single day to infuse ethics and excellence in all facets of our work,” said Stephen Shanton, CEO and president of Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL).
Winners for each category were hand-selected by an independent panel of judges comprised of local business leaders, media partners and college professors. The finalists in the large size business category included Venture Construction Group of Florida, City Furniture, and Avoya Travel. The medium business category finalists included Erica’s Plumbing and Restoration, Plumbing Troopers, and Native Pest Management. The small business category finalists included Cooling Advisors Inc, Owen Insurance Group and Rossen Law Firm. The 2021 Torch Awards winners included City Furniture, Native Pest Management and Rossen Law Firm.
The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics honors companies that demonstrate best practices, leadership, social responsibility and high standards of organizational ethics that benefit their customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and communities. Finalists were selected based on six principles of trust: transformation at the top, reinforce and build, unite the team, steer performance, treasure people, enthusiastically give back.
“In South Florida you often hear about the bad businesses. The Torch Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the good and ethical businesses in our community,” said Rod Davis, CEO of Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Florida and the Caribbean.
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 residential, industrial and commercial projects, VCGFL assists homeowners, property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels, and business complexes with general contractor services, roofing, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Naples, Panama City Beach, Orlando, 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 has earned leading industry awards including Roofing Contractor Magazine’s “Top 100”; Better Business Bureau (BBB) Southeast Florida and Caribbean 2021 Torch Award for Ethics Finalist; Gold Coast Builders Association (GCBA) Silver PRISM Award for Safety Team of the Year, GCBA Gold PRISM Award for Craftsmanship- Commercial Exterior, GCBA Silver PRISM Award for Craftsmanship- Commercial Exterior, Owens Corning Pinnacle Award for Safety, Roofing Alliance MVP Award, 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. Shanton is a certified member of the WindStorm Insurance Network™ and is a WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, and WIND Certified Fellow®. VCGFL carries advanced accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor and Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors. VCGFL is a proud member of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA); Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA); Gold Coast Builders Association (GCBA); Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA); National Association of Environmentally Responsible Mold Contractors (NAERMC); National Association of Home Builders (NAHB); National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA); NRCA Qualified Trainer; Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB); Restoration Industry Association (RIA). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading manufacturer 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.
For more than 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2020, people turned to BBB more than 220 million times for BBB Business Profiles on 6.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at BBB.org. There are local, independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including BBB Serving Southeast Florida and the Caribbean, which was founded in 1969 and serves 11 counties in Southeast Florida and the territories of Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
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