Vantage Builders Welcomes John Ciaramaglia as Director of Operations WALTHAM, MASS. – August 6, 2015– Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., is pleased to announce the appointment of John Ciaramaglia as director of operations. He will develop, implement and review strategies aimed at refining the firm’s operational efficiency, cost control management, and internal procedures.

“As Vantage has continued to grow, we’ve realized the need to add operational capabilities, in order to ensure our high commitment to client service and satisfaction,” said John Connor, principal, Vantage Builders. “John’s project management background and experience in developing best practice and policies make him a terrific fit for this role.”

Mr. Ciaramaglia brings 20 years of construction experience to his role at Vantage Builders, and during his career has gained critical knowledge of all aspects of construction operations in fast-growing, successful companies. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior project manager at Trinity Building and Construction Management, where he had account executive responsibilities, helped manage internal operations and was instrumental in establishing the firm’s thriving retail banking segment. Previously, he was a senior project manager for Shawmut Design and Construction, working up the ranks from assistant project manager. He began his career in construction as a project estimator for EMJ Construction. Mr. Ciaramaglia has managed projects locally and nationally in the hospitality, retail, corporate and institutional sectors, for clients such as Santander Bank, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bank of America, New England Development, New York & Company, the Lyons Group, and CBRE. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from the Wentworth Institute.

About Vantage Builders, Inc.

Vantage Builders offers contracting services to corporations, developers, property managers, retailers and private institutions throughout New England. Our standard construction services include general contracting and construction management. More comprehensive services include design/build and value engineering. In managing and building scores of commercial projects, we’ve found that versatility is key to our customers’ success. Our experience includes specialized tenant build-outs, standard property improvements, base building work and construction from the ground up. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter: @VantageBldrs.


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The lion's share of the success of this project is due to the professionalism, creativity, and good humor displayed by Vantage throughout the project. They prepared multiple budgets for the owner as the design evolved, so that we could react promptly and avoid exceeding the budget. Vantage fully familiarized themselves with the existing base building systems, saving thousands by utilizing work in place where possible. They regularly offered ideas for lower-cost alternatives to proposed design features. Vantage also moved quickly to procure long lead and specialty items, kept the entire team up to date on status at our weekly meetings, and staffed the project appropriately to complete the job on time. Barbara Smith-Bacon, Vice President, Project Manager Berkeley Investments, Inc.

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