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WALTHAM, MASS. – December 10, 2019– Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., is pleased to announce the appointment of John Kilcoyne as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will oversee the firm’s financial strategy and operations, including budgeting, planning, analysis and risk management.

“Vantage Builders has grown to the point where we felt it was critical to bring in a CFO to help guide the firm’s direction,” said John Connor, Principal, Vantage Builders. “We recently surpassed 50 employees for the first time and we’re successfully entering new markets, such as cannabis construction. John is the exact person we need to help us navigate through this new stage, streamline our processes and improve the firm’s overall performance. With his depth of financial knowledge and business strategy experience, we expect he will make an immediate impact on Vantage Builders, its clients and its employees.”
 
An established, strategic CFO, Mr. Kilcoyne has more than 30 years of experience in finance, accounting and business development. Prior to joining Vantage Builders, he served as CFO for Aerial Wireless Services, where he managed the finance, human resources, purchasing and operations teams. Previously, during a 20-year tenure as the CFO at International Packaging Corporation, he oversaw finance, IT and shipping and receiving, and successfully led the negotiations and integrations of three corporate acquisitions. Mr. Kilcoyne earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Assumption College and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bryant University. He has taken additional courses at Harvard Business School. 
 
“Vantage Builders has been exceptionally successful during its near 20-year history,” said Mr. Kilcoyne. “I am looking forward to applying my financial and operations experience to the firm, particularly in the area of Continuous Improvement and system development, as we continue this exciting new next stage in its growth.”
 
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 www.vb-inc.com or follow us on Twitter: @VantageBldrs.
 
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