Name: Stephanie Vanderbilt
Job Title: Co-Owner
Company: Coastal Windows and Exteriors
Phone: (978) 304-0495
Location: Beverley, MA
Years With Current Company: 6
Years as a BRAGB Member: 2 (on/off member)
Birthplace/Hometown: Jamaica, NYC (born) and lived in Beverly, MA for over 13 years
Family: Husband David (co-owner)
College Attended (If Applicable): Salem State College (undergrad), Lewis & Clark College (graduate)
First Job Unrelated to Field: Tour Guide House of Seven Gables (Salem, MA)
First Job in Current Field: I was a teacher of the deaf and brought my passion for education and service to the core purpose of the company today.
How Did You Get Into the Business: My husband decided to start a company based on taking care of homeowners with a mission statement of a passion of education and service. I left teaching to bring this over to our company.
What Does Your Business Do Now, and What Are Your Plans for the Future: We continue to focus on education and our plans are to grow our Educational Outreach Team and do events with local towns about ways to save energy, home heating bills and also reduce your carbon footprint.
What’s Your Company’s Newest or Most Noteworthy Product or Service:
- We won Window & Door Magazine’s Dealer of the year in 2015 for Community Service/Charitable Outreach.
- Triple award Angie’s List Super Service Award for all three products (roofing, siding & windows)
- Thought leader on a few episodes of Flipping Boston TV show on A&E.
If You Had to Choose a Different Profession, What Would It Be: Professional Singer
What’s Something Most People Don’t Know About You: I used to be a coloratura soprano (opera singer)
Hobbies: Boating, interior design, antiques
Favorite TV Show Currently on the Air: Outlander
Favorite Sports Team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite Novel: Brandscaping
Favorite Film: Wizard of Oz