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Over 38 Years of Experience

Looking for High Quality, Affordable,  Construction Services for your next project?

Our mission is to provide the highest quality service, while creating value and making a difference. We strive to provide an exceptional service and to deliver a high-quality product no other company can offer.

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About Us

AQ Contracting is based in the heart of Hampton Roads and is built on the foundation of Class A Contractor Claudia Aristizabal, bringing more than 38 years of experience.

AQ Contracting, LLC and its team pride itself on our ability to work with the customers needs. We are locally owned and operated. We have been serving the Virginia Beach area and its vicinity since 2008. Our roofing team has decades of experience in all types of roofing and contracting – both Residential and Commercial!

About Our Team

Claudia Artistizabal

AQ Contracting LLC Owner


Claudia Artistizabal is a hands-on owner here at AQ Contracting LLC, showing great leadership. Claudia exceeds great intelligence, having many skills with multiple types of communication, including being bilingual. Claudia is originally from Medellin, Colombia. Claudia has owned a family construction business in Colombia for over 38 years where she also earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  Ms. Artistizabal obtained her Master’s Degree of Business Administration from Old Dominion University here in Virginia. Claudia has over 34 years of experience in residential and commercial construction. Being a cross-functional team leader, Artistizabal has combined work experience in marketing, sales, real estate, as well as acquisition, development, and construction. Artistizabal created AQ Contracting LLC, and partnered with a utility company in 2008 and is now partnered with Lowes and Home Depot. Claudia takes pride in her work and provides impeccable customer service, proving the extensive scope of responsibility, success and track record of delivering optimal results in high-growth environments through initiatives that exceed operational performance targets. Claudia actively participates in project master planning and designs, standing alone in the industry building a unique umbrella of companies AQ Realty, AQ Contracting and AQ Roofing.

Sarah Wexler

Project Manager


Sarah has over 15 years of Construction experience. Not only does Sarah have extensive supervising experience, she graduated UNCG with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, majoring in Liberal Science. Sarah has 2 Associates degrees in Social Science from TCC. Sarah uses these years of hands-on experience to manage the many of AQ’s Projects. Problem-solving anything that may affect project quality and completion, Sarah’s skills include great communication, organization, time management, money management, and problem-solving.

Fiona Chenyaof

Office Manager:


Fiona Chen Yao is the office manager and also manages the Exterior Projects: Roofing, Siding and Gutters installation at AQ Contracting LLC. Fiona’s extreme intelligence shows in many ways, not only being Bilingual, she has a Masters in Science In Petroleum Engineering, and a Bachelors in Geologist Engineering, also being certified in Formation Evaluation. In the past, Fiona had worked in the Exploration Division for an Oil Company in Venezuela for over 20 years before with AQ Contracting LLC. Fiona provides logistical and technical support on all special projects while assisting with various activities, conferences and meetings. Being extremely flexible and hands-on with most tasks around the office, Fiona’s skills include customer service, problem-solving, managing, organization.

Dana Neal

Product Receiving Accuracy Specialist 


Dana is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, serving over 24 years of Active duty. After retirement from the Marine Corps, he joined Lowes as a Millwork Sales Specialist 3.5 years. His vast knowledge in windows and doors played a vital part in the success in sales and installations throughout the Norfolk area. Dana’s in charge of our receiving department. Going to every store and making sure that all the material for each installation is accurate and ready for our installers to pick up. Dana also assists some of our installers with particular projects. Some of Dana’s skills are detail oriented, great customer service, and very responsible. 

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