Over 20 Years of Experience
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. We can make your house top dollar on the market when selling and the best quality and value when buying.
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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 20 years of experience. As a staple in the Hampton Roads community, she brings with her countless Circle of Excellence awards from Hampton Roads Real Estate Association and has sold more than 500 homes. Claudia is a Civil Engineer and also has a MBA from Old Dominion University. She ensures quality customer service, eases the transition of selling your home, and if you’re a first time home buyer, she makes the process stress-free.
AQ Contracting, LLC and its team pride itself on our ability to work with the ever changing military family, first time home buyers, investors and sellers. We are a unique firm adding to your experience by also offering roofing and contracting services all under one umbrella. We specialize in being the bridge between the client and today’s vastly growing real estate market. The AQ team is personally dedicated to customizing your experience by listening to our client’s needs and encompassing our expertise to bring your dream into reality.
About Our Team
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 Columbia 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 is the main point of contact for all Concrete projects here at AQ Contracting. 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 details of AQ’s Concrete Projects, overseeing all pertaining to concrete preparation. Problem-solving anything that may affect project quality and completion, Sarah’s skills include great communication, organization, time management, money management, and problem-solving.
Customer Service Manager
Willow is the Customer Service Manager for AQ Contracting LLC. With over 10 years of customer service experience, Graduating class at J.P.Knapp Early College Highschool. Consistently Volunteering for multiple charity organizations in Moyock NC. Willow Assists in the development of policies and procedures, being responsible for office procedures, and using her organizational skills to ensure a great office environment. She has a great track record of strong performance in high-volume and high-pressure environments. Being a team worker and an independent worker, her Skills include, problem-solving, time management, money management, and organization.
Fiona is Not only Claudia’s assistant, but she is also the main Point of Contact for the roofing division here 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.
Ms. Monique Reese
Administrative Assistance with QuickBooks
Monique Reese is currently employed by Image Service Staffing and is assigned to AQ Contracting LLC as an Administrative assistance with QuickBooks. Her previous experience includes working as a bookkeeper, tax associate, and internal auditor. While working to complete her legal studies at Abraham Lincoln University, as an FYLS most of her time is devoted to completing the requirements for the California First-Year Law Student (FLYSE). She also will work with the Saint Leo University Alumni in the Southern Hampton Roads area as one of the chairpersons during the next calendar year. Previously, Monique honorably served in the United States Navy for nearly fourteen years and has retired from the United States Navy Reserves as of September 2020.
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