Vincent Santomero, Jr. is President and Owner of VS+CO Corporate Finishes, Inc. Vince began his 33 years of service in 1989 as an Estimator, and Design and Project Manager. He was named Vice President in 1999; Partner/Principal in 2004; and Partner/Principal/50% Owner in 2009. During this period, Vince established himself as the go-to person in the construction and design industry’s finish trade. Earlier in his career he was with the Kinney Corporation as a Design and Draftsperson for its Commercial Interiors Group, where he was also involved in space planning, finish specifications and project management. During that time, Vince created designs for the nationwide rebranding of Foot Locker, Champs Sporting Goods and various Kinney Corporation properties. His very first industry experience was as a Draftsperson for Acheson Thornton Doyle Architecture in New York City.
Vince holds a B.A. in Psychology from The Catholic University of America, where he was a Dean’s List student. He completed his post-graduate studies with excellence in the Architecture Program at Columbia University and the Design & Drafting Program at The School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Vince, his wife Julie and their five children reside in Wilton, CT. They maintain a strong involvement within the community, enjoying various volunteer and fund-raising opportunities. For eight seasons, Vince also coached Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) varsity football at his alma mater, Fordham Prep, in the Bronx, NY, and has continued to coach with the Wilton Youth Football and Fairfield County Rugby programs.
Donna Novotny is Controller for VS+CO Corporate Finishes, Inc., where she’s responsible for supervising the quality of the company’s accounting and financial reporting. She joined VS+CO in 2000 and has been with the company for 22 of the 32 years she’s been in the field of construction accounting. Donna is a graduate of the Sacred Heart Academy in Stamford, CT.
Donna’s financial reporting responsibilities include cash flow and financial project analysis. In addition, she manages and analyzes Business Insurance, Health Insurance, and Wages & Benefits. She is also technology-oriented and is responsible for the implementation of all computer hardware and software for the company, ensuring that VS+CO remains at the forefront of our progressive construction industry.
Donna is a highly motivated accounting and administrative professional with superior organizational skills. She is particularly adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing. In her spare time, Donna and her husband are motorcycle enthusiasts who spend their weekends riding through scenic venues in Connecticut and New York.