RENU Team

Scott Colletti

Principal

Scott Colletti has over 20 years experience managing all aspects of a third generation family residential flooring, commercial flooring, general construction and restoration businesses. He has extensive experience in capital improvements, interior and exterior renovations. His oversight of over a quarter billion dollars of construction has included education, hospitality, corporate, religious and municipal projects.

As a principal of Renu, Mr. Colletti provides overall strategic leadership and confirms the Renu commitments to integrity, long term relationships and excellence in all of our actions. Mr. Colletti is responsible for the day to day operations of the business including corporate planning, operations, business development, marketing and leadership development. His commitment to excellence, leadership and fair mindedness is unparalleled.

Mr. Colletti is involved in many local charities and participates in many state and local organizations.  

Michael VanDenburg

Principal

Michael VanDenburg has been an indispensable asset to Renu helping to shape the future direction of the firm. With over 20 years experience in the flooring and construction industry it is Mr. VanDenburg's dedication and commitment to our clients that has ensured Renu's success in the new markets that we enter. During his career, Mr. VanDenburg's responsibilites have included planning, sales, fiscal oversight and project management for over 250 million dollars worth of construction in the contracting, commercial flooring and restoration industries. This work has involved educational, hospitality, religious, corporate and municipal projects.

Mr. VanDenburg oversees all aspects of estimating, project management, company operations and business development to ensure that the quality and client care are maintained. This level of service and reliability has earned Mr. VanDenburg significant repeat and referral business. Under his leadership Renu has consistently expanded its geographic service area to include Long Island, New York City, Westchester and Connecticut.

Mr. VanDenburg is involved with a number of local community organizations. He currently serves as a member of the Marty Lyons Foundation, Music for Relief and Hope House. All of these organizations offer relief to children and families in need.

Michael Peck, R.A., LEED AP

Principal

Michael Peck brings over 25 years’ experience in construction supervision and management to the Renu team. He is a recognized leader in the field due to his success in managing and coordinating numerous construction projects throughout Long Island and the New York Tri State area. His experience includes a wide variety of projects of many sizes including hotels, schools, restaurants, religious facilities and municipal projects.

He graduated from NYIT with a degree in Architectural Technology and is affiliated with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), New York State Association for Superintendents of School Buildings and Grounds (SBGA) and USGBC. He also serves as a member of the Advisory Committee for Farmingdale University’s Department of Architecture and Construction Management.

Mr. Peck’s commitment extends far beyond the project itself, but to the client, his team and himself. His passion for excellent results makes him an asset to Renu.

Vincent Chiappone

Chief Operating Officer

Vincent Chiappone is a senior executive with more than 20 years of combined experience in revenue generation, operational excellence, strategic planning, financial analysis, and business development. His hands on approach to aligning customer and shareholder needs have not only impacted our organization internally, but it has allowed for us to service our clients in the most efficient manner.

Mr. Chiappone provides the necessary leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure our organization has the proper operational controls in place. Mr. Chiappone is results driven and his knowledge in budget management makes him a strategic and tactical member of our organization.

Daniel Coffey

Executive Vice President of Field Operations

Daniel Coffey has over thirteen years’ experience in the construction management, general contracting, construction inspection, forensic and litigation industries. Mr. Coffey is an integral part of the Renu senior management team. His tireless commitment to our clients’ needs and expectations ensures our success on every project.

He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Saint Mary College.

Mr. Coffey has helped implement many of Renu’s procedures and cost reporting systems that enable us to provide timely and accurate reporting for all of our clients’ projects. Mr. Coffey is a certified ACI technician and is a qualified construction forensic inspector and litigation consultant.

Mr. Coffey is an effective negotiator and decision maker; direct, clear and confident in managing multi-million dollar projects. Along with his vast technical background and construction experience he represents the clients best interest at every phase of construction.

Lori Panessa

Controller

Lori Panessa joined Renu in May of 2016 when she took the role of Controller.  Lori’s attention to detail and financial background make her a valuable member of the organization. Her role is largely focused on producing accurate financial statements, managing budgets and projecting goals for the future as Renu continues to grow.

Lori attended Hofstra University, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 1991. Lori completed her NYS Certified Public Accountant Licensing in 1998 and has maintained her license for almost 20 years working in public accounting as well as the financial services industry. Lori previously worked for Vanderbilt Financial Group for 5 years, as the Controller and member of the company’s management team. 

Lori grew up on Long Island, and now lives in Seaford with her husband Gene and three children, Luke 13, Landon,14 and Mackenzie 17.  Lori is very involved in St William the Abbot School and Parish in Seaford, where she runs several fundraising events.  Lori also served as the Treasurer for Cub Scout 690 for 4 years.  Lori enjoys spending time with her family and is very involved with their numerous extracurricular activities.  

William Jette

Director of NYC Estimating and Operations

William Jette brings over 20 years of experience as both a Project Manager and Superintendent to Renu’s team. He has been successful in overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction projects for multiple City and State Agencies.

Jette’s experience includes managing crews of up to 150 and multiple subcontractors. His expertise entails direct interaction with owner’s representatives, architectural and MEP consultants. Backed by strong credentials and a proven history of on-time, on-budget and high-quality project completions, Jette serves as Renu’s Director of NYC Estimating and Operations.

Michael Cinarella

Director of Restoration Services

Michael Cinarella serves as Renu’s Director of Restoration Services. He brings over 20 years of experience in general contracting, construction consulting, claims consulting and claims analysis. His areas of expertise include restoration work.

Cinarella’s experience in the construction industry began when he became a union carpenter. After 10 years Mr. Cinarella entered the insurance industry as a property claims adjuster. He worked as a licensed claims adjuster for six years.  Mr. Cinarella then expanded his career to restoration services.  He became a leading estimator of property losses and gained tremendous experience with mitigation and restoration.

Mr. Cinarella utilized his experience to start up his own restoration company. He provided quality restoration services and was recognized as an expert and preferred vendor for numerous insurance and adjusting companies.

Cinerella's vast experience and innate ability to mitigate risk, makes him a critical player on Renu's team.

Danielle R. Dody

Director of Corporate Finance

Danielle Dody is a senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. Her expertise spans finance and management of operations.  Her experience includes Municipal and Private Projects with experience ranging from operation to budgeting and forecasting through completion and closeout of each project. 

More specifically, Ms. Dody has worked as a liaison to Surety’s major defaults involving multiple projects for large General Contractors, property management companies and construction managers. Ms. Dody’s extensive list of projects includes One World Trade, the National 911 museum, and the World Trade Center vehicle security Center. 

Ms. Dody’s expertise is a critical success factor for Renu. She works closely with owners, construction managers, investors, partners and senior project management members to continually conduct contract negotiations, decrease risk, maintain forecasting and cash flow schedules and prepare analysis used to allocate financial resources.

In addition to finance, Ms. Dody is driven to maintain a highly effective staff to ensure clients and projects are always our number one priority.  

John Bozzomo

Project Superintendent

John Bozzomo has over 35 years experience in the construction industry. His portfolio includes commercial plumbing/heating, as well as management and supervision of major construction projects in the commercial sector all over Long Island and Manhattan.

Mr. Bozzomo manages major construction jobs from design inception to project completion. Overseeing all trades, while ensuring strict time lines, company compliance and quality control.

Some of Mr. Bozzomo's projects have included renovations of parking garages, hospital buildings, commercial eaterys, residential conversions as well as commercial. 

Peter Wagenhauser

Project Superintendent

Mr. Wagenhauser has over (30) years of experience in the design and construction industry. His responsibilities include coordinating projects from the design phase through construction completion. In addition to his many years in the construction industry Mr. Wagenhauser has an extensive background in the facilities management and operation field. This experience is invaluable when having to deal with the challenges and concerns inherent in managing construction projects around the daily activities of occupied facilities, while always keeping sight of the construction schedule and the ultimate fulfillment of the client’s program.

Mr. Wagenhauser experience extends too many sectors of the construction industry. He has completed many projects including multiple apartment housing units, retail ground up and renovation projects, institutional multiple prime projects and various commercial alterations and additions. His responsibilities include onsite supervision of all trades and manpower. Mr. Wagenhauser controls all aspects of quality control, ensure adherence to the contract documents, onsite safety, coordination of all trades, scheduling with local municipalities for inspections and daily communication with the owner.

Matthew Squillacioti

Project Manager

With over 7 years in the project management field, Matt Squillacioti has developed the skills necessary of a multi-faceted Project Manager. He has acquired extensive, “hands-on” experience, which he uses to his advantage on the project management level. His supervision of various projects has included the construction of building additions and site work, as well as interior renovations.

Mr. Squillacioti has grown with Renu and has become a great asset to the firm’s success. Mr. Squillacioti is involved in all aspects of the Project Management department. He coordinates all estimating, sub contractor development, contract preparation, material accusations and document control.

Mr. Squillacioti earned a Bachelors degree in Architecture. This has aided him in his success in the construction industry. Mr. Squillacioti has an excellent technical background in various types of construction technologies.

Nick Cimino

Project Manager

Nick Cimino started working for Renu in July 2015. With a little more than a year of project management experience, Nick continues to develop his Project Management skills by negotiating contracts, coordinating sub contractors, and buying material. He also worked on major projects including the construction of That Meetball Place in Farmingdale and the renovation of Babylon High School.

Prior to working for Renu, Nick was an estimator for 3 years. Nick started in the construction industry when he was 16 years old working alongside his stepfather learning about the industry. Nick then went on to pursue his Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering Management at SUNY Farmingdale.