The AFGC TEAM
Together Everyone Achieves More
Austin Fanning, Founder and Owner
While pursuing his degree in Finance at Seton Hall University, Austin worked part time in
Construction to pay for his tuition. By the time he received his diploma he knew he was
being lead toward a career in Construction. His first job was as a Carpenter’s Apprentice.
His work ethic and eagerness to learn then drove his desire to excel. He then became a
Lead Carpenter. Shortly after he set out to build his own business. Austin Fanning General
Contractors was born in the ’90s.
Over the past thirty years, Austin continues to hone his skill as a Craftsman and pursue his
passion of Leadership.
As the General Contractor, Austin’s role is to oversee all facets of the project. His
responsibilities include building the Project’s Budget, Managing the on-site Production, and
collaborating with Architects, Designers, as well as Specialty Contractors and Vendors.
Austin was raised in West Orange and resides in Cedar Grove, NJ.
Heather Fanning, Operations Leader
Heather leads the Operations for Austin Fanning General Contractors. She began working
beside Austin in 2011 on a part time basis while working her corporate position in Publishing.
In 2013, her decision to leave Publishing to focus on the business was the next best step.
This was a leap of faith, however it gave her permission to pursue the company’s mission.
Heather brings a unique perspective to the operation. She is always figuring out the next
best way to do something – whether it’s for a project or in the business. Heather’s
responsibilities include guiding clients, overseeing projects, and making sure the flow and
operations of the business are maintained.
A native of North Jersey, Heather earned her BA in Communication Studies from Bloomsburg
“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. ” – Aristotle
Our Remodels and Renovations would not be made possible without the efforts and support of
the experienced professionals we partner with.
Depending on the scope of work you are looking to accomplish, you can expect to engage with
any of the following areas of our Team to bring your project to fruition.
- Interior Designer
- Project Management
- Specialty Vendors
- Specialty Contractors
- Photography/Social Media/Marketing