Cindy Stumpo Biography
The construction business has been primarily dominated by men. Women who have succeeded in the business have had a man’s hand guiding them. Cindy Stumpo understood the importance of neighborhood when she was young. Her passion to design attractive neighborhoods moved her to enter the construction industry. No man helped her.
Sheer determination, honest hard work, and a little bit of luck helped her attract customers and stay in the business for more than 30 years. Stumpo is an American woman realtor, construction worker, and radio personality. She is the brains behind some house designs owned by celebrities and public figures.
Cindy Stumpo Age, Family and Husband
She was born on 23rd June 1964 in West Peabody, Massachusetts. Her descendency is primarily Jewish. She is the daughter of Robert Leonard and Beverly Hartstone who have Jewish blood. Right now in her late 50s, Stumpo is approaching retirement and teaching the upcoming generation ways to succeed in the construction Industry and mothers on how to teach their children how to be successful.
She was married to Joe Stumpo but later divorced. The two have two children Chad and Samantha Stumpo. Chad is an athlete while Samantha has followed in her mother’s footsteps. Cindy has held her daughter in her arms as she navigates the TV and real estate world.
Education and Career
Her drive to do construction work started when her family relocated to Chestnut Hills from Boston’s North Shore. The new neighborhood had a variety of homes that created a beautiful impression of homes. Cindy went to high school at Newton South and later to Wentworth Institute of Technology to pursue a degree in General Construction.
Her decision to do construction was already made even before she finished college. At 23 years, she started C. Stumpo Development. Cindy started in real estate before but slowly gravitated towards building homes. In 1990, she built and sold her first million-dollar home. Soon her home design became popular in Boston.
Her reputation soon reached HGTV media, which started airing her work in a docudrama called Tough As Nails. The show ran 13 episodes and later translated to a radio show called Cindy is Tough As Nails on WBZ Radio, which she co-hosts with her daughter Samantha.
Her success as a female home builder has made her a guest in big publications like Forbes Magazines, The Boston Herald, Paper Cut Magazines, and others. She also shared the same platform with Hilary Clinton at the 2014 MA Conference for Women.
Achievements and Net Worth
Stumpo has also earned awards such as the Builder of the Year and Woman of the Year. In 2014, her business was named among the top 1000 women-led businesses in Massachusetts.
Stumpo continues to encourage women and mothers. She is an inspiration to women who seek to start a business in the construction sector. Cindy is an example of the results of hard work and resiliency. Her success has paid off. She has celebrities and public figures as clients.
Cindy has also built for herself a luxurious home. She also owns luxury vehicles like Rolls Royce and Range Rover. Her net worth could be approximately $50 million. A person like Quiana Watson is also working her way to the top in the real estate business.