Executive Team

John Schwaebler

AC Decks Executive Team

Deck Contractors Virginia Beach – During his twenty years in the U.S. Navy, John Schwaebler sought to complement the valuable skills he learned in the military by attending undergraduate and graduate classes oriented towards a business career. By the time he retired from the Navy in 1999, he had acquired a bachelor’s degree in Technology Management and a graduate degree in Business Management. He also opened Wind & Sea Taekwondo in 1987, now one of Hampton Roads’s oldest and most respected martial arts schools. Virginian Pilot readers have named Wind & Sea ” “Best in the Beach” for six years.

John brings an admirable blend of practical business skills and academic achievement to Affordable Custom Decks, which has helped the company become the leading custom deck, porch, and home addition contractor in the Hampton Roads area. John has been recognized for his integrity and business successes through appointments as a director on the Advisory Board of Gateway Bank & Trust and as the President of the Courthouse Rotary Club. John also serves as Treasurer of the First Settlers Region of the Porsche Club of America. John has gained the respect of his peers within his industry, as reflected in his appointment as one of twelve national advisors for Timbertech, one of the largest composite decking manufacturers in the world. Virginian Pilot readers have named Affordable Custom Decks “Best of the Beach, Chesapeake, Newport News, and Williamsburg” for six straight years.

John, his wife Regina, and three of their five children live in Virginia Beach. John’s easy accessibility as a long-time resident of the community and his hands-on approach have made Affordable Custom Decks the right choice for decks, porches, and home additions in the Hampton Roads area.


Steve Basciano

Steve Basciano, co-owner and design consultant for Affordable Custom Decks, is your first step towards a remarkable project in your backyard. Steve, a New York native, came to Virginia through the NAVY in 1995, serving aboard the USS Ashland.

Before entering the NAVY, Steve attended school for graphic design and worked for a magazine publishing company as a graphic designer and layout artist in Manhattan. Growing up with construction in his blood, Steve, the son of a hardworking residential building superintendent, knows what it’s like to create an impeccable job and leave with a happy customer. After completing his tour in the NAVY, Steve attended school and received further training in construction management, which allowed him to strengthen his skills as a designer and project manager.

Steve’s wife is a Virginia Beach school teacher. Steve, his wife, son, and daughter reside in Virginia Beach.

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