MTS Painting & Property Services – Mesa, AZ Email Randy
Randy has been in paint contracting for over 30 years, and is President of MTS Painting, a family business operating in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area. “I have been actively involved in the PDCA for many years including the Residential Forum. I am outgoing President of the local PDCA Chapter, a PDCA Contractor College Instructor, and am an EPA Accredited Teacher and Training Manager for the EPA Lead RRP rule. The Res Forum has always been an important inspiration to me and has contributed greatly to MTS Painting.”
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Dan Brady Painting and Wood Restoration – Traverse City, MI Email Dan
“Loved the focus on leadership this year because it is just what my company needs. The speakers were AWESOME”
Dan Brady began his painting career as an apprentice to a Master Painter while attending Traverse City St. Francis High School. In 2000 Dan and his brother Scott formed Brady Specialty Coatings, which focused on refinishing bathtubs, kitchen counter tops and kitchen cabinets with acrylic urethane coating. Combining the skills he learned working with specialty coatings and his experience painting, in 2002 Dan established Dan Brady Painting & Wood Restoration. In 2009 he established Dan Brady Painting Tricks of the Trade Painting Videos. His videos teach do-it-yourselfers how to get a professional quality job whether they’re painting a room or removing wallpaper.
He has been featured on The Learning Channel’s Trading Spaces program, where he worked with his friend Carter Oosterhouse. Dan has also appeared on Carter’s HGTV Carter Can.
Jacque Kelly – Treasurer
Crestwood Painting – Kansas City, MO Email Jacque Jacque has been a small business financial consultant in the Kansas City area for over 25 years. Her financial discipline and people skills have played an instrumental role in the nine year existence of Crestwood Painting. She recently stepped into the role of President at Crestwood Painting, and is currently exploring opportunities for women owned businesses in the public sector.
Scott Lollar – Immediate Past President
First Impressions Painting – Chicago, IL Email Scott
Scott has been in the painting industry for over 20 years and a long time PDCA member. He is a founding member of the Lincoln State Council Board of Directors as well as a multi term President of the Schaumbug Chapter. “The ability to reach out to my peers through my involvement in the Residential Forum is priceless. These are the best of the best painting contractors and there is nothing I will encounter as a business owner that someone in the Forum hasn’t been through. The camaraderie and peer to peer interaction help me sharpen my focus more than any other organization I participate in.”
Doug Imhoff – Director
Imhof Painting, Inc. – Centennial, CO Email Doug
“In light of the years of instruction and inspiration from which I personally have prospered, I understand keenly the importance of good stewardship as the torch is passed from one to another. For more than a decade I have been the beneficiary of the hard work, dedication and preparation of the Residential Forum board and it’s time I give back; in whatever manner suits the needs of this esteemed Forum.”
Diane Walsh – Director
Shurtech Brands – Avon, OH Email Diane
“The Residential Forum provides many opportunities to learn from a great group of contractors who are committed to growing their own businesses, as well as the industry. Their willingness to share and be open to new ideas is inspiring!”
Diane has 30 years of business and consumer marketing experience including advertising, media buying, product/ brand management, public relations and market research. She is a 24-year veteran of Shurtech Brands, having served in a variety of roles including an International assignment in Germany. In her current role as Director of Market Development at ShurTech, she leads her team to reach end-users through product education, training and research. Her responsibilities also include developing International markets for the company’s key brands.
John Busick is the 5th generation of Kunst Painting, Inc., a long-standing family painting company located just outside of San Francisco, CA. Like most children in the family, John spent his summers learning the painting trade. Today, John runs the family painting business and spends his spare time geeking out on his tech start-up. John is Past President of his local PDCA Chapter and long time member of NARI. He offers insight on new products and technologies in the painting industry, serving as a national advisory board member for Shurtech Brands.
Anthony J. Kozak – Executive Director
Anthony “Tony” Kozak is no stranger to PDCA. Tony served as the Executive Director for the NYS Council, PDCA for over 20 years. As the NYS Council Executive Director he facilitates the Council’s annual State Convention, Mid-Winter Board of Directors meeting, educational programming around the state, edits and produces the Council’s quarterly newsletter known as Paintspots and helps to administer the Council’s Insurance program. He has also been successful in writing several “safety grants” through the NYS Department of Labor offering safety training programs to PDCA members at local chapter meetings.
On the National level he has served on the Chapter Council Staff Committee, Membership Committee and on the National PDCA convention committee. He has also been a guest speaker at previous National Leadership Conferences in St. Louis and most recently the past three years for the Regional Leadership Conferences in Baltimore with the NYS Council, New England Council and Mid-Atlantic Council.