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Meet The Team

Reno Paint Mart

Brad Becker

  • President

How long have you worked in paint? 40+
Favorite customer project: Painting an old truck with my sons
Most colorful moment: Dropping my wife’s wedding ring at the altar when we got married.
Favorite color: Benjamin Moore hc-135 Tarrytown Green

Geoff Dankers

  • Sales & General Manager

How long have you worked in paint? 28 years
Most colorful moment: I enjoy spending time with my family, outdoor sports, (hunting, fishing, camping, playing golf), watching baseball and being involved in the community.
Favorite color: PPG1152-4 Americana

Dan Langshaw

  • Purchasing

Bowling, community service, belong to the Elks Lodge, Toastmasters
How long have you worked in paint? 16 years
Favorite customer project: Spending money – purchasing products for the store.
Most colorful moment: Picking up Eddie (my Jack Russell) from doggie daycare.
Favorite color: Alaskan Blue

Andrew Catlett

  • Manager

I enjoy the outdoors and spending time with my family.
How long have you worked in paint? For over ten years
Favorite customer project: Stains
Most colorful moment: The day I was born – I shared it with my twin brother.
Favorite color: Revere Pewter

Steve Nesbitt

  • Sales

I enjoy my job, and when I’m not at work I find more work to do.

How long have you been in paint? 31 years

Favorite customer project:  I like to help the customers select the best product for the job.

Most colorful moment:  Birth of my son and grandson.

Favorite Color: BM 2041-50 Sea Mist Green

Brian Watkins

  • Sales

Outgoing, good-natured and determined – let me help you make your project its best!

How long have you worked in paint? 5 months. I am beginning and building my career with Reno Paint Mart. Learning every day.

Favorite customer project: All of them

Most colorful moment in your life?  There’s too many to pick just one – kids, wife, family. Good times.

Favorite color swatch: Ol’ Blue Eyes 2064-30

Allen Carter

  • Paint Sales

I am a native Nevadan and enjoy fishing, camping, and the occasional dune buggy ride.
How long worked in paint? Paint has been a part of me all of my life. I took over my father’s paint store when he retired and have been in the paint business since then.
Favorite customer project: A highlight of my job is when the customer is pleased with a paint color match I have done for them.
Most colorful moment: Racing motorcycles
Favorite color: Best beige

Melissa Karadanis

  • Interior Designer

Melissa Karadanis is from an old-Reno family. She’s young, trendy and has an eye for color.
How long have you worked in interior design? 7 years
Favorite customer moment: I love helping pregnant clients with their nurseries
Most colorful moment: White water rafting trip down the Grand Canyon with my family
Favorite color: Swirling Smoke PPG1007-2

Kimberly Jurach

  • Interior Designer

Worked at Reno Paint Mart for five years total, and counting.

How long have you worked in interior design?  15 years

Most colorful moment in your life:  Having my son

Favorite color: BM 067 Olympus Green, at the moment!

Linda Collier

  • Interior Designer

I’ve been in the Interior Design business longer than most of the employees at Reno Paint Mart have had birthdays.
How long worked in paint? Over 14 years. I’ve worked in paint for many, many years.
Favorite customer project: Home design consultation.
Most colorful moment: Visiting the temples in Bhutan.
Favorite color: Yosemite Sand

Braeden Becker

  • Warehouse/Spray Shop

Hard working and willing to do any job thrown at me.

How long worked in paint? 4 years, but I’ve been around paint my whole life.

Favorite project: Rebuilding paint sprayers

Most colorful moment: When I got my first car

Favorite color swatch: Teeny Bikini PPG1162-6

Jorge Rendon

  • Receiving/Stocking/Driver

I enjoy working at Reno Paint Mart, Everyone is friendly and we have the best customers.

When not working I like to go to the gym and spend time with family and friends.

Favorite Color: Ppg1117-3 Charming

Gregg Scharton

  • Paint Technician

I’ve lived in the Reno area for 10 years, coming from Mammoth. On my days off you can find me searching for epic powder.
How long have you worked in paint? Over 20 years.
Favorite customer project: I like helping customers with a challenge project, such as matching an existing hard to match stain.
Most colorful moment: When I bought my first house
Favorite color: Pine Garland

Evan DeProsse

  • Spray Department Tech

Born and raised in Sparks, Nevada. I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife and my other best friend, my dog Ringo.
How long worked in paint? 12 years
Favorite customer project: any project restoring something to its former glory.
Most colorful moment: When my wife Cindy and I got married and bought our first home.
Favorite Color: Blue Fjord

Jeff Blosser

  • Transportation Specialist

Harley enthusiast #badtothebone
How long worked in paint? 2 years in the paint business
Favorite customer project: Delivering with a smile year round.
Most colorful moment: Being a father #bigdaddy
Favorite color: Black

Randyl Ehrich

  • Customer Service

I’m a man of very few words…
How long worked in paint? Since June 2005- 10 years. This is my only job I’ve ever had since graduating high school.
Favorite customer project: I enjoy matching colors the most and helping customers find/achieve colors desired.
Most colorful moment: Every day is a colorful moment
Favorite color: Electric Blue

Kim Long

  • Accounts Payable

I love to go camping, jet-skiing and spending time with my husband and son.
How long worked in paint? Since 2000
Favorite customer project: I have enjoyed meeting the customers.
Most colorful moment: The day I was told I would be a mom!
Favorite color: Suddenly Sapphire

Truckee Paint Mart

Daniel Rascon

  • Store Manager

I see myself as calm, collected, knowledgeable, and outgoing.
How long have you worked in paint? I have worked in paint for 14 years
Favorite customer project: Fine finishing. Staining, glazing, and antiquing
Most colorful moment: Happens quite often, in trying to see a person’s vision and making it a reality
Favorite color: Coastal Path

Brian Watkins

  • Sales

Outgoing, good-natured and determined – let me help you make your project its best!

How long have you worked in paint? 5 months. I am beginning and building my career with Reno Paint Mart. Learning every day.

Favorite customer project: All of them

Most colorful moment in your life?  There’s too many to pick just one – kids, wife, family. Good times.

Favorite color swatch: Ol’ Blue Eyes 2064-30

Gregary Sorensen

  • Retail Sales

Fun, outgoing, hands on and likes to work with people.
How long have you worked in paint? 8 years
Favorite customer project: working with customers on making stain samples on quality wood! Seeing the “wow” expression on someone when you create something they love!
Most colorful moment: The first time I saw my beautiful daughter.
Favorite color: Salsa Dancing

Angie Perkins

  • Retail Sales

Family, boating, camping, summer, aka Momma Bear
How long worked in paint? 8 years at Reno Paint Mart
Favorite customer project: Helping customers with colors and stains
Most colorful moment: The birth of my two wonderful, beautiful children!
Favorite color: Indian Paint Brush

Carson Paint Mart

Billy Wolford

  • Manager

I am a Reno native who loves the outdoors and above all paint!
How long have you worked in paint? 14 years with RPM
Favorite customer project: Hard rock because it was the first large job for Carson paint.
Most colorful moment: Flower bed at newly purchased home
Favorite color: Shaker beige

Steve Nesbitt

  • Sales

I enjoy my job, and when I’m not at work I find more work to do.

How long have you been in paint? 31 years

Favorite customer project:  I like to help the customers select the best product for the job.

Most colorful moment:  Birth of my son and grandson.

Favorite Color: BM 2041-50 Sea Mist Green

Juvy Jara

  • Delivery Driver

Friendly, like the people I work with; manage a Mexican restaurant with the best food!
How long have you worked in paint? 7.5 years
Favorite customer project: I enjoy getting to know the people I deliver to
Most colorful moment: Visiting family in Mexico
Favorite color: Orange marmalade

Clay Carter

  • Customer Service

When not at the paint store I enjoy camping, fishing, crabbing, riding motorcycles, fly tying and most of all, time with my children and grandson.
How long have you worked in paint? 35 years in paint business.
Favorite customer project: Donating paint to repaint the Idlewild Park train and station.
Colorful moment: When my brother threw a plastic paint stick at me, (missed) and broke the store front window.
Favorite color: Devoe Flaming Sword

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