Our Team

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Brian Scott / Founder & CEO

Brian has 18 years of experience in the painting business, not only from running The Exterior Painters for 13 years but also with his parents company prior to setting out on his own. He oversees all the company operations from customer relations and contract fulfillment to the daily operations of exterior painting and carpentry division. He also oversees the commercial painting crews. Brian accomplishes all of these with the support of great office staff and multiple crew leaders working for him to make sure painting and carpentry quality is to the highest standards no matter what.

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Patty Leonard / Office Manager

Patty is a recent addition to The Exterior Painters and has been with us for a year now. Patty oversees all the day to day operations here at The Exterior Painters, and ensures we have a smooth-running operation. She has over 20 years’ experience running an office. When Patty isn’t here at the office, she is often out riding her motorcycle, hanging out with her grandson Jackson, or crocheting.

Lori Morris / Color Consultant

I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (May 1991) – College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan. Although, my degree was a focus on Print Making, I have been working within the Interior Design field since before graduation. Most of my works are generally painting media. With a unique eye on color, I regularly create privately commissioned color-inspired, eclectic, upbeat paintings.

I have a love for dwellings and décor, coupled with 20 years of interior design, inspires my concepts for both exterior colors and my own art projects. My current position with The Exterior Painters allows me to combine eye-pleasing, home enhancing, color schemes for the modern day. I have worked for residential and commercial clientele.

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Patrick Corey / Estimator

Patrick has been with The Exterior Painters for 5 years now, he excels in customer relations, project management, sales, and keeping the company well-rounded overall. Patrick oversees all of the residential painting operations to ensure a smooth, stress free client experience. When Patrick isn’t around the office or out in the field he is often playing hockey, training his dogs, or out hunting with the family. Patrick’s end goal is to expand multiple franchises of The Exterior Painters throughout various cities in the U.S. to ensure that people all over the country can benefit from hiring our company.

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Aaron Scott / Online Marketing & IT

Aaron has been with The Exterior Painters for five years handling all of the online marketing, IT, and print advertising needs. Prior to The Exterior Painters, Aaron did freelance work for various companies large and small throughout Michigan. Aside from working for The Exterior Painters, Aaron is finishing up his bachelors degree at Grand Valley State University with a major in computer science and a minor in business. Aaron’s hobbies include going to concerts, fishing, hunting, working out, and hanging out with friends. You will often find him typing away behind a computer screen making sure everything is running as it should at The Exterior Painters.

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Bailey Schroeder / Social Media & Photography

Bailey is a 16 year old high school student. She has been taking photographs and studying photography for 4 years now. She has attended The Cranbrook Academy of Art summer program for the last three years. In 2015, a collection of her photographs were selected by the school district to be entered into the district wide art show, and they were also chosen by The Clarkston News to be displayed in their office. Bailey won 2nd place for one of her photographs at the 2016 Imagine That Teen Art show. She participated in the Clarkston Cultural Arts event entitled “Art in the Atrium 2016” and one of her photographs was sold there at auction. Bailey is looking forward to continuing her education and learning as much about photography as she can. In her spare time she enjoys going to her youth group and loves music and concerts.