Mike Madson – Owner

Owner Michael Madson was born in Cleveland, Ohio but his family moved him at the age of 5.  Thereafter, Michael grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and went on to attend the University of Minnesota. While there, Michael studied architecture and entrepreneurial business. After graduating in 2002, Michael apprenticed in the interior and exterior painting […]

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Tommy -Scheduling & Operations

Tommy joined the company in spring of 2019.  More to come!

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Andrew W – Interior Project Consultant

Andrew Wilson rejoined Colorwheel Painting as of September 2015 to take on a role of estimator and project consultant. Andrew is responsible for meeting with customers, providing consultation regarding their needs and how our services fit (or in some cases don’t fit), and he then facilitates sending of an estimate through to project approval, and […]

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Rylie S – Interior Project Consultant

Rylie is a proud husband and father of three!   His oldest is 9, then he’s got a 2 year old and a baby.  He’s busy!  And he’d love some quiet time.   Rylie was promoted to project manager in the fall of 2018 and as of spring 2019 completed (well, we’re always learning) his sales training.  Now […]

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Jim S – Exteriors Division

Jim Simon is the personable, qualified expert you want to talk to when it comes to repainting the exterior of your home! With a great background, a true passion for customer service and results, and a well built team to support him and general needs around the outside of your home, he will make your […]

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Christina L – Payroll & Bookkeeping

Our wonderful office manager and my assistant is Ms. Christina L. I know I used to “survive” without her, but let me be honest, adding her is the smartest thing I’ve done with my business since I got married! Christina, what to say. So much to say. She makes my life awesome here and at […]

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Chuck Thompson – Business to Business Development

The always charming Chuck Thompson came to Colorwheel after hearing our radio ads on 1130AM in the fall of 2013. Chuck studied up on Colorwheel, and was excited about what he saw! He yells with excitement “Mike, it’s so cool to get in on the ground floor!” and all I can think is I’m 10 […]

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Dan D – Professional Painter/Artist

Dan D joined Colorwheel Painting in 2009 while the snow was flying. Dan has an incredible attendance record, thanks in many parts (I’m guessing) to his love of coffee. In fact, if you have a pot ready, you’ll have a friend for life and a bigger coffee budget to maintain. Truly, Dan is a consistent, […]

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Sheryl Z – Experienced Refinisher, Painter, Paper Hanger, and Decorative Painter

In the summer of 2014, Colorwheel started to experience a gap in its service offerings. We had leads coming in for all sorts of work that we couldn’t do! Quite simply, we didn’t have the right staff for the job. The specialty jobs. So, I knew I needed someone. Enter, Sheryl. Sheryl is capable and […]

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Ishmael (ISH) A – Shop Lead

Owner Michael has known Ish for 18 years, when Ish was just 7 or 8 years old.  From the age of 12 or so, Ish had some odd jobs around Colorwheel.  He came and went from Colorwheel as a teenager, each time in a respectful manner, and always welcomed back.  Most recently (not too recent […]

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Jaime H.

New hire, 25 years of experience.  More to come!

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Chris H

Chris is a wonderful “new” addition to the Colorwheel team, as of 2022.  He formerly worked here in 2016 and 2017 but left on good terms to go down an entrepreneurial path.   Back again, Chris recognizes the good (understatement by me) team, organization, the steadiness, and the flexible atmosphere we offer.  We’re excited he reached […]

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Matt K

Matt joined us in the summer of 2018 and has been a great addition to the team.  He is timely and courteous, taking pride in his work day after day.  We’re glad to have Matt here and have no doubt that you’ll enjoy him on your project!

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Alan V.

Alan (Al) V joined our team in August of 2020.  Alan previously worked in various capacities, with his most recent position coming to an end at the Avalon theater in Bay View.  Outside of work, Al Alan lives in Bay View and is an animal lover.  He has several degrees from college and is a […]

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Jen S

Jen is an awesome person and an awesome painter (both of which are understatements).  We’re so glad to have her aboard.  She’s sweet, kind, thoughtful, and cares deeply about the work she does.  Sometimes she cares so much, we have to talk her off the ledge of concern and stress!   Truly, she is modest, yet […]

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Mo – Journeyman Level Painter

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Greg A

Greg is a great guy and decided to write his bio himself.  He joined our team in early 2021 and has been rock solid since day one.  Without further wait, here are his words: “I’ve come a long way from a troubled teen to a dedicated man and father.  My wonderful wife entered my life […]

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Joe S

Joe S was referred to us by a well-respected restoration company and we scooped him up as quick as we could!  Well, we like to say that, but the truth is he asked a lot of questions about us to make sure that we were the right fit for him.  Luckily, we were. It has […]

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Bill B – Hall of Fame

Bill retired in 2019.  He’s missed but we stay in touch!  In fact, my family will be joining him for a camping trip in just a month.  Bill embodies all that Colorwheel cares about in an employee, here’s what we have to say to this hall of fame member! From years ago: Bill joined us […]

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