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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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 pleasant young man, proud husband, and father of one and one on the way!   He was promoted to project manager in the fall of 2018 and as of spring 2019 is nearly done with his sales training.  We have no doubt that as the years unfold, Rylie is going to make a strong […]

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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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Jamee G – Commercial & Residential Painter

Jamee has been with Colorwheel Painting since 2006. He is a great fit within our residential painting company and also handles a lot of our commercial painting too. Like all of our employees, Jamee is a family man, a family FIRST man, which we all appreciate and respect. He loves what he does. He always shows up […]

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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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Bill B – Professional Painter, Expert Stainer

Bill joined us in the middle of the summer of 2012. Bill is a seasoned professional Milwaukee painter we were lucky enough to attract and catch! I can’t recall if he has 30 or 35 years of experience, but the man knows a lot! Our entire Milwaukee painting company is better because of his addition […]

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Ishmael (ISH) A – Apprentice Painter

Owner Michael has known Ish for 14 years, when Ish was just 7 or 8 years old.  Ish has had some part time jobs with Colorwheel in the past, but more recently joined the team full time in February of 2018.   Ish is a very smart young man who enjoys the trades, works out religiously […]

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Mo – Journeyman Level Painter

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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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Rich S

Rich worked for Colorwheel in 2015 & 2016, as a great sidekick to Jamee and other lead painters.  He came aboard fairly green to the industry but learned quickly and his speed really came along nicely.  After a departure on good terms to work as a welder in Texas, Rich is back for a while […]

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Tommy

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

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Jen S

New hire, 20 years experience, more to come!

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Jaime H.

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

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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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Seth C

It’s not often that somebody knocks at the door looking for a job.  That’s how Seth found us though.  We’re glad he did! Seth C moved from northern Wisconsin to Milwaukee in early summer of 2020.  His girlfriend attends UWM and he wanted to be closer to her.  So, here he is.  Previously Seth was […]

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David R – Painter

David R joined Colorwheel in September of 2020.  While he is VERY new to Colorwheel, he has an extensive background in painting.  We won’t name names, but he came from one of our major competitors.  Why did he leave?  Simple, Dave was concerned that their level of quality (in both personnel and work output) was […]

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