2 Seasons

Sit down with Master certified painter Zach Kenney as he interviews craftspeople across the industry!

  • Bringing Humanity to the Business

    Episode 13

    Faith from Oram Painting shares her incredible story of how she got into the painting industry and the hardships that she faced along the way.

  • Decorative Dedication

    Episode 1

    Now an expert in decorative, faux finishes and murals, Iris Marcus wasn't always a pro. In this episode Iris tells us how her first job in an ice cream shop led her to where she is today.

  • Hard Work & Dedication

    Episode 12

    Alejandro Sanchez from ASA Painters shares his incredible story of how he went from being homeless to owning his own paint company.

  • Prioritizing Work-Life Balance

    Episode 11

    How do you maintain a successful business but still make time for yourself. Nick Rochacewich gives us his secrets on having a work-life balance.

  • Talking Wallpaper

    Episode 10

    In this episode of ZK Live Zach Kenney brings in David Cook to talk about his own business, what contributed to his success, and a story about his first very successful wallpaper job.

  • Training and Support

    Episode 9

    In this episode of ZK Live, Jason Paris from Paris Painting sat down with us to give us tips on managing a team.

  • Two Day Painting

    Episode 8

    Analytics and risk taking helps Garrett Martell from Two Day Painting succeed in the painting marketplace. Garrett is always trying to run his business to be new and innovative. He aims to improve his product and process. On this episode of ZK Live, Zach sits down with Garrett to chat about chara...

  • A Family Business

    Episode 7

    Rick Holtz took over his father’s business after college, not knowing for certainty the future of the company. Rick has since then grown the business substantially and talks about the effect he had on the company and the company's effect on him.

  • Stepping Back

    Episode 6

    Tim Perryman from Perryman Painting & Remodeling talks about the benefits of stepping back and downsizing your company.

  • SuperStrata with Jonas Everets

    Episode 5

    There is no better person to run SuperStrata, an artisan management company, than Jonas Everets. As a former artisan, he has the experience and timbre to be an important resource for designers, architects, builders and developers alike. In this episode of ZK Live, Jonas explains his mission.

  • Behind The Scenes with Fine Paints of Europe

    Episode 4

    In this episode of ZK Live we hear from the president of the Fine Paints of Europe, John Lahey III.

  • Painting the Big Apple

    Episode 3

    Ciaran Cassidy and Peter Jody Finglas of NYC Fine Finishes tell stories of high-end painting in the big apple. In addition, discussing topics such as networking, Instagram, and the importance of quality work.

  • Stepping into Wet Paint

    Episode 2

    Mikey Lonsdale had no license or vehicle, and relied on a single paintbrush and Folgers coffee can. Fast forward to today, where he is now the proud proprietor of Wet Paint Painting Professionals. An advocate for the “work hard and work honorably" mentality, Mikey is living proof of this advice....