THE BEST TEAMS DO THE BEST WORK

We believe in one team. Everyone is responsible for making this a positive place to work, and everyone has a voice at the table. Like in any family, we all have roles we play, but we are all equally invested in the growth and success of Scott Coatings and every person who’s a part of it.

Our People

Alen Adjemovic

Alen Adjemovic

Foreman

Seattle, WA

Alen joined the Scott Coatings team in August of 2019 as a Foreman and plays a key role in leading our projects, teaching others and inspiring positivity. His certifications consist OSHA 30, Lift Training, first aid, and went through the CITC program. Alen is no stranger to construction and has always been around the industry and specifically in the painting industry for the past 13 years. He really enjoys being a part of a growing team at Scott Coatings. Outside of Scott Coatings Alen really enjoys fishing, hanging out with his dog and firing up the BBQ.

  • Random Fact: He can snowboard.
  • Bucket list: Go fishing with Jeremy Wade from River Monsters.
Alex Garcia

Alex Garcia

Foreman

Seattle, WA

Alex recently rejoined the Scott Coatings family as a Foreman leading some of our bigger projects. He attended Lake Washington Institute of Technology and has his certifications on the boom lift and swing lift. Alex has been in the painting industry for the past 17 years. Alex’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings is its family atmosphere. Outside of Scott Coatings Alex really enjoys spending time with his family.

  • Random Fact: To go to Japan.
Alexa Tuthill

Alexa Tuthill

Safety Manager

Seattle, WA

Alexa joined Scott Coatings in February of 2022 as our Safety Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Safety and Health Management from Central Washington University. With 5 years of commercial construction safety working for general contractors and OSHA 500 training, Alexa brings the experience needed to maintain and elevate our safety programs. Alexa’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was the opportunity to be a part of the growth of a company and work on the side of a subcontractor vs. general contractor. Outside of Scott Coatings, Alexa loves hiking, biking with her husband, gardening, thrifting, and so much more!

  • Random Fact: Can play the viola
  • Bucket List: Travel to New York, Florida, Texas, Disneyland, Colorado, Mexico, Greece, and Portugal
Angel Pinto

Angel Pinto

Foreman

Seattle, WA

Angel joined the Scott Coatings team in May of 2018 as a Foreman leading the charge in some of our more complex projects. He is OSHA 30, First Aid and CPR certified. Angel has been around the industry in both residential and commercial painting for a total of 9 years. His biggest draw to the Scott Coatings team is being given the opportunities to grow within his own role. Outside of Scott Coatings you can find Angel at the gym or working on one of his many cars.

  • Random Fact: He was a fisherman in Alaska for 3 years.
  • Bucket list: Build his 1000+ HP dream car.
Angela Alvarez

Angela Alvarez

Office Coordinator

Seattle, WA

Angela joined Scott Coatings in December of 2021 as our Office Coordinator. Angela’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was through her overall impression of the organization through relationships. She has also enjoyed how productive the organization is now that she has joined the team.

  • Random Fact: Enjoys to outdoors
  • Bucket List: Travel the world
Casey Johnson

Casey Johnson

Project Engineer

Seattle, WA

Casey joined the Scott Coatings team in February of 2020 as an Estimator. He attended Georgia College and State University and graduated with a bachelor’s in science. He has 2 years of experience is the electrician side of construction. Casey’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings is that he believes this is a place where he can further his career and believes this is the type of company everyone should work for. Outside of Scott Coatings, he enjoys disc golf, hiking, golf, nature photography, video editing, camping and traveling.

  • Random Fact: He played college baseball for three years and has 2 World Series rings from summer baseball.
  • Bucket list: To disc golf in Sweden
Courtney Burke

Courtney Burke

Controller

Seattle, WA

Courtney joined Scott Coatings in April of 2022 as our Controller. She holds her Bachelors in Accounting from Indiana University Bloomington. Courtney brings 12 years of accounting experience from the residential construction industry. Courtney’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was its total team culture and the opportunity to be a part of a growing business. Outside of Scott Coatings, Courtney enjoys traveling, going to concerts, and watching her daughters play soccer.

  • Random Fact: She has made a hole in one.
  • Bucket List: Visit every national park in the US.
Damir Zlatarevic

Damir Zlatarevic

Foreman

Seattle, WA

Damir joined Scott Coatings in October of 2021 as one of our Foreman. He has been in the industry since 2006 and holds his Fall protection, OSHA 30, CPR First Aid, and Hazcom certifications as well as his Lift and TWIC cards. Damir’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was the opportunity to grow his career into a General Foreman and Superintendent in the future. Outside of Scott Coatings, Damir enjoys catching trout, watching boxing and UFC fights, and spending time with his wife.

  • Random Fact: Enjoys gardening.
  • Bucket List: Visit Greece and Italy.
David Jones

David Jones

Warehouse Coordinator

Seattle, WA

David joined Scott Coatings in September of 2022 as our Warehouse Coordinator. David brings over 25 years as a painter and has his Journeyman level certifications through the Local 300. He is currently attending the RTC Construction Management program, where he looks to further his knowledge and career. David’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was his ability to continue to advance his career in the commercial construction industry. Outside of Scott Coatings, David enjoys being outside and enjoying outdoor recreational activities.

  • Random Fact: He is an open book.
  • Bucket List: He just wants to maximize his new experiences, including his family.
Douglas Borden

Douglas Borden

Project Engineer

Seattle, WA

Douglas joined Scott Coatings in 2021 as a Journeyman Painter and was promoted in August 2022 as one of our Project Engineers. He has over 15 years in the trade, 6 of them being as a member of the Local 300. Douglas has his fall protection, OSHA 30, First Aid/CPR, and MEWP certifications. His biggest draw to Scott Coatings was the opportunity to coalesce the practical painting skills he’s gathered into a more technical aspect in hopes of furthering his career. Outside of Scott Coatings, Douglas enjoys improving his property and spending time with his family.

  • Random Fact: Loves being around animals.
  • Bucket List: Travel for the sake of gaining perspective.
Erika Hinostroza

Erika Hinostroza

General Foreman

Seattle, WA

Erika has been with the Scott Coatings team since 2017 as a General Foreman who supervises our projects and helps assist our foreman team. She graduated in Mexico as a administrative secretary and from ANEW––construction course––here in Seattle. Erika has 5 years’ experience as a painter working her way up start from an apprentice and so on. She has her certifications in ToolWatch, Forklift, Boom lift, CPR, and OSHA 30. Erika’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was her ability to continue to grow in the painting industry. She also loves that the company is very multicultural that allows anyone of any races, religion, and beliefs. Outside of Scott Coatings Erika thoroughly enjoys spending time and traveling with her family.

  • Random Fact: She only has sisters.
  • Bucket list: Bucket list: Travel to Rome and Paris.
Faith Campbell

Faith Campbell

Estimator

Seattle, WA

Faith joined Scott Coatings in October of 2021 as a Project Coordinator. She acquired her degree in Economics from the University of Redlands. Her experience in the construction industry is as a Junior Accountant at a local plumbing company. Faith’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was the positive team environment and the fast-paced construction environment. Outside of Scott Coatings, Faith enjoys playing soccer in an adult league and going on hikes.

  • Random Fact: She played college soccer for 4 years
  • Bucket List: Travel to South America
Jessica Hoppe

Jessica Hoppe

Project Manager

Seattle, WA

Jessica joined Scott Coatings in April of 2015 as a Project Manager––overseeing the painting scope, team support and the constant contact with our customers. She loves the ability to learn and grow with a group of like-minded and goaled individuals in turn has allowed for her to exceed on her on capabilities consistently. Outside of Scott Coatings, Jessica is a dedicated mother to one amazing little boy, Austin, and enjoys camping, traveling, and exercising.

  • Random Fact: She has never broken a bone.
  • Bucket list: Travel to every continent.
Jim Schmidt

Jim Schmidt

Senior Estimator

Seattle, WA

Jim joined Scott Coatings in August of 2022 as our Senior Estimator. He holds his AAS in Architectural Drafting and Design CAD/CADD Sustainable Design LEED NC. With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry and 12 years of experience in Sales & Estimating roles, Jim brings the necessary knowledge and expertise to lead our team of Estimators. Jim also has his Procore certification as a subcontractor. Jim’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings had a lot to do with our tagline, “You’re Covered.” He has believed in this saying for some time now. He also likes how progressive and adaptive the organization was in its path to growth in the present and into the future. Outside of Scott Coatings, Jim enjoys entertaining parties and events, being a handyman, golf and disc golf, being outdoors, and learning.

  • Random Fact: He is a singer and musician.
  • Bucket List: Perform live music in a Stadium/Arena.
Joe Reynolds

Joe Reynolds

Estimator

Seattle, WA

Joe joined the Scott Coatings team in April of 2016 as an Estimator providing pricing for projects. He studied Psychology at Washington State University, where he also played as a receiver on their football team. Joe is familiar with the painting trade since he was able to paint during the summers in his college years. It has been a wild and fun ride for him to be a part of the fastest growing painting contractor in the Northwest. He believes that if you work in a place that feels like family, and enjoy going to work every day, you know you’re at the right place. That has shown itself to be true of his time at Scott Coatings. Outside of Scott Coatings Joe enjoys hanging out with family and friends especially at his family cabin in Henry Island that has been the ultimate getaway. He also enjoys anything sports, especially the Hawks and WSU.

  • Random Fact: He has never had a brain freeze.
  • Bucket List: To go to a Superbowl.
Juan Lopez

Juan Lopez

General Superintendent

Seattle, WA

Juan started in September of 2017 as a General Foreman then later on promoted to a Superintendent where his responsibilities include scheduling, project production, manpower, and improving methods and processes. He has his certifications in boom lift, scissor lift, scaffolding, swing stages, and forklift training. He has also completed a course as a Apprentice and Journeyman at IUPAT. Juan has been in the construction industry for 15 years and specifically in the painting industry for 14 years. Juan believes that he found the place where he enjoys the culture, behavior, and vision to be the biggest and best painting contractor on the Westcoast. He feels that he is at a place where he is valued and is inspired to perform at a high level. Outside of Scott Coatings Juan enjoys time with his family as well as traveling with his kids to soccer games. He is a very competitive guy, so he loves the thrill of the game.

  • Random Fact: I’m stronger and taller than I look.
  • Bucket list: Travel outside of earth.
Kevin Ward

Kevin Ward

General Superintendent

Seattle, WA

Kevin joined Scott Coatings in October of 2021 as a General Superintendent in the field. With 35 years of experience in the construction industry, Kevin has acquired just about every certification that includes NACE Level 1 Coatings Inspector, OSHA 30, Spider Suspended Access Training, Competent Person, Fall Protection Training, Silica Competent Person Training, Permit and Non-Permit Confined Space Entry, Boom & Scissor Lift Certifications. Kevin’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was, in his own words, “to be an addition to the best painting contractor in the region.” Outside of Scott Coatings, Kevin enjoys spending quality time with his family, golfing, hiking, and biking.

  • Random Fact: Passionate about teaching the painting and decorating trade
  • Bucket List: Teach his grandson how to fish
Laurin Preston

Laurin Preston

Principal – Senior Project Manager

Seattle, WA

Laurin has been at Scott Coatings longer than everyone minus Rob. He has been here since June of 2007 as a Project Manager and now a Principal – Senior Project Manager. His roles have evolved in the more recent years in leading the charge for our project management team on all of our projects. Laurin has a Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing degree from Michigan Tech and Oakland University. He also received his MBA from Wayne State University.  100% of his experience in construction has been with Scott Coatings. What initially started out as a secured job prior to moving west from Detroit quickly blossomed into a passion of his and has become his future. Outside of Scott Coatings Laurin enjoys traveling, boating, camping, skiing, hiking, and really just being outdoors.

  • Random Fact: He is the 4th Laurin Preston.
  • Bucket list: Visit an African safari with his wife and daughter.
Martin Munoz

Martin Munoz

Foreman

Seattle, WA

Martin joined Scott Coatings in February of 2021 as one of our Foreman. With over 20 years of painting experience, Martin has his OSHA 30, CPR, and Lift certifications. His biggest draw to Scott Coatings was his longstanding relationship with the organization and his draw to its culture. Outside of Scott Coatings, Martin enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and working out.

  • Random Fact: Never learned how to swim
  • Bucket List: Go skydiving
Martin Rangel

Martin Rangel

Lead

Seattle, WA

Martin is one of the longest standing employees and has been at Scott Coatings since 2005 and has worked his way up into a foreman. He has his respirator, boom lift, lead, fall protection, and HAZCOM certifications. Martin has a total of 17 years of experience of being in the trade and has the majority of it spent at Scott Coatings. The main reason he stays is because––in his opinion––Scott Coatings is the best. Outside of Scott Coatings Martin enjoys spending time with his family and going to the gym.

  • Random Fact: Enjoys going to the casino.
  • Bucket list: To go to Disneyworld in Florida.
Matt Scott

Matt Scott

Business Development

Seattle, WA

Matt joined the family company back in July of 2012 as an Estimator and now as Business Development Manager. He has his Business degree from Central Washington University. Matt’s experience includes a total of 10 years of field painting and 6 years in the US Navy. He has a strong belief and conviction in the value and goal we seek to accomplish at Scott Coatings and enjoys the fun atmosphere and culture as well. Outside of Scott Coatings Matt enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and going to his family cabin on Henry Island.

  • Random Fact: He was part of the capture and holding of 13 pirates.
  • Bucket list: Climb Mt. Rainer.
Nelson Valencia

Nelson Valencia

Foreman

Seattle, WA

Nelson joined the Scott Coatings team in February of 2018 as a Foreman and later promoted into the General Foreman role. He has his fall protection, foreman, scaffolding, OSHA 10, Aerial boom/scissor lift, and blueprint training. Nelson has been in the industry for 4 years. His biggest draw to Scott Coatings is that Scott Coatings provided him with the opportunity to grow in his intrapersonal skills that have benefitted him both personally and professionally. Outside of Scott Coatings Nelson enjoys hanging out with his friends.

  • Random Fact: He is a musician.
  • Bucket list: He would like to retire at the age of 38.
Nelya Tupis

Nelya Tupis

Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Seattle, WA

Nelya joined Scott Coatings in September of 2021 as our Payroll & Benefits Administrator. She very much enjoys all aspects of payroll and helping employees get the right benefits. Her biggest draw to Scott Coatings was the company culture and Scott Coatings’ technological adoption. Outside of Scott Coatings, Nelya enjoys traveling and spending time with friends & family.

  • Random Fact: She was born in Ukraine and moved to the US age the age of 2 and a half.
  • Bucket List: Go skydiving.
Rob Scott

Rob Scott

Chief Executive Officer

Seattle, WA

Rob Scott, our founder, wanted to create a company where people didn’t feel like just a number but actually felt valued for who they are. In 2003 that became a reality when he started Scott Coatings from his garage along with his wife and co-founder, Tina Scott. He has always been very familiar with the painting industry starting at age 13 when he was a painter for his father’s commercial and residential painting company. His ability to learn how to paint didn’t only teach him about the trade but it also allowed for him use this skill to fund his own schooling in the process as he graduated from University of Washington with a BA in Administration and a Minor in Finance. Outside of Scott Coatings enjoys playing with his family, golfing and reading.

  • Random Fact: He can beatbox.
  • Bucket list: Spend a month at a monastery.
Ryan Dickerson

Ryan Dickerson

Chief Operating Officer

Seattle, WA

Ryan joined Scott Coatings in April of 2022 as our Chief Operating Officer. Ryan has spent the last 16 years at McKinstry in various roles identifying and implementing business operations strategies and processes to optimize efficiency and results. He holds a Bachelors in Marketing and Management Information Systems from Washington State University and his MBA from LSU. He is certified in LEED AP, Lean Sigma Six Green Belt, and PMP. Ryan’s biggest draw to Scott Coatings was to help advance the paint and coatings industry in a way that provides greater value to its customers. Outside of Scott Coatings, Ryan enjoys collecting old coins, art, and other collectibles.

  • Random Fact: He’s competed in data analytics competitions…for fun.
  • Bucket List: Attend a game in as many MLB, NFL, and NBA venues as possible.
Steve Penington

Steve Penington

Vice President of Field Operations

Seattle, WA

Steve joined Scott Coatings in July of 2021 as our Production Manager. He has just about every certification out there that includes OSHA 30, CPR First Aid, 9 other OSHA certifications, COVID-19 training, Swing Stage, Scissor/Boom Lift, SSPC QCS, and many more certifications. Steve has over 37 years of experience in the marine, industrial, and commercial painting industries. The biggest reason that he joined Scott Coatings was the opportunity to make a difference and be a part of a growing company. Outside of Scott Coatings, Steve enjoys working on classic cars.

  • Random Fact: He is a shy person
  • Bucket list: He would like to take his wife to Hawaii
Vivek Vattyam

Vivek Vattyam

Project Manager

Seattle, WA

Vivek recently joined the Scott Coatings team in the fall of 2019 as a Project Engineer where he provides management and administrative support to our Project Managers. He has his degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in Construction Management and also is OSHA30 and CMIT certified. Vivek has been in the industry for 2 years where he supervised daily construction activities. His biggest draw to Scott Coatings is our high value on our employees where we encourage them to learn, grow and ultimately innovate. Outside of Scott Coatings Vivek loves road trips, cooking and is a movie buff.

  • Random Fact: He is a good dancer.
  • Bucket list: Solo trip to Europe.