Meet the Vanguard Painting Team


 

Quentin Miller President


Quentin founded the company in 1998 to help put himself through Simon Fraser University and later law school at the University of British Columbia.  15 years later it would grow into one of Vancouver's premier painting companies.  A sel...

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Biaggio Martino General Manager


Biaggio became the General Manager of the company in 2011, after spending over 5 years apprenticing in operations and sales under the mentorship of Quentin Miller and Josh Baran.  Born and bred in Vancouver, he has extensive ties to the Italian ...

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Jessie Zhao Office Manager


So here comes the good news! Our office manager Monika had a boy! Before she comes back from her maternity leave, Jessie will take care of the company finances, human resources, and operations support temporarily. Coming from a combination of Mongol...

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Craig Thomas Sales/Project Manager


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Sean Baran Project Foreman


Sean is Vanguard Painting's high production foreman and you can often see him marshalling a crew of 10 plus painters.  He has been with the company for close to 10 years.  He is an avid hockey fan so when the Ducks are in town you can e...

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Jorge Hernandez Project Foreman


Jorge has been working with Vanguard for 6 years.  Whether in a boom lift, swing stage, or bosun’s chair, he is one of our top access experts.  In his spare time, he likes playing soccer and hanging out with his brother, friends and f...

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Davide Genio Project Foreman


Davide was already a highly skilled applicator when he joined the Vanguard team some 5 years ago.  Although he has continued to hone his own skills during his time, he has also been a real key player in training apprentice painters. When he is n...

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George Gligoris Project Foreman


George is a highly skilled and motivated high-end painter. From the beginning, he has been working with our best painters learning and showing some real talent while working on his Red Seal. We are now proud to say he is one of our best painters hims...

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Ken Dodge Project Foreman


Ken, a third generation painter from Saskatchewan, has been with the company nearly 8 years and is one the company’s most experienced painters.  With over 40 years experience in the industry, this flat-lander can do anything from wood refi...

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Michael Miller HR & Safety Consultant


The man behind the man, Michael "Pops" Miller, was also part of the company's early success by bringing his organizational skills and union rep background to bring order to chaos.  A former office manager with the company, he took ...

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