Joe grew up in Westchester County, NY, and Wellesley, MA, graduating from Wellesley High School. He received his BS in Business Administration from Ithaca College and his MBA in Marketing from Babson College. Between college and graduate school, Joe served in the Massachusetts Army Reserve National Guard as a First Lieutenant.
Joe started his career in sales in Boston for GF Business Equipment. Joe’s career lead him to managerial positions at companies like Rubbermaid Commercial Products and Reynolds and Reynolds where he eventually started a Strategic Business Unit and served as a General Manager. Joe has also worked for Ikon Business Systems, DST, Inc., and IntraLinks.com in NYC.
Kathy grew up in California, New Jersey, and Long Island New York, graduating from Port Jefferson High School. She received her BA in English from Ithaca College and did her graduate work at Mount Holyoke in English Literature.
Her early career was spent in Boston as Assistant Editor at Baker Plays. She then went on to work for Electronic Business in Boston and Harris Publishing in Cleveland, OH. Kathy then left the workforce to raise two children while working diligently for charitable and civic organizations.
When the children were grown, Kathy resumed her career working as Editor for the Town of Beaver Creek (OH) newsletter, Marketing Manager for the Dayton (OH) Ballet and Marketing Director for Dunhill Staffing Systems on Long Island.
Together, Kathy and Joe formed a company creating employee handbooks for small businesses. In 2009 Joe and Kathy decided to purchase the Cape Cod franchise for CertaPro Painters. Kathy and Joe love working with their dedicated staff and talented painters to bring exceptional painting experiences to their great Cape Cod customers.