Chief Financial Officer
Like many of his colleagues at Nolan Painting, Steve Nafranowicz started on the first rung and worked his way up.
When he began working at Nolan Painting as a Trainee in the summer of 1992, he knew nothing about painting. After learning the ropes for a few years as a Painter, Steve became a Crew Leader, taking pride and satisfaction in working on projects from start to finish, and transforming interiors and exteriors that were in bad shape into assets homeowners would enjoy and be proud of.
He then added working on the Advisory Board and Chairing the Training Committee to his duties.
Steve made his next big career move in 2000 when Kevin Nolan asked him to become an Estimator. About four years later he earned his current position, CFO, though he still has a hand in all aspects of the business.
Originally from Minneapolis, Steve is a husband, father of two sons and a Vikings fan. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, golfing and hiking with his wife Diane and Brittany Spaniel Roscoe. A cyclist, Steve has participated in the City to Shore MS 150.
Jon P. Meyer
Vice President of Sales
Jon P. Meyer knew all about paint before he began working for Nolan Painting in 1997 as an Estimator. He began painting homes during his summers off from college. Sherwin-Williams hired him right out of school as a management trainee and within a year he was running a store in New Jersey. Later, he moved to Philadelphia to work at Duron Paints & Wallcoverings. Through that job he met Kevin Nolan, which led to a job offer.
In 2005, Jon was promoted to his current position as Vice President of Sales. His favorite part of the job is talking to people about their projects and ideas, and then watching those projects come to fruition.
Jon is a member and past President of the Kiwanis Club of the Main Line, and is a member of the Haverford Education Board of Directors and the Radnor Run Race Committee.
Originally from Ohio, Jon now lives in Havertown with his wife and two children. When he’s not working, he enjoys trail running, biking and watching his kids’ sporting events.
Jim has been with Nolan Painting as an estimator for 14 years, while serving on Nolan Painting’s advisory board for 7 years.
Jim began his career in the painting industry working for the locally owned Finnaren and Haley Paints as a Operational and District Sales Manager. He has been an active member of PDCA, the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America, serving on the board for numerous years, and as president for 2 years. He has also served on the Main Line Chamber of Commerce Young Professional committee, and is now leading the Certified Contractors Alliance, a local group of premier contractors committed to helping each other succeed.
Jim is an avid drummer and musician. He also enjoys coaching youth sports, and is an active baseball coach. Jim is a native of Havertown, and now resides in Springfield, PA, with his wife Jean, and his two children, James and Mason.
Rob joined Nolan Painting as an estimator in the summer of 2013. Rob was drawn to Nolan’s culture and appreciates how it is family oriented, gives back to the community and most importantly generates a strong team atmosphere.
In addition to joining Nolan’s Job Safety Committee, Rob has also joined several community networking organizations like the Rotary Club of Media and National Guys Night Out.
Originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico, Rob grew up in Torrington, Connecticut, attended New Mexico State University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Managerial Leadership and Small Business Entrepreneurship. Prior to working at Nolan, Rob was the Leasing Manager at Chestnut Hill Village apartments in Chestnut Hill, PA. He now resides in Media with his wife and two dogs.
In his spare time, Rob thoroughly enjoys camping and recently got bit by the running bug. Rob also enjoys spending time with friends and family whenever he gets the chance.
Todd joined Nolan Painting as an estimator in the fall of 2015. Although new to the painting industry, Todd has extensive experience in customer service and enjoys the opportunity to be in clients’ homes and help them through the painting process from start to finish.
Todd states that: “Every time you walk in a customer’s home you never know what you are going to be estimating that day. I love when customers say, ‘I didn’t think about doing that…’ As estimators we get to see the project from current state to finished product and the results that our crews achieve make it all that more satisfying.”
Born and raised in Langhorne, PA, Todd is leading the charge to make Nolan Painting known in the Bucks County area. Prior to working at Nolan Painting, Todd was a tennis tour racket stringer for 8 years.
In his spare time, Todd enjoys playing hockey and spending time with his wife, Michele, and two children, Samuel and Maggie.
LJ joined Nolan in the beginning of 2016. He was drawn to Nolan because of their strong ‘family’ culture and their promising long term growth as a company. LJ has been in the building products industry since 2011 is is very knowledgeable about all facets of residential and commercial buildings.
LJ was born in Fountain Valley, CA but spent the majority of his youth in Bucks County, PA and graduated from Council Rock High School. He studied Communication at Florida Atlantic University where he attended on a baseball scholarship. LJ then spent 8 years in the minor leagues traveling throughout the country and the Caribbean. LJ now resides in Penn Wynne with his wife Sarah, daughter Julia and dog Preston.
In his spare time he enjoys golfing, staying active in baseball and trying the many great restaurants the Philadelphia area has to offer.
Vice President of Operations
Colin McGroary has been on the Nolan Painting team since 1980.
When he started at the company on a crew, Colin was already an experienced painter. A few years later, he was promoted to Crew Leader.
Later, the company expanded and President Kevin Nolan needed to form a management team to support its growth. He called on Colin to become a Supervisor. Colin rose again in 2005 when he took on the role of Vice President of Operations.
Originally from Donegal in Ireland, Colin has lived in the U.S. since 1986. When he’s not at work, he’s busy being a husband and raising three daughters.
Conal Mulreany has been with Nolan Painting since 1992. He began as a Crew Member and worked his way up through the ranks, first earning a Crew Leader position and then becoming Nolan Painting’s Field Supervisor in 2005.
Conal spends many of his days on the road, checking in with the crews, making sure the jobs are going well and making sure customer expectations are met. He also leads many of Nolan Painting’s employee training sessions.
Originally from Donegal, Ireland, Conal came to the U.S. in 1986, just a few months after fellow countryman Colin arrived. In fact, Conal and Colin have known each other since they were 15.
When Conal, a husband and father of two kids, has some spare time, he likes to go trout fishing and running.
Material Resource Manager
Tony started at Nolan in 2016 in a new role, as the Material Resource Manager. He is responsible for equipment upkeep and maintenance, as well as the purchase of paint, sundries and personal protective equipment (PPE). He oversees material costing and staging, including pre-ordering and delivery to job sites. In addition, he serves as Nolan Painting’s point-person in relationships with supply stores and vendors.
Tony joined the Nolan team after 25-years with MAB/Sherwin Williams where he began as a Sales Associate and rose through the ranks over his distinguished tenure – advancing to Assistant Manager and then Manager in 1996.
“I had always admired Nolan Painting as a client when I worked for MAB/Sherwin Williams for their integrity in business dealings and how they treat their employees. If you can believe it, I always saw myself working for Kevin in some capacity.”
We are happy to have him!
Tony resides in Newtown Square with his wife, Megan and son, Thomas.
Client Relations Manager
Coming to Nolan Painting was a natural step for Jane, a third generation interior designer who ran her own design business for more than 20 years. Now working in tandem with the Client Relations teams and the Operations department, Jane applies her acumen for project development with astute team management to deliver uncompromising responsiveness to the client experience.
“Nolan has afforded me the opportunity to utilize all of my skills from aesthetic to strategic to empathetic all to ensure clients have a fulfilling experience. At the end of my day, that’s the perfect job.”
As a way of remaining connected with her Southern roots, Jane enjoys reinventing her circa 1878 Victorian home “Magnolia Manor”, cultivating, musing and entertaining in her English style garden with her family in West Chester.
Trish Helmke has been on the Nolan Painting team since 2007.
With nearly 15 years experience as a color consultant and interior decorator, Trish is an expert in the complex effects of color and specializes in creating custom color solutions tuned to the unique needs of each customer. Always up-to-date on the latest design trends, Trish regularly shares color and design tips on the Nolan Painting blog.
When she’s not helping customers find the perfect color for their homes, Trish enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and dog.
Adriana has been working as a color consultant for Nolan Painting since 2002.
She grew up in Havertown and graduated from Harcum College with an Interior Design degree. She started out as a design assistant before working for Nolan full time. She enjoys all areas of design but selecting colors is her favorite part.
She left color consulting for a few years to spend time with her 2 boys. She rejoined the Nolan team a couple years ago working part time and is so happy to back doing what she loves best. Nolan Painting has been such a wonderful place to work.
Adriana currently lives in Glen Mills and loves spending time with her boys and attending their sports events. She also enjoys to vacation in Naples, Florida with her family.
Lisa M. Flaherty
Lisa M. Flaherty is a Color Consult with Nolan Painting. She Graduated from Penn State with a B.A. in Fine Arts and is also a working artist who has exhibited in the U.S. and abroad. In addition, she creates her own contemporary home decor. As a creative artist, Lisa has always had a knack for color and a love of design which enable her to bring a unique passion to each appointment.
Jack McLaughlin has been working with Nolan Painting for nearly 30 years. He is our most experienced Crew Leader and has held Chairman Positions on the following Nolan Painting committees: Training, Standards and Procedures, and Production.
“I really enjoy working at Nolan,” he says. “I have made some great friendships here, and it’s been an interesting career.”
Jack is from Philadelphia, and now lives in Havertown. He is married with a son and a daughter. He likes to travel, and recently visited South Carolina, Virginia and Florida. Jack also enjoys playing and watching golf.
Suzgo Banda has been a Crew Leader for three years. He has eight years of painting experience and started in January of 2004. Suzgo is originally from Dowa, Malawi, and now lives in Philadelphia.
In March 2011, Suzgo became an American citizen.
Suzgo says “Our customers are great! When we are in their homes, they treat us as if they have known us for 20 years.”
He is married with two children: a son and a daughter.
His favorite sports teams are the Phillies, the Eagles and the Arsenal Football Club of the English Premier League.
Julio Vaca is a Crew Leader with eight years of painting experience. Julio has been working for Nolan Painting since July 2008 and is an EPA Certified Lead Renovator.
Originally from Guayaquil, Ecuador, he now lives in Upper Darby.
Julio is a member of the Nolan Painting Safety Committee and participates in many of the training programs offered by Nolan Painting.
He enjoys watching soccer and spending time with his family. He is married with two daughters and a son.
Carpenter / Crew Leader
Declan comes to Nolan Painting with 16 years of construction/carpentry experience. He has been working for Nolan since November 2011 and likes how there is room to grow within the company.
He lives in Springfield, PA with his wife and son and enjoys golf in his free time.
Tiago became a Crew Leader in the summer of 2014 after having worked as a painter with Nolan for 3 years. Prior to working at Nolan, he worked for a construction company in Philadelphia and a painting company in West Chester, PA. He has served on several training committees, most recently the Safety Committee.
When asked what he likes about his job, Tiago enthusiastically responded: “What don’t I like about it!? My favorite aspects of my job are interacting with customers, focusing on painting and working with a crew of really fun guys. I take a lot of pride in my craftsmanship and get great satisfaction from pleasing and helping customers. Nolan is a great place that provides opportunities for employees.”
Tiago grew up in Portugal and moved to the United States in 2006. He lived briefly in Newark, NJ, and now lives in Aldan, PA with his wife.
Tiago explains that, “My number one passion in life (besides my wife and family) is futbol (aka soccer). I enjoy playing soccer with friends when I have the time, and I follow the Portuguese league religiously. In my other free time I like to work on DIY projects around the house, build furniture, and spend time with my wife and family. My wife and I like to travel and try to visit my parents and family in Portugal whenever we get the chance.”
Kevin C. Nolan
Kevin started painting at Nolan during his summer breaks beginning in 2003. After graduating from college, Kevin came onboard as a full time employee. One year later, he was promoted to Crew Leader. All of his painting experience came from Nolan — he was trained the Nolan Way.
He currently is a member of the Safety Committee and the Nolan Painting Book Club.
Kevin states that: “Aside from the finished product, which is a reward itself, I really enjoy doing something different every day. I also like fine-tuning skills I will use for the rest of my life both in the physical part of the job and the organizational/management/customer relations part of the job.”
Kevin was born and raised in Havertown, PA and currently lives in Manayunk, PA.
He enjoys staying physically active, playing a variety of sports, attending all Philadelphia-related sporting events and checking out new places in the city.
Bill Naci started working for Nolan Painting in August of 2014. Bill has over 15 years of experience as a painter/ crew leader within the contracting industry. Shortly after starting as a painter on a 5-person crew, Bill excelled and became a job leader. Because of his many years of experience in team management and his strong ability to delegate and organize, Bill quickly worked his way to becoming a crew leader. During his time with Nolan, Bill has become an EPA Certified Lead Renovator. Bill believes that in order to provide the best quality of service you must learn and stride to be the best and to learn the latest techniques in any industry.
Bill is originally from Eastern Europe and speaks 3+ languages fluently. Bill is married and lives in South Jersey. During his off time, Bill enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and watching soccer.
Steve has been a painter for over 22 years. He first started at Nolan back in 2003 and a year later he was quickly promoted to a crew leader. However, in 2005 he left us to go work with his dad for a few years independently. We were happy to welcome him back in 2014 as a painter again. And within a few months he was once again promoted to crew leader.
Steve says that he loves all the opportunities that Nolan Painting has to offer. “I came back because I knew I would have better opportunities to grow.”
Steve lives in Philadelphia with his family.
Chris has been a member of the Nolan team since working summer breaks from 2005. After attending Penn State, Chris joined the team full-time and has since been promoted to crew leader.
Chris was born and raised in Havertown where he still lives now. He is a member of the Nolan Painting book club and hits leadoff for the softball team. He also likes the Eagles.
Matt came to Nolan Painting in 2012 with eight years of interior and exterior painting experience. Before entering the painting business, Matt also worked in the flooring and construction industry. But he says he definitely loves painting the most.
Matt is a member of the Safety Committee and the Aspiring Leadership Book Club at Nolan.
“The things I love about this job,” says Matt, “are getting to work with great people and meeting new customers. I also really enjoy watching the transformation of the job from start to finish.”
Matt grew up in Bensalem, PA and now lives in Jamison, PA.
He enjoys all kinds of sports especially golf and hunting. His absolute favorite thing to do is spend time with his two children, who are 16 and 15 years old.
Director of Human Resources
Colleen joined Nolan Painting in November of 2015, after six years in the book publishing industry. During her time in publishing, Colleen was responsible for the management of daily office operations, including human resources, account management/credit control, purchasing, database management, IT, and recruitment and hiring. As the Director of Human Resources for Nolan Painting, Colleen most enjoys the opportunities to develop a robust employee support and training network, solve challenges and problems with creative solutions, and promote the company’s value system.
Colleen was born and raised in Havertown and attended The Pennsylvania State University, and now resides in Ardmore. In her free time, Colleen pursues her passions for travel and reading, and has started to dabble in the running world (how could you not in this company!?).
Colleen is thrilled to work alongside her father, Kevin, and her brothers, Kevin C. and Christopher, and is grateful for the opportunity to learn from their experiences in the industry.
Human Resource Coordinator
Jaime joined Nolan Painting as a Human Resource Coordinator in March of 2016. She was looking for a place to grow her career in a family-oriented business when she found Nolan Painting, well known in the community. Jaime is an enthusiastic professional with extensive experience in office management, human resources and administration. She especially enjoys working in human resources and feels a sense of gratification to help improve the organization as a whole but also the individual employees she works alongside.
Prior to joining the Nolan Team, Jaime worked at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard as an office manager for a scaffolding contractor. She has been in the construction industry for the past fifteen years. She also worked for Eleanor Martin Political Fund Raising Firm in Philadelphia and Janney Montgomery Scott in Bala Cynwyd.
She is originally from Philadelphia but now resides in Delaware County. Jaime has two wonderful sons who keep her very busy and active in sports. They spend their summer weekends in Cape May.
Donna has an impressive, skillful work background. Once a floral designer turned office manager, she now is Nolan’s Accounts Manager. Donna first started at Nolan Painting in November of 2011. Prior to working at Nolan, she had been in the commercial electrical field for 16 years as the office manager/bookkeeper, working on projects such as The Brigantine Connector Tunnel in AC, building of the Borgata in AC, the Phillies Stadium, The Philadelphia Post Office Distribution Center and the Philadelphia Airport (to name a few). Before the electrical field, she was a professional floral designer in the Philadelphia region, and even worked at the Philadelphia Flower Show doing display work and design demonstrations.
Donna was originally hired as the Client Advocate for Nolan Painting, working closely with the Operations Department and clients. In the spring of 2014, she was given the position of Accounts Manager, which allows her to utilize her bookkeeping skills. She also currently serves on the Reindeer Romp Committee.
Donna says that she loves the day-to-day challenges of this job, especially the interaction with clients. “As a company, Nolan Painting provides opportunities for employees, and is a great place to work. I enjoy coming to work each day,” explains Donna.
Donna grew up in Havertown, and started her family there with her husband Bobby. They then lived for 13 years outside of Ocean City, NJ, and moved back to Havertown 10 years ago. She has a son, a daughter, three grandchildren, a dog and two cats.
Her most favorite past time is spending time with her family and those grandkids. She still even creates custom floral arrangements for friends and family, and enjoys crafting. She is also an avid baker.
Katie joined Nolan Painting in the summer of 2016. Prior to becoming a part of the Nolan Painting family she worked as a manager for Banana Republic while simultaneously obtaining her Master of Arts in English Studies, at Villanova University. She was drawn to Nolan Painting because of its focus on giving back to the community and its family oriented atmosphere.
Originally from Lititz, PA, Katie now lives in West Norriton with her husband and their two cats. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends or curled up with a good book.