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Exemplary Painting

About Us

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Exemplary Painting is a family owned business run by husband and wife team, Ashley and Bruce Byrnes. We strive to offer the absolute best quality experience, craftsmanship and relationship for our customers. Customer Service is our top priority and we are always here to help you receive everything you want from your project and nothing less.



When you work with Exemplary Painting, you are going to get a painting experience that is second to none. You won't be pushed into working with us with a cheesy sales pitch. You will get a team who cares just as much about the quality of your home as you do. You will get the best value for your money, no surprises and we will do everything we can to meet the needs and goals of your unique painting project. You will always be informed of what is going on with the project and can rest assured that we will give you only the best quality end product.

office manager

Ashley moved from Pennsylvania to Colorado with her family almost 30 years ago and is proud to call Colorado home. She loves exploring our beautiful state with her dogs- Beau (Golden Retriever) and Lola (Corgi). With over 10 years of customer service experience and 7 years in an executive support role, we know our customers and Exemplary team are in good hands. Owner Bruce and Ashley married in November 2022 so she's not only an essential part of our team - she's family! And she's so excited to continue to help grow and support the family business. Office Manager may be her official title but we also like to call her Chaos Coordinator, Director of First Impressions, Chief Cheerleader, VP of Document Engineering and Manipulation, Head of Happy Hours, Optimal Organization Officer or our favorite- Office Mom! Ashley and the entire Exemplary team stand ready to help you with all of your home painting needs!

mike gray sales representative north territory

I grew up in Iowa but have been living in the great state of Colorado for the past 20 years. I had the pleasure of living all over the state including Aspen, Boulder, Denver, Arvada and now Golden. The weather in Colorado is one of my favorite things as well as being able to do so many things in the mountains or around the city of Denver- It's a tough spot to beat! My funnest job was working at The Hotel Jerome in Aspen as a bellman. Serving some of the wealthiest people in the world showed me what it was like to provide a high level of customer service. It was also just a lot of fun to live there in my mid to late 20's before moving down to Boulder and starting a career in the mortgage industry as a loan originator. My main priority with Exemplary Painting is to show customers how much I care about them and their projects and to make sure everyone is super satisfied at the end of their experience.

miguel martinez production manager north territory

Miguel, a Virginia Beach native, decided to make the move to Colorado for a new adventure in September of 2023. As Exemplary Painting continued to grow, we found ourselves in need of an experienced and diligent production manager. Due to his existing experience in project management and his keen ability to craft and develop relationships with customers and team members, he joined the team in April of '24. Miguel takes great pride in his work and genuinely enjoys getting to know each and every one of our customers. Outside of work, he enjoys exploring the great outdoors, trying new eateries, and exploring the vast brewery/bar scene that the area has to offer.

Production Manager

Drawn by career opportunities, the mountains, and the more temperate climate, Rob left his home state of Minnesota and came to Denver in 2017. In addition to enjoying all that Colorado has to offer, he has been helping Colorado homeowners with their home improvement needs ever since. Rob’s career background is heavy in production and customer service. He has spent the better part of the last two decades working with customers and laborers on a wide variety of home projects. He takes great pride in communicating effectively with our customers and crews in an effort to create a high-quality finished product which everyone involved can be proud of. He understands that how you feel about the process is just as important as how your home looks. Rob will work tirelessly to ensure that your experience with Exemplary Painting stands out as one of the best, if not the best, you’ve ever had with any home service provider.

Bruce Byrnes

I can't remember a time before I started holding tools for my dad. I have been working on houses and painting since I was just a little kid. I helped him completely remodel the first real home we moved into and I was lucky enough to learn a lot from him very early on. Since then, I worked in commercial painting and signage, was a manager at a large home improvement store, and as a director of business development for start-ups before I finally came back to my passion of home improvement. Your home is very important to you and so central in our lives, and I am so grateful to help you make yours even more amazing than it already is!

Office Dog

Beau was born in Colorado in 2017. From that moment, he was destined to be our biggest cheerleader! He's always there to make sure everyone is in a good mood and no balls get dropped (pun intended). He loves coming to the office to hang out with his Exemplary family, long walks anywhere, and rolling around in the snow when we're not busy painting outside. Beau may not pick up a paint brush, but he's essential to the morale of the team! If you swing by the office, he'll greet you with aggressive joy and make sure you know you're part of the family too. 

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