About Us

Starting as a small painting and paper hanging company in 1977, Charlotte Paint Company has grown along with the Charlotte area to over 160 employees focused on providing quality painting services safely and efficiently.

Our work experience in the Carolinas is unparalleled. We contract hundreds of projects each year and have worked on the buildings of BellSouth, Concord Mills, Hearst Publications, and several NASCAR teams.

We specialize in large-scale painting, wallcovering, specialty coatings, caulking and electrostatic spraying.

The Charlotte Paint management team has decades of experience in delivering projects in a timely manner. Our employees achieved 1 million safe hours in May 2006.

Charlotte Paint Company. Put our experience to work for you.

Our History

We started our company in November 1977 with fourteen (14) employees in a small farm house in Mt. Holly, NC.

Through continued growth, we now employee approximately 150 people and the little farm house now has over 6,000 square feet including two (2) warehouses for supplies and equipment.

Ownership Team

Doug Bess – President:
Doug has twenty-three (23) years of service with Charlotte Paint. Doug previously worked three (3) years with McDevitt Street Bovis as a Project Manager. He worked for Laxton Construction for two (2) years in field supervision.

Sherrie Herndon – Executive Vice-President:
Early in her life, she worked with N.C.N.B. She helped form Charlotte Paint Company in 1977 and has held the position of Secretary-Treasurer and President in past years. She has been with Charlotte Paint Company for twenty-nine (29) years.

Larry Garland – Vice-President:
Larry has twenty (20) years of service with Charlotte Paint. Larry has twenty-nine (29) years’ experience in painting, waterproofing and restoration. He started working with his father as a painter’s helper during high school. After college, he returned home and was in business with his father for a period of years until his father’s death. Larry heads up our Pro-Tec Finishes Division.

Sam Henderson – Vice-President:
Sam has twelve (12) years of service with Charlotte Paint. Sam worked for nine (9) years as a construction administrator with a Charlotte Architectural Firm. He is a registered architect in the State of North Carolina.

Charleen Goolsby – Secretary-Treasurer:
Charleen has fifteen (15) years of service with Charlotte Paint. She has twenty-six (26) years of accounting experience. She has held position of Secretary-Treasurer for several years of Charlotte Paint.

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Our Safety Record

Charlotte Paint Company believes safety and environmental stewardship are fundamental to a successful business. Each of our staff is committed to safety first. Each member of the Charlotte Paint team is a vested partner in our safety and environmental protection and recycling programs.

In May 2006, Charlotte Paint achieved one million safe work hours and for seven consecutive years, the North Carolina Department of Labor has recognized Charlotte Paint for our accident prevention measures.

Charlotte Paint – an industry leader in safety and environmental protection.

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Contact Us

Charlotte Paint Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 765
1604 Lane Road
Mt. Holly, NC 28120

Phone: 704-827-1391
Fax: 704-827-4957
Email: info@charlottepaint.com