About Us

Our Mission

Our goal is to be the market leader, providing commercial painting and associated services across Australia.

Our Essence

From humble beginnings in 2001, we’ve grown to be the largest commercial painter in QLD. We always look for new and creative ideas that have the potential to change the way we operate internally and externally.

Our Promise

We’re focused on delivering outstanding service and practical cost-effective solutions rather than an everyday paint job. Why pay for services you don’t need?

Our Vibe

Our core values are the principles that guide us in what we do and help shape our culture. We take ideas, services and products to the next level.

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COMPANY HISTORY

Founded in 2001, Usher Group continues to develop dynamic new ideas and smart processes to transform Australia’s commercial painting industry. We’re proud to now offer the complete range of painting and associated services to meet the often complex and multiple needs of our customers.

2001
2001
Founder Theodore Vairaktaris establishes United House of Kolor (UHK), a small-scale painting company. From this point, the vision to succeed is born.
2001
2003
2003
United House of colour is awarded its first large scale commercial project, jump starting the business into the commercial sector.
2003
2004
2004
The acquisition of Usher & Son helps accelerate company growth, moving the organisation into the big league.
2004
2005
2005
Throughout the early 2000s, our innovative services grew. Hutchinson Builders recognised our capabilities and awarded us our first $1m + project.
2005
2008
2008
We launched Usher Systems to provide our customers with a strategic project delivery process. Usher Systems applies our industry-leading best practice and management skills to deliver projects on time and on budget.
2008
2010
2010
To provide a more comprehensive service offering to our customers, we purchased our first swing stage which eventually evolved into Usher Access Solutions.
2010
2011
2011
Many Usher Group projects include elements of signage and painting so it was a natural progression for us to launch a dedicated signage division. Today, we have a full-scale creative, design and manufacturing facility located on the Gold Coast.
2011
2012
2012
Thanks to our continued success and a desire to give back to the community, we created Usher Love, our charitable foundation.
2012
2014
2014
Usher Group in Melbourne was officially opened, laying the foundations for a truly national organisation.
2014
2014
2014
To meet the industry’s need for a superior coating system, especially for tier one high rise construction, we launched paint brand, Baxta
2014
2015
2015
Usher & Son officially became the largest commercial painting company in QLD turning over $42m.
2015
2016
2016
We officially become 3rd in the market.
2016
2018
2018
The Usher Group is created to amalgamate our services into one organisation. With 500+ employees, turning over $80m we evolved into one of the most recognised commercial applicators in the industry
2018
2019
2019
The Usher Group diversifies its services adding Usher Electrical to the mix. Our first large scale project begins in Tasmania
2019
2021
2021
Our anticipated major birthday. And you know we like to celebrate!
2021

Meet the executive team

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Theodore Vairaktaris

Managing Director

Theodore is the founder of Usher Group. His drive and enthusiasm is what has made the company the success it is today.

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Stuart Ryan

General Manager

Stuart is the multitasking king who keeps everything on track. He's spent over a decade developing and running the business.

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Robert Loncar

Executive & National Marketing Manager

Robert heads up the ideas and growth department. He's also is focussed on ensuring we understand and speak the right language to our customers.

Shane Spano

Shane Spano

National Operations Manager

Shane is the project resourcing master. He effectively plans the timing of people, equipment and materials at every stage of a project whilst maintaining a focus on providing customers with the best possible solution.

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Nigel McCutcheon

Executive Manager

Nigel collects business intelligence and data, translating it into meaningful, useful information. He uses this to predict future customer behaviour, identifying new opportunities and to create actionable strategies.

Usher Systems

Usher Group projects across the business are managed by Usher Systems, our unique integrated project management tool. We provide you with one point of contact who applies Usher Systems to your project to deliver on time and on budget. Quality, safety, environment and management processes are all combined into one. The result? A seamless, leaner and more effective system that makes sure your project expectations will be met.

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Safety

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QUALITY

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Environment

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MANAGEMENT

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