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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Projects Completed Last Year
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Completed So Far This Year
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Happy Staff
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Stoked Clients This Year

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.

2021
Our anticipated major birthday. And you know we like to celebrate
2019
The Usher Group diversifies its services adding Usher Electrical to the mix. Our first large scale project begins in Tasmania
2018-Usher-Group
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
2016
We officially become 3rd in the market
2015
Usher & Son officially became the largest commercial painting company in QLD turning over $42m
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
Usher Group in Melbourne was officially opened, laying the foundations for a truly national organisation
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2012
Thanks to our continued success and a desire to give back to the community, we created Usher Love, our charitable foundation
2011-Signage
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
2010-UAS
2010
To provide a more comprehensive service offering to our customers, we purchased our first swing stage which eventually evolved into Usher Access Solutions
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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
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2005
Throughout the early 2000s, our innovative services grew. Hutchinson Builders recognised our capabilities and awarded us our first $1m + project
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2004
The acquisition of Usher & Son helps accelerate company growth, moving the organisation into the big league
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2003
United House of colour is awarded its first large scale commercial project, jump starting the business into the commercial sector
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2001
Founder Theodore Vairaktaris establishes United House of Kolor (UHK), a small-scale painting company. From this point, the vision to succeed is born

OUR TALENTED & EXPERIENCED TEAM DELIVERS AMAZING RESULTS

We pride ourselves on our expertise as well as our company culture. No matter what area of the business they work in, every Usher Group team member shares a passion for excellence.
Theodore Vairaktaris
Theodore Vairaktaris
Managing Director
As the founder of Usher Group, Theodore’s drive and enthusiasm is what made the company the success it is today. He’s always focussed on our people and creating an amazing culture.
Stuart Ryan
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.
Rob Loncar
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 manages our resources at every stage of a project whilst maintaining a focus on providing customers with the best possible solution.
Nigel McCutcheon
Nigel McCutcheon
Executive Manager
Nigel collects business intelligence and data, translating it into meaningful, useful information. He uses this to identifying new opportunities and to create actionable strategies.
Scott Trembath
Scott Trembath
Chief Financial Officer
Scott Trembath is the current Chief Financial Officer for the Usher Group. Graduating from Griffith University with a Bachelor in Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance Scott is an active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Mikel-Nyholt
Mikel Nyholt
National Sales Manager
Mikel is never too far away from the coal face. Not only is he responsible for developing sales strategies and managing our awesome sales team, he’s always looking to improve our client relationships.
Amanda Pennycook
Amanda Pennycook
HSE Manager
If there’s a person we need to rely on, it’s Amanda. She’s responsible for devloping our safety programs and carrying out risk assessments to detect potential hazards
Mike Farkas
Mike Farkas
Estimating Manager
When its comes to numbers and accuracy Mike is the right choice. He oversees our estimating department, ensuring our clients are provided with a detailed, precise proposal
Bridget Blinco
Bridget Blinco
Repaint Sales Manager
Clearly understanding our client needs is Bridgets forte. Not only does she manage the Repaint team, she’s also focussed on creating a high energy working environment.

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.

PARTNERS

Usher Group partnerships are an essential part of our strategy and the way we work. Together, our partners help improve customer experience, increase productivity and reduced costs. These are a selection of our professional partners we trust to provide you with exceptional solutions.

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Manufacturer and systems consultancy for paints, textures and renders.

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A fully automated site washout and waste management solution.

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Developers & builders of visionary luxurious habitable spaces.

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