THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
President & Owner
Chris has been called a serial entreprenuer. Full of energy and passion, Chris manages to successfully own several businesses. He is a bold leader, and his forte is to find the right people and put them in the right places within his businesses based on trust, competency and friendships! If you ever have an opportunity to meet him, you will NOT forget him. When it comes to the preservation of your home,
Chris is focused on supplying your jobsite with nothing short of the highest integrity workmanship. He has earned his B.S. in Hospitality Management, and also holds his Real Estate license.
Vice President, Sales/Marketing
Michael Italiano, Vice President – Michael is vice president with responsibility for the development and implementation of all sales, marketing and operations platforms in support of Shoreline Painting & Drywall and its affiliate businesses.
Michael began his career in South Florida in 2006, entrenched in the world of hospitality and hotel management. He has since worked in a number of positions in sales, marketing, hospitality and operations. Whether in the office reading architectural drawings, on the road meeting with homeowners, or spit-balling ideas with co-workers in the ‘war’ room – Michael has his fingerprints on almost everything.
Michael was born and raised in New York. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management and a master’s degree in business administration.
Director of Operations
Antonio is the Director of Operations for Shoreline and has been with the company for 25 years. His rigorous training and demand for excellence has made for the development of outstanding crews and crew leaders.
He stresses punctuality, cleanliness, and nothing short of the highest quality workmanship. With Antonio overseeing your jobsite – you can feel comfortable that your home will be left in impeccable shape from roof to foundation.
Assistant Sales Associate
Ed is the Assistant Sales Associate who is professional, passionate, and has a keen eye for perfection. He works diligently to ensure that all the work our team achieves meets all levels of expectations to our clients.
His strong background in sales with addition to his personality brings an amazing dynamic to Shoreline Painting & Drywall Inc, family.
He has earned his B.S. in Business Administration with a Minor in Communications and a Concentration in Operations Management.
Sales Manager/Fine Paints of Europe Specialist
Larry has been in the painting industry since 1983. Before making his way to Shoreline Painting, he had previously owned an architectural painting company for over 30 years.
Larry has traveled across America applying Fine Paints of Europe and other luxury paints since 1995. He was introduced to and painted with FPE urethanes and varnishes in Europe for 3 1/2 years.
He is also a freeform sculpture artist and colorist.
He has attended Decorative finishing school in Chicago, Business courses at University of Maryland and Lincoln University.
Client Relations Manager
Allison is the Client Relations Manager and holds the responsibility of being the communication core between our Clients, Operations, Office Staff and Crew. She is often onsite checking in with the Clients and Site Managers to ensure all is running smoothly and we are on track to make our deadlines. When she’s not onsite, she is in the office connecting with past, current and potential new clients to schedule appointments and ensure Shoreline has executed their work to the best of their ability.
Allison began her career within the Interior Design field in 2014 and transitioned into the Painting Industry in early 2018. With her background in Design, Allison is able to assist Clients and Designers in selecting colors for all surfaces. She has since created a space within the office to showcase the many samples or finish options Shoreline has to offer.
Allison grew up in Burlington, Vermont and has since made Connecticut her home. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design.