Our Team

MacFarland Painting

John MacFarland, President

John MacFarland

What path brought you here?
I worked painting apartments with my older brother while I was in high school. After working for another company for one year, I started this business during my first year at Wayne State University.

Best known for? Have a knack for?
I am organized and work to complete jobs faster than promised. I have a knack for problem solving.

Problem you are best at solving for clients?
Working around their schedules and staging jobs correctly to fit their needs. I work hard to avoid being labeled a “typical contractor” (Remember Eldin, the house painter on Murphy Brown?!).

Personal passions/What do you enjoy?
Bird hunting with 3 German Shorthair Pointers and spending time up north with my wife and kids.

What can’t you stop talking about?
My kids. They are always doing/saying the funniest things!

What are you doing on Sunday afternoon?
Watching football and/or hunting.

How long have you been doing what you do?
17.5 years, started painting while I was still in a short kilt!

Crazy about any volunteer activities?
St. Andrews Society - Highland Games Special Needs Fundraiser/Fun Runs

Any awards?
BEST of HOUZZ 2015
Notable Networker in BNI

What would it be impossible for you to give up?
Diet Coke
My Calendar
Hunting
Time with my wife and kids!

Chris Agostini, Office Administrator

Chris Agostini

What path brought you here?
BNI connection.

Best known for? Have a knack for?
Cutting out the BS!

Problem you are best at solving for clients?
Billing. I am always going to strive for accurate, any errors will be corrected promptly.

Personal passions/What do you enjoy?
Walking in the woods with my 2 boxers and whichever family member or friend I can convince to join me!

What can’t you stop talking about?
My family, my dogs, and Michigan football.

What are you doing on Sunday afternoon?
Relaxing with my husband and a cold drink under a puppy pile after a good long walk!

How long have you been doing what you do?
More than 10 years.

Crazy about any volunteer activities?
Orchard Grove’s annual “Gift Away”.

Any awards?
Only in my imagination…”I’d like to thank…”.

What would it be impossible for you to give up?
Friday’s!!