Biography Mike Stone

Mike Stone

President & CEO
Certapro Painters

Mike was appointed President & CEO of CertaPro Painters® in February 2019. His career track is a great example of striving for success. Mike started working in 1999 with a Southern California franchisee as a residential sales associate. Four years later he moved to Philadelphia to join the CertaPro Painters® corporate team. Mike was instrumental in developing and then implementing our vision of "Consistently Delivering Extraordinary Experiences" and is a devoted believer of the CertaPro Painters® mission, "Providing opportunities for great people to build big, profitable painting operations that consistently grow market share through extraordinary experiences". In his most recent role of vice president, Mike helped develop and lead key programs supporting franchisee revenue growth including the CertaPro Flight Program, Local Market Cooperatives, Commercial Market Program, Skill Development Program, CertaPro University and The Path, a game-changing effort to substantially increase revenues of CertaPro Painters® independent franchisees. Mike is steeped in the CertaPro Painters® culture and enthusiastic (not unusual for a University of Iowa Hawkeye) to lead CertaPro Painters®, North America's largest and most widely recognized company for residential and commercial painting services.