Paul Bradley Cook
What name / nick name do you prefer?
When did you start with Painters?
1976 part time, 1982 full time
What is your job title?
Chief Executive Officer
What do you like most about your job?
Delivering quality jobs to our customers and providing great jobs to our employees.
What is your favorite job throughout your lifetime?
Completing a challenging project. As an example, one year we had to complete 2 very large distribution buildings in 2 weeks. We had 6 lifts, 5 sprayers and 12 men working. We hit our goals and the customer was very happy.
What makes you happy?
Working a good day, knocking off items on my list, then relaxing with friends and family
What do you like to do for fun, as a hobby, or special interest
I belong to the Jim Spivey Running Club. I love to train and race anywhere from 800 meters to marathons. It is a great way to let off steam. I like to fish when I get time. Meg and I do a little "American Picking" of our own.
Tell us something interesting or extraordinary about yourself.
I was the Jaycee International BB Gun Champion in 1971. Our Wisconsin team won the event for the third year in a row retiring the trophy. I won the sitting, kneeling, and aggregate score competitions.
Tell us something that everyone doesn't already know about you.
I was the starting center on our high school football team. I weighed more then, than I do now.