Merit Professional Coatings promotes Russ Arnold, hires Sam Colston

MT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA  – Merit Professional Coatings, commercial painting contractors of the Carolinas, has named Russ Arnold as Project Manager and hired Sam Colston as Operations Manager in their Charleston office.

“Russ has been a key part of our success from the beginning and we are thrilled to transition him into the Project Manager position. We are equally excited to announce the hire of Sam Colston as Operations Manager as we continue to grow as a company. With Russ & Sam leading us in the field and with our projects, I know we are in good hands to continue to meet the needs of the growing Charleston market,” said Scott McCormack, Managing Member of Merit.

Russ is a graduate of the University of Georgia and has a vast background in the commercial construction industry. Sam brings with him over 25 years of experience in the commercial painting industry.

Merit Professional Coatings is a commercial painting company located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina with offices in Tampa, Jacksonville, Houston & Boise. Merit was founded in 1994 on a commitment to do whatever it takes to exceed customer expectations. Merit has been recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors for outstanding commitment to safety in quality.