Our Team

Sales Associates

Russ Hazlewood

Russ Hazelwood - commercial estimator/project manager He specializes in medical facilities, industrial, and retail shopping centers. He has 14 years experience in the painting industry. He was born and raised in Fayetteville, Georgia. Russ comments, “ At Burke Painting, we have a strong sense of competence, pride, high morale, and a clear team vision.” Russ enjoys fishing, golfing, and hanging out with family, his son Braxton and his bulldog “Odie."



Mark SchulzMark Schulz - General Manager. He was born in Decatur, Georgia, and grew up in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He received a B.A. in Biblical Theology from Moody Bible Institute and worked in retail banking while living in Chicago for five years; and he also lived in Africa for six months. He has a wife, Summer, and two daughters, Allison and Ava. His goal is to continue to meet and exceed his customers’ expectations.



Mitch Leaptrot

Mitch Leaptrot - estimator/project manager.

Mitch Leaptrot was born Griffin, GA and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Troy University in Business Management. He now lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife Blake, son Cade, and two dogs Lucy and Lucas. Mitch has become an industry leader in healthcare and industrial facilities coatings. Mitch takes a personal approach to his work and enjoys the relationships he has developed over the past 10 years. In his spare time, Mitch enjoys traveling with family, cheering on the hometown sports franchises and just being positive!



Tad Darden

Tad Darden - estimator/project manager. Tad is from Richmond, VA and received a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College in Economics and a M.S. degree from the University of Georgia in Sports Management. Tad has lived in the Buckhead area since graduating from UGA, and is an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Braves. He enjoys playing golf, going to sporting events, and cooking out with friends. His goal is to provide a high level of service to his customers on a daily basis, in addition to exceeding his own personal and professional expectations.