About Us

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About Us 2019-07-27T10:44:41-04:00
Ron Trout
Ron TroutSales Manager
Ron has 30 years of paint industry experience, including store management, operations, technical sales and sales management. He has a hands-on old fashioned approach and philosophy to outservice the competition. Ron can be found on a industrial, commercial or residential job assisting clients with technical, problem solving and specification needs.

Phone: 443-865-4913
Email: ron@budekes.com

Kevin Mowery
Kevin MoweryTechnical Representative
Kevin started out in the painting industry tinting and mixing paint at a local hardware store at age 15. Now, with over 18 years experience he has held positions ranging from store manager, sales representative and technical representative to name a few. He is a reliable source for his customers in guiding them through difficult project specifications, problem solving and helping their businesses save time and money. Call him today for a price quote, submittal assistance or technical advice.

Phone: 443-690-2368
Email: kevin@budekes.com

Marlene Brown
Marlene BrownTechnical Representative
Marlene has over 30 years of paint industry experience and provides outstanding support and expertise to our clients. In addition to providing architectural, industrial and lacquer products from Benjamin Moore and other quality manufacturers, Marlene has experience with specification writing & submittal services. She looks forward to learning about your specific needs, and will work hard to exceed your expectations. Call her today!

Phone: 443-690-7931
Email: Marlene@budekes.com

Susan Perrotta
Susan Perrotta Decorator
Susan is a color consultant and artist. Her work has been utilized for murals, wall finishes, show houses and printed material. She has instructed painting classes and workshops from the beginner to college level. She is a graduate of The Maryland Institute College of Art. Susan has been doing home consultations for us for over 8 years.

Take a look at the interview, If These Walls Could Talk with Susan Perrotta in the Baltimore Business Journal!

Phone: 410-292-1126

Linda McIvor
Linda McIvorDecorator
Linda is the Customs Department Manager and has been with Budeke’s for over 12 years. She has 30 years of industry experience, and is an expert at coordinating paint colors, fabrics, window treatments and wall coverings from our vast resources. Linda is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology. Let Linda help you with your next project!

Sales Team

our sales team has over 100 years of combined service in the paint & coatings industry and help clients everyday with:

  • Technical assistance & specification writing
  • Special pricing for large jobs
  • Coatings failure analysis
  • Contractor referrals


Get in touch with us for an in-home color consultation; we also offer services for custom drapery and furnishings for your home. In-home consultations are $85 for the first hour.