OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

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WILL TUTTON

Will began working with Southeast Painters while still in high school. After receiving his BS in Business Management from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, he came on full-time with the company. Over the past seventeen years, he has held several positions including Painter, Estimator, Project Manager, Vice-President & General Manager. He truly has grown up in the business and this provides him with a unique perspective on our daily operations.

Originally from Chickamauga, Georgia, Will now lives in Chattanooga with his wife and daughter and soon to be second daughter! In his spare time, he serves as chairman of BLOC (AGC) CSI and enjoys golf, hunting, and spending time with his family.

CHAD PRICE

Operations Manager

Chad has been with us for over 12 years now. He has served in several positions over the years and now he serves as our Operations Manager.

 

Chad and his wife Ashley are the proud parents of son Caseton, age five, Caisley “my only princess”, age three, and finally their son Cabe, age one. 

 

Hobbies? His three kids are his after-hours hobby. He and the family love all things outdoors.

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TROY BALLARD

Estimator/Project Manager

Troy has been an Estimator/Project Manager with Southeast Painters for the last 14 years. He first started doing carpentry work with his grandfather and painting with his dad at the age of 10. He loved the construction industry.

He studied accounting at West Georgia College, then attended Northwestern Tech where he studied Drafting and Architectural Drawings. He began his career as a Coatings and Architectural Rep for paint companies for 11 years and then worked with Lowe's as an Administrative Manager & District Operations Assistant for 10 years.

Originally from Rossville, Georgia, Troy and his wife Stephanie now live in Huntsville, Alabama. He’s the proud father of 4 along with 5 granddaughters! He and his wife attend Willowbrook Baptist Church and he is a Coach/Volunteer for JH Outback, a Christian retreat building lasting relationships between spouses or parents and kids.

In his spare time, Troy is an avid cyclist and wannabe triathlete. He is a volunteer coach for Fleet Feet's Running and Triathlon Training Programs. He enjoys cooking and entertaining friends and family. He loves anything to do with work around the house …building furniture, remodeling, and landscaping.

MICHAEL HIXSON

Estimator

Michael has been with the company for eleven years now. He began as a Painter, worked his way up to a Foreman position and now serves as our Estimator.

 

Michael, along with his wife Chelsea and daughters Hollis and Ella live on Lookout Mountain. They camp a lot on weekends, watch the Dawgs and love spending the day on the water.