Team of Experts

The Finishing Solutions Team is here to help you find the best contractor for your project. We work to connect our clients to experienced professionals.

Russell Sexton
Steve Kulovits

photo (5)Russell Sexton, Vice President, Business Development linkedin

A graduate of the Florida State University, Russell has worked for some of the largest names in construction, including Mohawk Industries, Mannington Mills, and Armstrong World Industries.

Russell has over 30 years of calling on General Contractors, Sub Contractors, Retailers, and End users solving problems and project management. His experience includes working for major manufacturers implementing new product strategies, helping with installation concerns, working on job sites, and in board rooms helping end users understand the construction industry and merging reality with expectations.

Russell has been representing the Finishing Solutions Network for over a year in the Southeast and Southwest regions with some key accounts in the Northeast. Russell can be reached via email at:

stevekSteve Kulovits, Director of Business Development linkedin

Steve joins the FSN team with almost 12 years of experience in, and knowledge of, the painting and coatings trade. Before joining the Finishing Solutions Network, Steve held a number of positions within the Sherwin Williams Company. Most recently, he held the position of District Sales Manager, primarily responsible for coaching, training, and managing a team of 13 Professional Coatings Sales Representatives for the Greater-Chicago market. Steve brings a unique understanding of the paint and construction industry to the North-Central Illinois region. He has worked closely with painters, drywallers, general contractors, property managers, and building owners, providing each with coatings solutions for a variety of projects. Throughout his years in the industry, he has built a strong network of finishing contractors who can complete any job.

Steve received his Bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University in December of 2002, where he majored in Marketing with a Sales emphasis. Steve and his family reside in the Chicagoland area; he will be representing the Finishing Solutions Network in North-Central Illinois.

To contact Steve, please email him at


Jason Parr, Business Development Coordinator

Location: 8700 Memorial Drive, Plain City, OH 43064
Phone: (800) 704-2079


Dan Manuel, Business Development Coordinator

Location: 8700 Memorial Drive, Plain City, OH 43064
Phone: (800) 704-2079

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