The Home Works Team

Mike Katounas, President

Mike grew up in Falls Church and has been in the painting business for over 20 years. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and a Master’s degree from the University of South Carolina, he moved back home to Northern Virginia in 2001. After painting for several years with his dad, Mike started Home Works Painting in 2005.

In his spare time, Mike enjoys spending as much time as he can with his wife, Jackie, and children, Kayla and Tyler. And whenever there’s an opportunity, he always loves to catch a game (live or on TV), no matter what the sport is.

Jeremy Thompson, Estimator

Jeremy is a Fairfax County native and a graduate of Fairfax High School. He has worked in the painting industry since 1995, working strictly with residential painting and drywall finishing for 19 years. Jeremy has experience working with both large and small companies, and owned his own company for 8 years.

We were excited to have him join our team in February 2015 as an Estimator. Jeremy also holds a BA in Spanish from the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Jason Krupinski, Estimator

Jason joined the Home Works Painting team as a full-time estimator in February 2017. He has been living in Prince William County since 1991, and is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson HS.  Originally studying drafting and design utilizing AutoCAD software, he made the switch to the painting industry in 2008 by joining the Sherwin Williams management training program.  He then learned the industry over the next 8+ years while managing various stores in the Northern Virginia area, along with acquiring excellent customer service skills.
Jason enjoys watching baseball games, playing on a competitive softball team and traveling whenever the opportunity arises.
Mike Sausville, Operations Manager

Mike Sausville is the Operations Manager and has been with Home Works Painting since May 2016. Mike grew up in Woodbridge, VA where his father taught him how to paint. He has worked in both commercial and residential painting for large corporations and family owned businesses.

Mike is married and he has three rescue dogs who he enjoys spending time with. Mike also likes hiking, fishing, and traveling when he has the chance.

Charlotte Wright, Office Manager

Charlotte is the Office Manager and has been with Home Works Painting since August 2015. She is in charge of all the day-to-day activities of the office and also manages payroll, social media accounts, and networking.

Charlotte is a lifelong resident of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia and is happily married with 2 young children. She enjoys all that this area has to offer and looks forward to growing her career with Home Works Painting. Charlotte has a BS in Psychology from George Mason University, but is a Hokie at heart since she transferred from Virginia Tech back in 2006.

Steve Hollister, Office Assistant

Steve is the Office Assistant and has been with Home Works Painting since February 2017. He is in charge of scheduling appointments, processing payments, and assisting Charlotte to make sure the office runs smoothly.

In his downtime, Steve prefers to be in a relaxing environment whether that be in the company of family or the company of friends out having fun. Steve also enjoys fantasy sports such as hockey, which he competitively participates in yearly. Steve also takes an interest in football and is a proud follower of the Chicago Bears since 03′

Natalie Young, Color Consultant

Natalie is our Color Consultant. She came on board with Home Works Painting in March 2016 and helps assist our customers in choosing colors for their projects. Natalie has an extensive background in Faux Painting and Real Estate which gives her a leg up in the business of choosing colors that are updated and pleasing to the eye.

Our Crews

We couldn’t deliver excellent service if we didn’t have a great team of crews to work with. Our team of skilled painters, helpers, and office staff allow us to deliver the best in painting and customer service to every customer.

At the core of our team are our Crew Leaders. These are experienced, professional painters who specialize in key painting techniques and processes. Our Crew Leaders direct the crews and follow a strict quality control processes and even stricter safety guidelines.

Whether the project involves the old, flaking paint on your exterior or removing wallpaper/repairing drywall for your interior, Home Works has the right team for the job.

If you are a painter and think you have something positive to add to the Home Works team, check our employment page and find out more about joining our team.

Awards and Recognition