Greg Owens is the Owner of McCarthy Painting, a company that specializes in serving commercial and residential spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area. McCarthy Painting was founded in 1969 and has since worked with influential companies like Google, Autodesk, FirstBank, Abercrombie & Fitch, SPIN, FICO, and many more. Greg is also the Host of Watching Paint Dry, a podcast that features top facility managers, property managers, and property owners to discuss the challenges and opportunities of managing and beautifying their real estate.
As podcast hosts, Greg Owens and Chad Gill have interviewed some of the leading experts in the facilities management and general contracting industries — and beyond. How are they applying this expert knowledge to their businesses, and what do they envision for the future?
One of the main lessons both Greg and Chad have learned from their podcast interviews is the ever-increasing value of content and technology. In his concrete company, Chad has started using video content to set client expectations. In his painting company, Greg values on-the-job photos that present clients with crucial details. Looking toward the future, Chad and Greg hope to see more innovative software, gadgets, and content that will make service jobs easier, safer, and more efficient.
In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill and Greg Owens, the Owner of McCarthy Painting, continue their conversation on leadership within the facilities management and general contracting industries. They share the lessons they’ve learned from podcast guests, best practices for servicing clients, and how technological developments are bringing opportunities into their spaces.
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