Our Team

Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake started “A New Leaf Painting” out of a personal passion for painting and the satisfaction that comes from helping clients achieve the look and feel they desire for their home or office space. His current role is largely focused on business development, estimating projects, maintaining and improving our customer service, overseeing safety procedures, and the day-to-day operation of the company. He is also dedicated to providing the best customer experience by hiring, training, and retaining quality employees.

Johnny Elkins

Johnny Elkins

Deeply knowledgeable and thoroughly experienced, Johnny brings a wealth of expertise to our company. With more than three decades in the painting industry, Johhny has filled every kind of position, from apprentice to crew leader to business owner! Now he is working with our team so that our clients can benefit from his skills and knowledge. When not working, Johnny enjoys cooking, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Jake Phillps

Jake Phillps

Jake’s upbeat personality and incredible skills make him an ideal crew leader. With more than three decades in the painting industry, Jake has filled every kind of position, from apprentice to crew leader to business owner! Since joining us in 2016, he has proven his dedication to assisting his crew in every way necessary, and his willingness to go the extra mile in an effort to make sure our customers are happy. When he is not transforming properties, he is most likely riding his Harley Davidson, fishing or spending time with his family.

Robert Garrard

Robert Garrard

Robert has been a valuable addition to the office staff. If you have called our office to schedule an appointment, you’ve probably spoken with him. In addition to being a friendly voice on the phone, he also oversees the paperwork involved with production, marketing, accounting and IT solutions.

Fred Simpson

Fred Simpson

Coming back to A New Leaf Painting in 2013, Fred and Thomas Drake have a long-standing relationship that extends over the past 20 years. Fred also has over two decades of experience in the painting trade. He even owned his own painting company, and this has outfitted him with a huge amount of knowledge and expertise that he contributes to our team every day. Fred has a passion for building lasting relationships and feels it is important for customers to always be able to put a face with the A New Leaf Painting name.