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

Johnny has deeply knowledgeable and extensive painting expertise and brings a wealth of expertise to our company. He will listen to your painting needs and guide you through the process of achieving your optimal paint job. In addition, he supervises and directs several crews of painters throughout the entire job, making sure to communicate with the clients through their entire project. Having been a team member at A New Leaf Painting for over 7 years, he knows his stuff! When not taking care of our clients, Johnny enjoys cooking, fishing, and spending time with his family. He makes some AWESOME boiled peanuts!

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.