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Abigail Tarpley – Project Assistant

Mark Walesby, Estimator
Mark is a Seattle native, he has been estimating with Fawcett since 1993, and has seen it all. Mark is a seasoned estimator, with extensive knowledge and sales ability. When he's not bringing in the jobs, Mark enjoys golfing, skiing, and flipping used cars.

Matt Orse – Vice President, Senior Project Manager

Born and raised in Burien, Matt has spent many years in the Pacific Northwest. He started with Fawcett Painting in 1981 and, through constant dedication and a persistent commitment to excellence, worked through the ranks up to his current position of Vice-President. Matt brings his positive attitude to every project, as well as his extensive product and application knowledge, to ensure professional results every time. Outside of work, Matt enjoys all things outdoors, including hiking, biking, skiing, snow shoeing, and disc golf. 


Michael Davis – Treasurer, Estimator

Mike is originally from Detroit, though he relocated to Seattle at the young age of 19, and ended up staring with Fawcett Painting in 1998. Mike manages the finances here at Fawcett, making sure everything is on the level, and also handles a lot of day to day office coordination. Away from work, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities, and is always up for new adventures.  

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Josh Orse – Shop Worker

Tim Brickell – Bookkeeper, IT

Having spent nearly six years running Fawcett's workshop/delivery system, and showing steadfast dedication therein, Tim has recently been moved into the office and transferred to the position of bookkeeper. From this new position, he intends to continue his commitment to consistent attendance and performance quality. In his leisure time, Tim enjoys golf, strategic and tactical gaming, and the study of history.

Dave Fawcett – President, Estimator

Dave started Fawcett Painting out of his garage in the early 70's. After first opening the doors he did it all...painting, estimating, billings, payroll, etc. Since incorporating in 1981, Fawcett Painting now has a dedicated office staff and over 50 employees. Dave's devotion and perseverance over the years has made Fawcett Painting what it is today, and he continues to inspire others with his simple creed: always improving, never stagnating.  When not in the office, Dave enjoys golfing and vacationing, recently favoring trips to Arizona.

Billy Pennock, Project Manager
Hailing originally from Auburn, William Pennock Jr., known as Billy, has long been part of the Fawcett Painting team. Starting his career as a shop worker, Billy upgraded to field painter, where he excelled to the point of becoming a favored site lead. After years of quality performance, Billy was brought into the office to become the newest Project Manager, where he continues to bring a hardworking demeanor to daily activities. While he enjoys spending time with his family, typically in the outdoors or following a sporting event, Billy is never long away from his fellow employees, with whom he has established a hefty dose of camaraderie.


John Schneider – Shop Worker, Driver

Rich Palmer – Project Manager

Tom Best, ​Senior Project Manager
Originally from Kent, Tom started with Fawcett in 1981. Through his hard work and dedication he moved to Project Manager in 2004. Tom is known for being "The Man" and manages some of the largest projects here at Fawcett Painting, including the notable Bravern Signature Residences Building in Bellevue. When not working, Tom enjoys playing golf, racing anything with wheels, and riding his motorcycle.

Mission Statement

To achieve the highest level of quality workmanship
through a dedicated team of field and office professionals
who create a positive, productive, and safe atmosphere and attitude. 

Letty Morales – Project Engineer, Specialty Task Force


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