Michael first started painting in 1996 in San Antonio, Texas, for George Garza Painting. He was on a crew that painted George Strait's house. In 1999 Michael moved to Colorado Springs, CO and worked as a painter. In 2000, Michael and his wife, Michelle, started their own business and have been painting ever since. Colorado Custom Painting, Inc. specializes in stain and lacquer work. This company has done several custom painting jobs to include special design work and accent walls throughout.