About Southern Painting

Southern Painting is quite simply the painting company in Austin you can trust. With over 100,000 homes painted throughout the Southern Painting family, you can easily see we have the experience to tackle even the toughest painting jobs, both residential and commercial. Even more important than our experience is the fact that we live here – were are local Austinites, and that means we are accountable. If you ever have an issue we are here to visit your project, overcome any challenges, and make sure you are happy with our service every time.

Our Team

Rob Ellis

Rob Ellis joined Southern Painting in 2001 and quickly earned the position as Owner/Operator of the Austin Division. Under Rob’s supervision, the Austin division has become known as a leader in the industry, setting standards in workmanship and customer service.

Rob married his wife, Lana, in 1985 and credits her for his ability to achieve his noted success and for the confidence to own a business. Rob acknowledges his education for understanding finances and the aptitude to operate a business.

Rob has been instrumental in forming and developing other businesses and currently provides consulting to several companies across the State of Texas. Rob is dedicated to service and endeavors to exceed industry standards in satisfying customers.

Tim McCormick

Tim McCormick

After being a Southern Painting customer for twenty years, Tim joined our team as a Sales Manager for Austin Central. He was always impressed with the high level of service he received and has used that experience to keep the momentum going with his customers. Tim knows using premium products and the best application processes are the norm at Southern Painting and that’s what keeps customers coming back.

Tim and his wife, Annette, have been married for 32 years. They have proudly raised 3 daughters and a son, all of whom are heading into professional careers of their own. In his spare time, Tim enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family at the lake.

Mark Hollingsworth

Mark Hollingsworth

Mark is a Sales Manager for Austin North.  He works closely with customers from the estimate to the final walk-through to ensure their painting project runs smoothly and the quality of work exceeds their expectations.  His focus on customer service is evident in his moto: “The job isn’t done until the customer is happy”.

Mark is a graduate of Concordia University with a degree in Business Management.  Prior to joining Southern Painting, he was self-employed in the sales industry for 25 years.  Mark and his wife are long- time residents of Round Rock, Texas.  They have 3 wonderful kids and their favorite hobby is to travel.

Our Services

We offer a variety of home services at Southern Painting, including painting and well beyond:

Interior Painting

  • Paint walls, ceilings, trim, doors
  • Wallpaper removal, float and texture
  • Drywall repair, float and texture
  • Removal of popcorn ceilings, float and texture
  • Custom wall textures
  • Stain-to-paint cabinets

Exterior Painting

  • Paint trim and siding
  • General home repairs
  • Refinish wood doors

Custom Painting & Finishes

  • Color-match fabrics
  • Faux painting or glazed finishes
  • Paint to simulate wallpaper
  • Multi-toned walls

Drywall, Trim & Repair Services

  • Installing new drywall
  • Install doors
  • Trim carpentry work

Painting Wrought Iron Fencing

  • Rust remediation
  • Rust inhibiting primer
  • Painting fencing with enamel top-coat

Concrete Floor Coatings

  • Garage floor epoxy coatings
  • Concreate deck and patio coatings

Deck & Fence Staining

  • Clean and rejuvenate wood
  • Surface sanding of decks and railing caps only
  • Deck staining