The owner, Rusty Osborn, grew up in the paint & decorating business. Rusty’s father, Chuck Osborn, was a painting and fine finish contractor in the Kittitas Valley for over 30 years. Rusty learned from his father the importance of doing a job right and working hard to achieve that goal.. Rusty, along with his wife of 30 years Debbie, purchased the Ellensburg branch from Standard Paint & Abbey Carpet on January 1, 2006. With over 35 years of experience in the industry, Rusty now owns the same store he originally worked at in 1974. Rusty has assembled a team of like-minded professionals who share his enthusiasm for the industry, while taking the best possible care of their customers. Many of the staff have worked with Rusty for 10-20 years or more.
Originally trained as an electrician, Ray changed careers and joined the Premier staff in February of 2007. Ray has grown up in the industry and has three years experience with Central Washington University. Ray will offer expert advice in selecting your paint and the best products to complete your home improvement project plus he he can match any color, guaranteed.
With more than 30 years of experience, Bill will assist you with all of your improvements projects. His extensive knowledge covers all aspects of our business while he specializes in cabinets and flooring. Ask around, and you’ll hear nothing but good things about the Bill and the projects he’s worked on.
Renee is Premier’s Interior Design extraordinaire and really drives our passion for good design and current trends. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design and a Minor in Communications, Renee not only has an eye for the entire project, she has the training to effectively communicate with the customer to guarantee their needs and wants are represented in the finished product. Kitchens are her specialty and with as much time as a family spends in their kitchen, Renee strives to provide a design that is both functional and timeless. So whether you’re building new, remodeling, or just need help finding a paint color, stop by and see Renee for help on your next project.
Mitch is part of our talented support crew working behind the scenes. As purchasing agent, Mitch reviews and researches products to best meet our customers’ needs. Mitch is also our computer hardware and software technician but still has over 20 years experience in the flooring and paint industry, so he’s happy to help customers when needed.