Everyone at Get A Grip is passionate about customer service. We’re dedicated to bringing fresh, innovative ideas to the resurfacing industry. Whether you’re a residential or commercial customer or a potential franchisee, we’re here to serve you. Let us show you why we’re the resurfacing experts.
Sharon Dillard, CEO & Cofirstname.lastname@example.org
After working in the high-end fashion industry for many years, Sharon used her savvy and intuitive marketing skills to create and cultivate Get A Grip Resurfacing into a nationwide franchise. In 2010, New Mexico Business Weekly recognized Sharon as a Top Performing CEO for her leadership. Since then, the company has won multiple national awards such as Qualified Remodeler 500®, Entrepreneur® Franchise 500, Remodeling 550®, Top Women-Owned Businesses, and Fastest Growing Companies with Albuquerque Business First. When not working, Sharon and her husband Cub love to spend time with their family and friends. They also enjoy traveling and creating new recipes for her food blog, Eat with Gigi, as well as writing for her column Just Sayin’ for the New Mexico Apartment Association, Apartment News Magazine.
Ryan Dillard, President & Coemail@example.com
With over twenty years of resurfacing experience, Ryan has his dream job—training new technicians and franchisees with state-of-the-art techniques and products. Under their careful guidance, Ryan and Sharon have made Get A Grip one of the most sought-after resurfacing companies in the industry. With over thirty locations nationwide, Get A Grip continues to win both national and local recognition. A huge Dallas Cowboys fan, Ryan also loves traveling, soccer, and playing golf with his wife, Gina and their friends.
Austen Dillard, Vice Presidentausten@getagrip.com
Since 2000, Austen has served as Get A Grip’s Vice President, where he spearheads the company’s safety program, operates as our head color matcher, and assists with training new technicians in our local Get A Grip business in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Austen works closely with John on research & development, implementing advice and new insights on our exclusive products and techniques. When not at Get A Grip, he spends time with his daughters and plays ice hockey. Like his brother, he’s true to his roots. Austen is a huge Dallas Cowboys fan.
Cub Dillard, National Franchise Consultantcub@getagrip.com
Cub is on a mission to find hard-working individuals across the country to join the Get A Grip family! With 30+ years of experience in franchising, sales, and finance, Cub is passionate about improving Get A Grip’s proprietary products and helping each franchise achieve success. When he’s not consulting for Get A Grip, Cub loves to cook and play with his rescue dogs.
John Disque, National Technical Consultantjohn@getagrip.com
After three decades of owning and operating a specialty paint store, John decided to retire… until his passion for coatings drove him to Get A Grip! Certified as an Advanced Coatings Consultant through the Paint and Decorating Retailers Association, John knows his stuff. He leads Get A Grip’s Research & Development division and works closely with Austen on our safety program while diligently updating our SDS, inventory, and cost-control systems. He’ll tell jokes to whoever will listen.
Taylor Haguewood, Franchise Project Managertaylor@getagrip.com
Armed with a Communications degree, Taylor has years of experience assisting with project-based jobs. This made her a perfect fit for the Franchise Project Manager position, where she assists each of our franchisees with marketing and advertising as well as tackling whatever projects Sharon and Ryan throw her way. She works hard to update our FDDs, Operations Manuals, and SDS, while also ensuring Get A Grip complies with all state franchising laws. In her free time, Taylor enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends and family.
Christina Huesing, Sales Managerchristina@getagrip.com
In August of 2016, Christina made a drastic career switch, exchanging late nights and weekends in the foodservice industry for sales. She manages all residential and commercial estimates for Get A Grip, teaches and advises each franchisee on how to give accurate bids, maintains our good standing with realtors and property managers, and oversees the operation of each of our tradeshows. In her free time, Christina loves to play with her nephews and love her dogs.
Danielle Huesing, Accounts Managerdanielle@getagrip.com
Danielle joined our team in March of 2017. She previously worked for a nationwide insurance company as a customer service manager, which taught her how to handle account management, billing, and provide excellent customer service. These experiences made her a great addition to the Get A Grip family regarding collections and office management. She enjoys going on local adventures with her husband and two sons.
Paula Ellsworth, Office Assistantpaula@getagrip.com
Paula joined our team with over 13 years of HVAC administrative experience. Her expertise in customer service, scheduling, and dispatching made the transition to Get A Grip seamless. When she isn’t cheering on the New Mexico United soccer team, you can find Paula hiking or exploring the outdoors with her twin sons.
Victoria Perea, Accountantvictoria@getagrip.com
A New Mexico native, Victoria grew up exploring the mountains in Taos. She studied at the New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, NM for nursing but decided that wasn’t the career path for her. Instead, Victoria took her passion for math and ran with it. Her eye for numbers and details made her a great accounting fit for the Get A Grip family, and she works closely with Danielle on collections and invoicing. Her cheesy math jokes always bring a smile.
Albert Barela, Warehouse Manageralbert@getagrip.com
After working a variety of odd jobs, Albert joined the Get A Grip family in 2009 to pursue his passion for cabinet refinishing. He now manages the Get A Grip Corporate warehouse, where he prepares and supervises shipment of franchise orders, oversees inventory, and ensures all customer cabinets are refinished to perfection. When not at work, he enjoys going to musical events and embarrassing his son with corny magic tricks.
Mike Barela, Assistant Warehouse Managermike@getagrip.com
In 2016, Mike joined the Get A Grip family to work with his brother, Albert. As the Assistant Warehouse Manager, he spends his time filling franchise orders, maintaining a safe warehouse environment, and assisting our technicians. In his free time, Mike enjoys fishing. His most prized possession is a Big Mouth Billy Bass that sings “Take Me to the River.”
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