Our Team

Robert F. Wilder
President/ Owner

Bob has over 35 years experience in the painting industry.  He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business.  He takes pride in working closely with his management team ensuring that they are successful in meeting their objectives.

Bob’s career began as a painter at a young age working with his father and learning the industry.  He has always been focused on exceeding expectations and maintaining positive relationships with all of his clients and associates. The customer has always come first for Bob and he has built his business around this concept.  In addition to working on business development, he is constantly working with his team ensuring that customer needs are being met.


Ron PagliucaRon Pagliuca
Vice President/Operations Manager

Ron manages the daily operations of the business. His responsibilities include estimating, project management, sales and marketing.  He grew up in the industry spending summers as a boy painting for Wilder.  He then served as a foreman managing crews in the field.

Ron earned a BA in Communications from the University of Scranton. He has a strong customer service and management background from working at such companies as The Gillette Company, American Honda and Marriott Hotels.


Eduardo VasquezEduardo Vasquez
Senior Project Manager

Ed has been with Wilder for 20 years. Prior to becoming a project manager, he spent several years as a painter and eventually a foreman gaining valuable experience in the field.  Currently Ed is responsible for managing some of Wilder’s larger clients such as Boston University. Ed has his Massachusetts Builders License.



Nikko Beck
Project Manager

Nikko joined the Wilder team in November of 2017. He brings a competitive spirit, ambition, and solid communication skills. Nikko earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Bridgewater State University. He spent nearly a decade working for the Sherwin Williams Company as a store manager and is very knowledgeable in the paint and coatings industry. Nikko is committed to providing exceptional customer service while ensuring the project is completed correctly the first time.  He has a high degree of creativity, passion for art and design, and is always in tune with fashion and trends.


Helen Shruhan
Office Manager

Helen Shruhan joined Wilder Painting Contractors, Inc. in November 2017 to offer administrative support to the management team.  She brings a strong administrative background combined with energy and positive attitude.  Helen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Suffolk University and has over 20 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant.  Prior to coming to Wilder Painting, she worked as a Marketing Coordinator for a medical device company. 

Helen is an avid, amateur chef and baker.  Her greatest joy, though, is her family which consists of her husband, two step-sons and her beloved grandson.


Michelle Frantz

Michelle joined Wilder Painting Contractors, Inc. in November 2018 as the Controller.  In this position, she is responsible for the accounting department.  She has 25+ years’ experience as an independent bookkeeper and has owned 2 businesses of her own.



Andrea Griffin Holmes
Administrative Assistant

Andrea Griffin Holmes joined Wilder Painting Contractors, Inc. in November 2018 to offer administrative support to the management team. She brings a strong work ethic and attention to detail to everything she touches. Andrea earned two degrees from Suffolk University.

She came to Wilder Painting Contractors, Inc. with over 20 years of extensive volunteer and teaching experience within the Braintree Public School system.

Andrea’s priority has always been her family which consists of her husband and four children. 
Some of her passions include traveling extensively, reading and relaxing at her family cottage on Cape Cod..