Just a Minute with Steven Macaione, President of Thomas A. Mason Co. Inc.

Company Address: 1501 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Milwaukee

Company Web site: www.tamason.com

Industry: Painting and floor covering

Number of employees: 100

Company’s Annual Revenues:  $12.5 million

Education: High School/MATC

Family: Wife, Kristy; son, Domenic; and daughter, Kaylee 

What was the smartest thing your company did in the past year?

“We expanded our operations into the Racine, Kenosha and Madison areas.”

What’s new at your company?

“We recently remodeled our office building, showcasing the hottest trends of colors, carpet, marble and wallcoverings.”

Do you plant to hire any additional staff or make any significant capital investments in your company in the next year?

“We do not intend on hiring any additional staff in 2009.”

What will be your company’s main  challenges in the next year?

“Our main challenge will be to find enough large projects to keep our employees busy for 2009.”

What’s the hottest trend in your industry?

“The expanding health care industry is providing major opportunities for the area contractors. Each new facility is bigger and better.”

Do you have a business mantra?

“Ask for the sale.”

From a business standpoint, who do you look up to?

“My brother. He is a brilliant businessman and a great role model.”

What was the best advice you ever received?

“Surround yourself with smart people.”

What’s the funniest thing that ever happened to you in your career?

“I went to a job walk-thru at theMilwaukee County Zoo and saw a contractor fall into the penguin pool.”

What do you like to do in your free time?

“Travel and spend time with family and friends.”

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