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“We’re an emerging franchise company, the first and only high-end paint company.” 


-Nick Lopez


Nick Lopez remembers his college days with Stone Payton and Lee Cantor as he walks us through his transition from a wrestler to a young entrepreneur in the midst of the Great Recession. Credit card debt loomed so he traded his wrestling shoes in for a ladder and a couple old buckets of paint! 

Soon he dominated the East Lansing market with his first painting company, Spartan College Painters. Back home in Denver the industry for high-end renovations were booming so it didn’t take long after college to scale the LIME Painting model to a franchise. Hear the full story below: 

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