About HTI Painting

Our Services

We perform services for a wide range of commercial projects from minor repairs to major remodels to ground up-new construction. Our Service area includes Kansas and the surrounding states. There is no project too big or too small. We work on a variety of projects that include schools, churches, hospitals, retail space, restaurants, hospitality, office space, and multi-family housing.

Meet the HTI Painting Team

Jeff Vanderhoof

Jeff Vanderhoof

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Vanderhoof became Chief Executive Officer of HTI Painting in 2018.  As CEO, Jeff coordinates with the HTI Painting team to manage all aspects of the company from estimating to project management to the behind the scenes operations.  Jeff began his career in construction during college where he worked on residential renovation projects.  He learned planning, teamwork and attention to detail which led him to pursue a degree in Construction Science and Management at Kansas State University.  Jeff graduated in 2008 and worked as an estimator/project manager for a local specialty contractor before joining the HTI Family.  Jeff brings over a decade of construction experience to HTI Painting.

Erik Merhoff

Erik Merfhoff

General Manager

Erik Merhoff has been with HTI Painting since 2015.  As General Manager, Erik works closely with the estimating team, project managers and field staff to make sure projects are well executed from conception to completion.  Starting as an estimator, Erik has been involved with various aspects of the business including project engineering, project management and field oversight.  Erik brings a wealth of technical knowledge to the HTI Painting team.

Erin Ortega

Erin Ortega

Production Manager

Erin Ortega has been with HTI Painting since 2016.  Erin started as a Foreman before becoming Production Manager in 2018.  As Production Manager, Erin works with the field employees to ensure HTI Painting delivers a quality project on schedule.  Erin started in construction right out of school working on a variety of construction projects including demolition, framing, hanging, finishing, texturing and painting.  Having been involved with several different aspects of construction, Erin knows how the projects go together and what it takes to deliver a quality job.  Erin brings over 20 years of field experience to HTI Painting.

Luke Wehmeier

Luke Wehmeier

Estimator

Luke Wehmeier has been with HTI Painting since 2016.  Luke started his construction career in concrete before joining the HTI Family in 2012.  Luke worked his way up the ladder to a Field Supervisor for HTI Painting before transitioning to Estimator in 2018.  Having worked on multiple phases of construction, Luke understands how projects are built from form-work to finishes.  With over a decade of construction experience, Luke has a broad understanding of the full scope of a project.

Zach Batson

Zach Batson

Estimator

Zach started as an Estimator with HTI Painting in 2017.  Zach has a passion for all aspects of construction which led him to pursue a degree from Kansas State University in Construction Science and Management.  Since graduating in 2008, Zach has worked as a project manager for a drywall and framing contractor, field engineer for a general contractor and an owner/operator for his own carpentry business.  Along with his passion for construction, Zach is a part-time worship pastor at Journey Mennonite Church in McPherson, KS where he also uses his skills as a musician to lead an Arts After School Program for middle school students. 

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