About Queen Anne Painting & Carpentry
Entrepreneurs and life partners Rita McGee and Doug Wold are the owners of Queen Anne Painting & Carpentry. Rita manages the internal operations team and Doug, as CEO, provides the vision and overall direction for the company. He also leads the sales and marketing efforts along with overseeing the project management teams.
Rita and Doug are passionate about building relationships with their residential and commercial painting and carpentry customers based on professionalism, trust, reliability and satisfaction. From office staff and project managers, to painters and carpenters, their talented team of experts work collaboratively with every client to plan and execute high quality painting and carpentry projects that are completed on time and within budget. These teams complete more than 600 projects a year with more than half of the business coming from returning customers. Whether the client resides in a single-family home in Magnolia or in a downtown condominium, Queen Anne Painting & Carpentry provides a personalized experience by creating beautiful living spaces inside and out, that the client can enjoy for years to come.
Doug, a Salem, Oregon native was part of the inaugural class at The Evergreen State College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science. Doug began his career working in Washington State politics and after almost a decade of community organizing and running campaigns in Seattle, he launched Queen Anne Painting as a part-time business out of his home with two friends from college. Today, the business has more than 50 full-time employees, with additional employees hired during the summer months.
Rita, a Redondo Beach, California native, received her undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of Washington and a J.D. from the Seattle University School of Law. She owned a family law practice before joining Doug at Queen Anne Painting & Carpentry in 2002. When they take a break from running the business, Rita and Doug are traveling to faraway places for kayaking, river rafting and hiking excursions. Doug is also an avid skier. They enjoy spending time with their daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons who live close-by in Seattle, along with their son, a singer-songwriter who resides in Los Angeles.