Our Team

Our team of dedicated professionals are experts in their fields and ensure that all of your home improvement services required in your home are completed to the highest of standards. Whether your;

  • painting the inside or outside of your home or business,
  • removing your popcorn ceiling or adding a ceiling texture,
  • protecting your concrete floors with an epoxy coating,
  • renovating your entire home or just,
  • replacing that old deck and fence or making repairs around your home…

The Harding’s Team has a licensee ready for the task.

ROB HILDITCH

ROB HILDITCH

President

Rob has spent the last 25 years developing his skills as a leader and manager in various industries. His experience brings Harding‘s various aptitudes aligned with our growth pattern. Rob’s passion for leadership, corporate culture and marketing along with his experience in construction, sales and brand development will help Harding’s progress into the leading home improvement company in Calgary and beyond.

Previous to Harding’s, Rob spent 16 years with Joey’s Franchise Group with disciplines in Operations, Real Estate Development, Construction/ Project Management, Legal and Franchise Development.

Rob is passionate about giving back to the community and has also served as a Director for the BBB Serving Southern Alberta and East Kootenay as well as a Founder with the Business For Calgary Kids, www.bfck.ca which aims aims to raise money for non-profit organizations that support local kids in need through an annual charity golf tournament.

VICKI EVANS

VICKI EVANS

Controller

Vicki joined Harding‘s originally as an Administration Assistant & Book Keeper with one of our Licensee’s. She transitioned into Controller for Harding‘s this fall and we couldn’t be happier. Vicki brings a great deal of accounting experience along with the business acumen it takes to understand our operations. She has owned and operated her own business as well as worked in operations management.

ATTILA DRASKOCZY

ATTILA DRASKOCZY

Franchise Partner: New Construction & Residential Painting

Attila has been in the Calgary house painting service since 1995 and has been a local painting contractor with Harding’s Painting since 2000. Attila is currently working with numerous Calgary homebuilders and professional contractors in the new construction market. Attila is a professional painting contractor and he offers his house painting services for interior and exterior painting in Calgary. He enjoys developing long term, trusting relationships with people who are looking for an honest Calgary painting contractor.

COREY ARSENAULT

COREY ARSENAULT

Franchise Partner: Commercial & Residential Painting

Corey and his team of commercial painters understand that to contribute to your project as a commercial painting contractor they need to minimize the disruption to your business, work to your deadlines and time constraints, work well with your other trades, and produce paint job that is serviceable and of the highest standards.

The main areas of focus for a successful commercial painting contractor are project management and people.

We look forward to working with you on your next project and to prove to you that you have found the best commercial painting team in Alberta. Please contact us anytime!

MATT WHITELEY

MATT WHITELEY

Franchise Partner: Condominiums and Epoxy Floor Systems

Matt started his painting career with Harding’s Painting in 2006. He became the Condominium Division manager in 2011. Matt is focused on developing long-term relationships with all of his clients. He and his team provide great value to both property managers and condo boards through competitive pricing, customer service, and top quality products. The work is undertaken using the best application techniques, by skilled full-time painting professionals, in a timely manner.

PETER WHITELEY

PETER WHITELEY

Franchise Partner: Exterior and Interior Repaint

Peter first wielded a paintbrush while working with his father during his late teens. Peter has been offering his house painting services in Calgary with Harding’s Painting since 2004. Peter is a residential painting contractor where he offers painting services for interior and exterior house painting as well as commercial painting.

CHRIS WHITELEY

CHRIS WHITELEY

Project Manager: Exterior and Interior Repaint

Chris Whiteley has been with Harding‘s for over a dozen years working along side his family, Matt and Peter with their Franchises. Chris is now the Project Manager and Partner with his father Peter Whiteley’s painting franchise.

MATT RACHUL

MATT RACHUL

Franchise Partner: Exterior and Interior Repaint

Matt Rachul started working with Harding’s Painting in 2006. Since that time Matt has specialized and focused on interior and exterior house painting in Calgary.
In 2013 Matt earned the Craftsmanship Award from Harding’s Services for his level of excellence, quality and customer service.
Matt prides himself on delivering a professional quality paint job every time. His attention to detail and quality of service will assure a long lasting finish.

LASZLO SZABO

LASZLO SZABO

Franchise Partner: Handyman Services

Laszlo has owned his own business since 2003, in various areas of construction, and has been focusing on the handyman side for the last several years. Laszlo worked within our Renovation Division for several years before starting his own Handyman Division. He is happy to tackle any handyman job that you can think of around your home, and takes great pride in a job well done, and making sure the customer has the most positive experience possible.

BOB GALLOWAY

BOB GALLOWAY

Franchise Partner: Harding’s Ceiling Texturing

Bob started with Harding’s in 2021 buy purchasing the Texturing Division from Roberto Morales, whom retired. Bob spent many years in the Oil & Gas industry in installations and construction. Bob brings tremendous business acumen and service standards to our texturing division. He continues to manage the same team Roberto trained to the best ceiling, drywall repair, texturing, and knockdown Texture applicators in the city. With a constant eye for excellence, Bob is a welcome manager in our texturing team.

CHRIS POLICARPO

CHRIS POLICARPO

Franchise Partner: Kelowna Painting & Handyman

Chris is a professional painter and handyman who has worked within Harding’s since 2017 as a subcontractor for Attila Draskoczy. Chris and his family reside in Kelowna, BC where his wife was born and raised on an orchard in Lake Country and returned to Kelowna and started their franchise in the Okanagan in 2019.

DANIEL DEMIS

DANIEL DEMIS

Franchise Partner: Exterior and Interior Residential Repaint

Daniel began his painting contractor career in 2012. Daniel joined Harding’s Painting in 2020 as a subcontractor for Corey Arsenault and opened his own Harding’s Franchise in Airdrie and Cochrane in 2022. .
Daniel prides himself on being a professional residential painting contractor who has a need for high quality work and long lasting relationships with his customers.

OLIVER BOSCH

OLIVER BOSCH

Franchise Partner: Renovation Division

Oliver has been in the home renovation and construction industry for many years. He spent many of them as a boutique home builder constructing in-fills and duplexes from the ground up. Oliver joined Harding’s in 2018 to manage renovations: basement developments, kitchen and bathroom renovations, drywall projects and anything else your heart desires.