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Who We Are


Bryce Cayer

Founder, CEO & Senior Project Manager

Having worked in the painting industry since 2006, Chris and Bryce founded Unitus Painting in 2013. Long before their business partnership began, Chris and Bryce were roommates living in Victoria during university finishing their degrees in commerce.  Co-incidentally after finishing university, both of them began working in the painting industry: Bryce with a painting company and Chris with a paint manufacturer. Today they successfully run operations at Unitus Painting.

Bryce and his family currently reside in Maple Ridge, where he and his wife, Danielle, have three children:  Sidney, Autumn and baby Kasen (Bryce, Sidney and Kasen in photo). They also have a small chihuahua, Romeo,who is quite the character.

When Bryce was asked why customers choose Unitus Painting over other companies, he answered “Our customers are busy people that value their time. Due to the systems we have developed and the importance we place on delivering a positive experience our

clients feel at ease knowing that everything from the quoting stage to job completion will be done in a professional efficient manner.”



Chris Mitchell

Founder, CFO & Project Manager 

Chris has been in the painting industry since graduating from Royal Roads University in 2006. Before becoming project manager, he worked as a sales representative for a local coatings company in specifying products and resolving issues for other painting contractors.  This experience has been invaluable, having first hand experience with the products we use, and the experience with troubleshooting difficult projects.  He also manages several behind-the-scene operations, including finance and maintaining company accreditations.

Chris currently resides in Salmon Arm with his wife Ashly, son Jackson, and English bulldog, Maximus.  His passions include environmental consciousness and innovative technologies, with hopes of having an all-electric vehicle fleet in the coming years.  Through Unitus Painting, he has supported causes close to his heart, such as Autism, Pediatric Cancer, and local community youth sports teams.


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Keith Yung

Project Manager

Keith, carrying our newest Unitus team member, Ollie, while he and his wife,Nancy, create a swing on-the-go for daughter, Frankie  As a proud papa, he would be happy to fill you in on their developments and share a pic or two : ))

Keith brings to the table a unique passion and focus.  His communication and motivational skills, together with a desire to serve, make him a key team player. 

He understands the importance of a satisfied customer.



Kyle Rooney

Project Manager

Kyle started his journey in the painting industry in 2014.  He successfully managed his own College Pro Painters franchise while attending UBC-Okanagan, and earning President's Club honours.  Kyle has spent his winters backpacking in over 20 countries on five contenents.  These experiences, combined with a passion to serve make him a key player on Team Unitus.


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Tony Balazs

Project Manager

Working in Vancouver’s painting industry for the past 16 years, Tony has an extensive knowledge in coatings of all types.  As an Account Development Manager at Dulux/PPG Paints. he has built many lasting relationships with leading paint contractors.  He's adept at product recommendations, paint application/performance and colour needs.  At Unitus,

Tony looks forward to new relationships and providing second-to-none customer service.

He, his wife Julia, and daughter Zoey, can be seen out in their neighbourhood enjoying all that Vancouver's Fairview area and Granville Island has to offer.


Colin Atkinson

Project Manager

A seasoned project manager with over two decades of experience, Colin has spent the better part of his career in the painting industry.  Since obtaining his BA from the University of Victoria, he has worked with a number of leading painting companies, working collaboratively with commercial and residential clients to meet their needs in an efficient and customer-focused manner.  With a solutions-oriented approach and an easy-going demeanor, Colin is committed to the best outcomes for Unitus Painting's customers.  

Colin lives in New Westminster with his wife of nearly 20 years, Jen, his son Connor and their cat Gouda (like the cheese).  In his spare time, he is a passionate sports fan, a volunteer basketball coach, a coffee connoisseur, a voracious reader, and a world traveller.  


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Michael Powell

Client Relations

Nice day for a coffee!

A sales and marketing background from corporate America, more than 12 years in commercial painting, and a desire to conduct win/win business,allows Mike to comfortably develop and build relationships.

A passionate cyclist and wanabe drone piolot keep him occupied in beautiful BC : ))


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