Staff

Scott Houlihan

Scott is the proud owner of Wilmot ‘s Decorating Centers. He joined his father’s company in 1992 and has been transforming it into a state of the art paint and decorating store ever since.

Scott is passionate about the growth of Wilmot’s, having opened the New Bedford location in 2017. When Scott is not working (never!), he enjoys traveling with his family and playing golf.

Kevin Mach, Wilmots Design Center, New Bedford, Middleboro, MA

Kevin Mach

Kevin grew up in Fairhaven Ma. and joined our team in the early part of 2016. He brings with him a long history in the retail paint business having his start with Carl’s Paint and Wallpaper back in the late 70’s. Along the way, Kevin has had significant tenures with Builders Square as an Assistant Store Manager, Beacon Lumber as Store Manager, and most recently a ten year stint with Mahoney’s Building Supply as their Retail / Operations Manager.
In his off time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his growing family...Grand kids! Good food, live music, Boston Sports, and brewing beer with his best friend round out his passionate life.

Lisa Kuliga, Wilmot's Design Center

Lisa Kuliga

Lisa is a recent addition to the Wilmot’s family bringing her own personal style and abilities to help with color. Her background in hardscape design makes her an expert in exterior color choices and has helped her transition to a modern interior design assistant. Her previous experiences decorating her own home as well as many family members has given her the know-how to guide our customers in the right direction.

Lisa has two active young sons Kade and Reid who participate in school sports and she enjoys their competitions along with her husband Pete.

Vicki Fleetwood, Wilmots Design Center

Vicki Fleetwood

Vicki brings entrepreneurial spirit to Wilmot’s Decorating Center. Previously owning her own interior decorating company, a Stanley Steemer Carpet Cleaning franchise and a promotional marketing business, her knowledge of color and design as well as products and materials makes her a great addition to the Wilmot’s team. Years of experience providing color and wallpaper suggestions to her many clients, enables her to do in-house consults as well as home visits for our customers. She has a knack for finding just the right solution.

Vicki enjoys using our Chalkworthy brand of chalk paint repurposing furniture and decorating her own home with wallpaper. She enjoys spending time with her husband Rick, two sons Jesse and Kyle and a new grandson, Blake.

 

Tom Irving

Tom has been involved in retail for 50 years now. A handyman that designed and built his own house on Nantucket, he has spent the last 20 years in the paint business, the last 15 at Wilmot’s assisting customers and helping to manage the store. Tom has the knowledge and experience to help you with your home project.

When not working, Tom pursues his passion of music, performing and promoting music in our area.

Veronica Studer, Wilmots Design Center

Veronica Studer

Veronica began her career in the paint industry right out of high school at a local hardware store before joining the staff at Wilmot’s in 2017. Being raised in Lakeville, she has strong roots in the local community. Veronica has always had an interest in color and design, utilizing her talents in her artwork and furniture refinishing. She is currently studying online at the New York Institute of Art and Design to become a certified interior designer.

Ryan Barker, Wilmots Design Center

Ryan Barker

Ryan is one of the newer members of the Wilmot’s family and came on board as Store Manager of their most recent location, Wilmot’s Decorating Center of New Bedford. Having grown up in the South Coast, Ryan is right at home servicing the Greater New Bedford area and has established a great rapport with the local painters, contractors and home owners as well. Ryan has 18 years of experience in the paint industry having previously worked at Home Depot in Dartmouth and as Store Manager of Beacon Paint & Hardware for 14years. His work experience along with being the perpetual DIY guy have given him a vast knowledge of products and methods which make him a great resource for anyone tackling a project in their own home or business.
In his spare time Ryan enjoys the outdoors, woodworking and tinkering but most of all he enjoys spending time with his wife Joanna and two girls Gaby and Maya.

Amy Pereira,Wilmot's Decorating Center, New Bedford, Middleboro, MA for all your home design needs.

amy pereira

Amy has been in the Wilmot’s office for the past 13 years. She started out as our part-time bookkeeper and evolved the position to full time as Wilmot’s continued to grow. Amy worked as a credit analyst for a wholesale lumber company and as an office manager for a marine engine manufacturer. Amy enjoys escaping her office every now and then for a quick delivery and to chat with our customers.

ryan adelman

Ryan has worked at Wilmot’s Decorating Center in the Middleboro location for over one year. Ryan is also a full-time student at Curry College in Plymouth studying the Business Program. Ryan has been an excellent addition to the Wilmot’s team learning the paint business rather quickly and efficiently. He wears many hats providing excellent customer service as well as managing the warehouse.

Ryan enjoys skateboarding and spending time with his family especially with his girl friend Skyla and toddler son Greyson.

 

sue benjamin

Sue has studied Art and Visual Design in college, and has been choosing paint and wallpaper for her clients, friends and family for over 40 years. Spending the last 15 at Wilmot’s Decorating Center, she is the senior color specialist on the staff. Her knowledge of the Wallpaper Library, gives her the edge when picking patterns for her customers. When doing her color consults, Sue can help with all things decorating, including furniture placement, hanging artwork, carpet selection and accessories. Having renovated three historic homes, working on the fourth , Sue loves to change looks, update vintage to more modern, and says you always need that “ Pop of Color”!
Sue loves art, antiques, champagne, and especially travelling to Europe with her hubby Dave. She has three children, Matt, Sarah, and Zachary, who all share in her artistic pursuits.