About us




My painting career began as an apprentice during my freshman year in high school at Traverse City St. Francis. I worked under a Master Painter through my high school years and when I went off to college I created my own painting company to pay for my education.

After graduating from Central Michigan University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, I spent five years working for a large corporation as an account executive.

In the year 2000 my brother Scott and I formed Brady Specialty Coatings, a company that focused on refinishing bathtubs, kitchen counter tops, and kitchen cabinets with acrylic urethane coatings. Through my experience with Brady Specialty Coatings, I gained a tremendous amount of expertise working with all different types of coatings. I also developed professional skills with spraying applications.

The painting experience that I had gained through high school and college provided a foundation upon which Dan Brady Painting & Wood Restoration was born. We not only had the ability to refinish kitchens and baths, but we could also handle all of our clients' painting needs.

Dan Brady Painting & Wood Restoration formed in 2002. Since that day, we have been focusing all of our efforts on meeting the demands of our residential and commercial clients throughout the Grand Traverse Region. Rest assured you will find that we have the capabilities to take care of any of your painting and staining needs.

We are looking forward to putting our high quality craftsmanship to work for you.

Have a GREAT day!!! -DB

EPA Lead Certified

All Dan Brady Painting pros are trained and certified, as required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to handle lead paint. We follow all local, state, and federal regulations, and incorporate work practices that protect you, your property, and our team, too.


The Dan Brady team uses all of the latest equipment in our prepping and application techniques.  

Education & New Technology

Dan attends trade shows and conventions, both regionally and nationally, to ensure he's on the cutting edge of all new equipment and technology. This continuing education provides Dan Brady pros with the best prepping and application techniques, leaving customers with high quality, long lasting results.