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Our Staff

Cynthia McCollum - Owner

Thirty years of experience in the decorative painting industry. Hands-on finisher with emphasis on paint-based glazes. Experience also in wood finishing, metal leaf application and Venetian plaster.

Lee Grimsbo - Product / Technical Support 

While involved in studio production work in the early 90's, Lee Grimsbo began working part time at N.Y. Central Art Supply. Soon he had the privilege of working closely with companies like Golden Artist Colors, T.J. Ronant Paint Corp. and Sepp Leaf Products. For the next 20 years he was active in helping N.Y. Central customers with tech support and product research, especially in the areas of gilding, and specialty finishes. With the closing of N.Y. Centrals 100+ years, Lee moved to McCollum Interiors where he happily finds himself working with many of the same contractors and artists he has worked with in previous years.

Abraham First-Quao - Sales & Customer Support

Abraham’s computer programming background helps him manage the technical aspects of purchasing, sales and fulfillment. His experience as a private tutor has equipped him to work with people and groups of all ages and backgrounds to achieve their goals. He and the rest of the McCollum Interiors Customer Service Department work hard to ensure every customer's experience is pleasant and easy.

Ralgy Cepeda - Shipping Manager 

Ralgy has been on the McCollum staff since early 2017. Exemplary sales work and product familiarity has seen him promoted on multiple occasions over his relatively brief tenure. Ralgy manages the shipping department, ensuring that every order is packed safely, securely, quickly, and accurately.