UFCP Client Requests

Calgary: 403.290.1384

Edmonton: 780.431.1235

Halifax: 902.455.4448

Vancouver: 604.326.5601

Victoria: 250.388.0832

All other cities: 1.800.406.0014

Phone Numbers

Toll Free: 1.800.406.0014

Local: 1.902.455.4448

Fax Toll Free: 1.888.724.6888

Fax Local: 1.902.422.7742

Email Address

General Inquiries: info@ufcp.ca

Estimate requests: estimates@ufcp.ca

Guarantee inquiries gaurantee@ufcp.ca

Head Office

3667 Strawberry Hill Street, Suite 101
Halifax, NS
B3K 5A8

Manager Profiles

Check out some of our 2021 managers below! Click to see details.

Austin Quinn - Riverview / Dieppe, NB


Austin Quinn

School: Acadia University
Area of Study: Finance
Years as Franchise Manager: 3
Quote: University First Class Painters has given me work experience that is unparalleled to any job opportunity throughout my education. Offering a unique and rare opportunity to gain the vital skills that are needed in business.

Avery Birch - Halifax South, NS


Avery Birch

School: Dalhousie University
Area of Study: Commerce
Years as Franchise Manager: 5
Quote: My experience at UFCP has been nothing short of amazing. The skills, attitude, and professional experience I have gained are unparalleled from any other opportunity available as a student. Running your own business is never easy, but UFCP shortens that learning curve to a single, high achieving, summer. I would recommend this opportunity to anyone looking for more out of their degree.

Jarod Newcombe - Annapolis Valley, NS


Jarod Newcombe

School: Acadia University
Area of Study: Business
Years as Franchise Manager: 2
Quote: I have been thrilled with my experience with UFCP. I was challenged regularly, and able to learn a lot from my 2 years as a manager. Being back in the classroom I am able to relate the theory I’m learning today to the practical experience of running my own painting business, which is a major benefit!

Justine Becker - Fort Saskatchewan, AB


Justine Becker

School: University of Alberta
Area of Study: BKin / BEd
Years as Franchise Manager: 3
Quote: UFCP has brought me life business experiences that I never knew I needed. It challenged me in ways that school never has and it has given me hands-on, real-life lessons that I will keep with me for the rest of my life. Being a franchise manager has taken me out of my comfort zone and has pushed me toward a better future. I am proud to be a part of such an amazing company and to get the opportunity to work with so many self-driven individuals. I cannot wait for what is to come!

Kyle Barkhouse - Halifax South, NS


Kyle Barkhouse

School: Mount Saint Vincent
Area of Study: Business
Years as Franchise Manager: 5
Quote: “Working with University First Class Painters has provided me with the greatest opportunity not only to learn about running a proper business but to learn and grow as a person. This job allows you to see the return on work you put into your business with no true limitations on the success a manager can achieve. This was my best opportunity to gain valuable business and life experience, by also making more money than any other summer job. “It is not only how hard you work, but how smart you work that makes one successful”.

Matt Samson - Fredericton South, NB


Matt Samson

School: University of New Brunswick
Area of Study: Business
Years as Franchise Manager: 2
Quote: I had so many questions and didn’t really know how to start a business until I signed on with University First Class Painters. Combining presentations with hands-on training in subjects such as marketing, human resources, management, and sales, give you what you need in order to succeed. I now know the fundamentals of owning and operating a small service business.

Nathan Bancroft - Calgary, AB


Nathan Bancroft

School: University of Calgary
Area of Study: Business & Economics
Years as Franchise Manager: 7
Quote: I have operated for four summers while pursuing a double degree at the University of Calgary. I took a year off to work at a bank then came back to UFCP and our team is now operating a year-round basis.

Rob Shouldice - Oak and James Bay, BC


Rob Shouldice

School: University of Victoria
Area of Study: Business
Years as Franchise Manager: 2
Quote: “UFCP has pushed my boundaries of what I thought was possible for a young adult. It has taught me invaluable skills that allow me to coach, grow and put systems in place to make my business run smoothly. Over the last two years UFCP has redefined how I perceive work/work ethic and has shown me what steps I have to take to be successful.”

Sam Jennings - Moncton, NB


Sam Jennings

School: Saint Mary's University
Area of Study: Commerce
Years as Franchise Manager: 3
Quote: Whether you are in management, engineering, or even psychology it is a valuable lesson to be in charge and manage a group of people and complete a task. All in all, I feel that if you’re dedicated, self-motivated, and want to relieve financial stress while receiving relevant life experience UFCP is the way to go.

Thomas Martin - Halifax South, NS


Thomas Martin

School: Saint Mary's University
Area of Study: Political Science and History
Years as Franchise Manager: 3
Quote: UFCP is not just another summer job. It provides room for growth and success based on the work that you put in. It has shown me the kind of success I can have long term by building on the skills needed to run a business and I will use those skills for the rest of my professional career.

Kaleena Ipema - Steveston, BC


Kaleena Ipema

School: University of British Columbia
Area of Study: English Honours degree in the Bachelor + Masters of Management Dual Degree program.
Years as Franchise Manager: 2
Quote: My name is Kaleena Ipema and I am a Franchise Manager with University First Class Painters. I serve clients in the area of Steveston, Richmond, not far from my home of Tsawwassen, South Delta. Outside of my work life, I’m currently attending the University of British Columbia, where I’m pursuing an English Honours degree in the Bachelor + Masters of Management Dual Degree program.

Zachary Shearing - Lynn Valley / Deep Cove, BC


Zachary Shearing

School: University of Victoria
Area of Study: Commerce
Years as Franchise Manager: 2
Quote: UFCP has given me the opportunity to be my own small business owner and has taught me a lot about life. In my first year I learned how to do door to door sales, quote jobs, handle clients, be a boss, and become a better person in the process! I’m very happy to be back working and look forward to the future.