Who We Are

Professional Painter is the only Canadian magazine to serve professional paint contractors.

Founded in 2002, ProPainter is the voice of Canada’s residential, commercial and industrial paint contractors. It is Canada’s premier source of new product news, business tips and inspirational ideas for professional painters.

ProPainter can strengthen your relationships with existing customers and open up new business for you with new customers.

James Mumby


James grew up in the paint supplies industry working with his parents at Mumby & Associates Ltd. In 1992 he purchased the company and transformed it from a pure distributor into the brand-recognized Dynamic Paint Products Inc. With manufacturing operations in Mississauga, Ontario and China, Dynamic exported to over ten countries including Australia, Poland and the USA until James sold the business in 2014.

James founded Pro Painter magazine in 2004 to help Canadian paint contractors to run better businesses.

Email: jmumby@professionalpainter.ca

John Burke

Co-Founder and Publisher

John has over 30 years in sales, marketing and executive management in consumer and commercial businesses. For 16 of his years in the paint sundry business, John was VP sales and VP marketing for Dynamic Paint Products Inc. John was also president of Planoset Merchandising Group, the merchandising arm of Dynamic, for several years. Dynamic Paint Products was the founder of Pro Painter and John was responsible for running the sales and marketing for the magazine from 2010 through 2015.

Email: jburke@professionalpainter.ca