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About Express Yourself Paint

Express Yourself Paint is proud to be a locally owned and operated company started by husband and wife team David and Leigh Roberts in 2006.Painting, Raleigh, NC Company, Owner Family Photo – Express Yourself Paint

David and Leigh have been involved in the home improvement business for more than 20 years. Since the early eighties the Roberts have sought out homes in need of TLC but screaming with potential and have left their mark. From circa 1910 homes to new construction, David and Leigh Roberts complement each other’s talents and eye for detail, delivering impressive results.

Express Yourself Paint, under the direction of David and Leigh Roberts, has been serving the Greater Raleigh Durham area for nearly a decade, transforming homes inside and out, and acquiring a long list of references and rave reviews that will impress even the most discerning property owner.

We employee a highly motivated team and believe that our enthusiasm to please our customers will ensure our continued success. Contact us today to express yourself with new paint colors!

Our Mission

Share the power of paint (Protect, Beautify, Express) thereby maximizing the look, value, and individuality of our customers’ homes and businesses.

Our Values

Easy Communication

Exceed customer expectations through exceptional communication, performance and follow up.

Long-Term Quality and Relationships

Develop lifelong relationships and be a team player.


Be respectful and thoughtful of the customer and each other always.


Be honest, have integrity and take personal responsibility.

Our Professional Team

Jason Lazarus

Operations and Commercial Sales Manager
Jason has been in painting for over 30 years. He managed his own paint company in Louisiana and moved to Raleigh after
hurricane Katrina. He is a partner at EYP and enjoys fine dining and traveling with his wife and two children.

Brent Mikell

Sr Coating Specialist
Brent has a long career in professional home service sales.
He enjoys riding his motorcycle, eating a good steak, and golfing.

David Roberts

David is an ex cooperate supply chain executive.  
He has been married to Leigh going on 40 years, enjoys wood working, hanging outside around the pool and spending time with family.

Brit Roberts

Coating and Pre-Sale Renovation Specialist
Brit is a past paint franchise coach and business developer.
He is also a licensed Real Estate Broker and enjoys boating with his wife and two boys, especially in the NC mountains. 

Tiffany Lyons

Virtual Estimator, Coating Specialist 
Tiffany has been in customer service for most of her career.
She enjoys DIY projects, gardening, and cooking. She loves working from home so she can focus on her children. 

John Monderen

Marketing and Customer Service Manager
John has worked in marketing for Christian ministry for most his career and owned his own restoration business in Hawaii before moving to NC. He enjoys fishing, spending time outdoors, Bible Study and RV travels 
with his wife.

Our Culture


Be there first, showing up on time, finishing on time and respond quickly.


Communicate and take actions with precision.


Be the total package, complete all the work and finish the process.


Consistently be a high performer in all areas (fast, accurate, complete, and productive).

Community Service

We love our community and it shows! Express Yourself Paint proudly supports

Bridge II Sports

Brenton Roberts, member of core group, playing in August madness Basketball Tournament

South Granville Athletic Association

David Roberts, Owner, coaching SGAA All Star Team

Fight Like Paxton

Me Fine Foundation