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Cochran & Mann Welcomes New Addition to the Project Manager Team

May 21, 2024


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Introducing the newest Cochran & Mann team member, Mark Casagrande Sr., our new project manager.

Project Managers - A Key to Success

At Cochran & Mann, we value the role of project managers as they hold significant responsibility and leadership positions. With over 30 years of experience in commercial painting and wall covering services, we have established trust with high-caliber clients. Therefore, hiring individuals who fit our culture and possess the required skills is essential.

Project Managers at Cochran & Mann are vital to ensuring a project's success. They are responsible for various aspects such as scheduling, communication, risk management, quality control, and resource management.

At Cochran & Mann, we have a rigorous selection process to ensure we find the right fit for our team. We look for passionate, skilled individuals who can help our clients succeed. It is with great pleasure that we introduce our latest project manager, who has joined our team.

Get to know Mark Casagrande:

With a Bachelor's degree from Towson University, Mark Casagrande Sr. is a seasoned construction project manager with extensive hands-on experience overseeing complex projects from inception to fruition. Holding a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each project he undertakes.

> A Diverse Career Background Forms a Well-Rounded Approach

Outside of his project management roles, Mark has a diverse background in customer service and human resources, which brings a valuable perspective to his role as a project manager.

His past experiences in leadership, recruitment, hiring, and training enhanced his ability to oversee complex projects. He refined his communication and team-building skills, making him a well-rounded asset to the team.

Mark's expertise in these areas allows him to deliver successful project outcomes and foster a positive and collaborative work environment within the team. His well-rounded skill set sets him apart and makes him a valuable asset to the Cochran & Mann team.

> Looking forward to contributing to the Cochran & Mann Team

In addition to his professional achievements, Mark is known for his strong interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships with team members and contractors. His collaborative approach and excellent communication skills make him a perfect fit for our team culture.

 “Keep a growth mindset, take on new challenges, and start your day with gratitude.”- Mark C. 

With that as his perspective, Mark will undoubtedly fit into the culture of growth and collaboration within the Cochran & Mann team.

> Hobbies and Passions

Beyond his professional achievements, Mark has a range of hobbies and passions that bring balance to his life. Outside work, he enjoys weight lifting, hiking, watching his son play basketball, and spending time with his family and dogs.

We are thrilled to have Mark join us and look forward to working together on exciting projects.

"Cochran and Mann is a family-run business with a strong people culture. I’m grateful and excited to be part of the team here!" - Mark C.

At Cochran & Mann, We are a Family

From our dedicated leadership team and hardworking office staff to our skilled field workers, the Cochran & Mann team has a shared goal: to deliver top-notch craftsmanship, exceptional customer service, and cost-effective projects to our valued clients.

We firmly believe that to fulfill our mission and vision, we must recruit the right individuals, invest in their growth and development, and treat them with the utmost respect and dignity, regardless of their tenure or position within our organization.

When asked by the Associated Builders & Contractors - Metro-Washington Chapter (ABC), President Mike Cochran stated

“The culture of helping, growing, mentoring, and challenging each other is a foundational benchmark throughout our organization.”

If you think you would be a good fit as a painter, wallcovering tech, or project manager, consider joining our team.

We are committed to supporting our team members with respect and care, so we offer a range of benefits, including competitive salaries, stable hours, paid time off, health insurance, dental/vision coverage, retirement plans, and more.


About Cochran & Mann

Since our establishment in 1990, Cochran & Mann has become a leading provider of top-quality paint and wall coverings for various commercial, industrial, and educational buildings.

Despite our significant growth over the years, we have remained true to our roots as a family-owned and operated business. Our core values of transparency, reliability, responsiveness, craftsmanship, and loyalty continue to guide every aspect of our operations, ensuring that we deliver exceptional commercial painting and wall-covering services. 

At Cochran & Mann, we take pride in our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. With a dedicated team of professionals, including our newest project manager, Mark Casagrande Sr., we can handle even the most complex projects with skill and precision.

Our passion for quality workmanship and our strong emphasis on building lasting relationships with our contractors and clients set us apart in the industry.

As we look towards the future, we are excited to continue our journey of growth and innovation, always staying true to the values that have defined Cochran & Mann since the beginning. Thank you for being a part of our story, and we look forward to serving you with the same dedication and excellence that have become synonymous with our name.

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