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Kelly S. King


Kelly S King, the owner of Kitchens Redefined, is the former Director of Product Development for a Fortune 500 coatings company and creator of specialized products designed for the cabinet industry. When it comes to durability, his knowledge in the coatings industry is a name you can trust in your home!

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Dave Licerio

Operations Manager

Dave Licerio is the operations manager for Kitchens Redefined. With over 15 years of experience as a decorative finisher, Dave is an expert in the field! Before joining the Kitchens Redefined team, Dave was the owner and a finisher for Bellezza Creativa Decorative Painting.

Considering his experience, it was only a matter of time before King combined all of his knowledge and ideas together to launch a comprehensive, online training video tutorial site that would make these skills accessible to everyone. 2012 marks the launch of Tainted to Repainted and the beginning of his next journey.

Kelly uses his natural talent, experience abroad, history with successful business, brief time in movie-making, passion for inspiring others, and education from talented European craftsmen to deliver nothing but the very best in training. Kelly has trained thousands of successful students and has become one of the nation’s leading choices for training in faux painting and decorative finishing.

He has worked with Kelly S. King for many years, working as Operations Manager and Decorative Finish Instructor for the Faux Finish Institute and Kelly S. King Academy. Dave has also served as Event Coordinator for Fauxcademy of Decorative Finishing Awards, Operations and Property Manager for “The Painted Mansion,” Product and Inventory Manager for KSK Academy, Education Sales Manager for Modern Masters, Manager of Corporate Travel operations for Cendant Corp, and Front office Manager for Clarion Inn Stuart Florida. Dave is also a Licensed Insurance Producer for USAA. Dave has 5 children: Drake, Dominic, Alexandria, Blake and Sofia. He currently lives in Omaha, NE with wife Jamie and daughter Sofia. When he is not working, painting, or decorative finishing, Dave enjoys diving, golf, judo, and travel.

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