About Us

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Our Story

We have years of experience. Lots of knowledge. And plenty of passion.

TruNorth Painting began its journey over 25 years ago when Eric Morud entered the painting industry in college. Shortly after, he brought Brett Janzen on board, and together, they have built a legacy of excellence in the painting industry. In 2017, Eric and Brett took their strong relationship to the next level by becoming business partners, cementing their commitment to delivering unparalleled quality and service.

Meet the Founders

Eric Morud

A strategic thinker with a deep understanding of the painting industry. His experience extends beyond the brush, encompassing business-level strategy and logistics. Eric’s expertise has taken his painting crews across America, painting in over 26 states as well as Puerto Rico. 

Brett Janzen

Not only a subject matter expert in painting but also excels in client relationship management. His ability to solve difficult painting problems, especially those requiring specialty coatings, sets him apart in the industry. Brett’s hands-on approach and dedication to excellence ensure that every project is completed to the highest standard. His knack for understanding and addressing client needs has been instrumental in building lasting relationships and a stellar reputation for TruNorth Painting.

Our Story

At TruNorth Painting, we believe in the power of collaboration and the value of experience. Our founders’ combined expertise allows us to tackle any project with confidence, knowing that we have the skills and knowledge to deliver exceptional results. Whether it’s a standard painting job or a complex project requiring specialized solutions, we approach each task with the same level of dedication and precision.

Why Choose Us?

Decades of Experience: With over 25 years of working together, Eric and Brett bring a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success.

Specialized Knowledge: From strategic planning to technical expertise in specialty coatings, our team is equipped to handle the most challenging projects.

Client-Centered Approach: We pride ourselves on building strong relationships with our clients, ensuring that their needs and expectations are not only met but exceeded.


Peace of mind is important.
It’s also part of our promise.