DESCO Coatings, Inc. Kansas City

DESCO Coatings, Inc. has been proud to provide the Kansas City, Missouri, area with quality solutions for technical surfacing solutions. Regardless of the size, scope or requirements of your project, our experienced personnel are ready to work closely with you to deliver the best results possible.

(913) 782-3330

The KC Team

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Matt Huggins


Matt Huggins started working at Desco Coatings in 1994, out of college. After completing his formal education at Kansas State University with a degree in Business Administration, he was looking for an opportunity and opened up the Desco Coatings, St. Louis office in 1995. While starting Desco St. Louis from the ground up, he understands all aspects of the business from unloading trucks to overseeing multi-million dollar projects. Matt became owner of all three Desco Companies in 2015. Matt overseas all three Desco Companies but loves more than anything the nuts and bolts of getting projects done, either large or small.

Matt is involved in the NTMA (National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association), ASCC (American Society of Concrete Contractors), ASA (American Subcontractors Association, and multiple other organizations to further learn and promote our Terrazzo and Resinous Flooring industry

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Blake Wood


Blake Wood oversees the daily operations of the Kansas City office, by actively leading and supporting a positive and goal orientated atmosphere. Blake works closely with the project management team and field personnel to ensure that general contractors, architects and clients receive competitive pricing and floors that are demonstrative of Desco’s ability and reputation.

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Lance Montgomery

Project Manager

Lance Montgomery started with Desco Coatings in December of 2018. Lance’s responsibilities include project management, customer service and managing owner/customer expectations. Lance also works closely with general contractors and architects by performing jobsite visits and utilizing the project management team to ensure information is clear and accurate regarding the correct flooring systems.

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Joe Gutowski

Project Manager

Joe Gutowski has worked in the commercial coatings and flooring industry since 2015. Joe’s responsibilities include project management, working with owners’/architects to achieve their floors goals, continually working to improve our customers experience and internal IT support. Joe also works closely with the general contractors we contract with as well as our onsite field personnel to ensure the end users expectations are met and the team is successful.

Alan Davis


Alan Davis is the estimator at Desco Coatings Olathe , Alan brings 25 years of experience in the construction industry in both field and office capacities. Alan uses that acquired knowledge to assist our project managers in timely and accurate proposals for our valued customers.

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Kim Vescogni

Project Coordinator

Kimberly Vescogni works closely with the project management team to ensure that correspondence, contracts and project deadlines are communicated thoroughly and met in a timely manner.

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Jamie Fales

Field Superintendent

Jamie has worked in the Coatings Business for over 25 years. Starting in the business installing Seamless Systems as an Apprentice and working his way up to Field Management. Educated in Concrete Finishing, Floor Laying, Moisture Control and Personnel Management. I enjoy the daily Challenges and working as a Team to give our customers the Best overall Experience and Installation possible.

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Keri Goddard

Corporate Secretary / Accounts Receivable

Keri began working at Desco in 1992 and has performed almost every roll here in the office. Keri currently is in charge of all receivables and assists in training for all positions.

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Sue Habib


Sue Habib joined Desco Coatings in 2001. As Controller, Sue is responsible for overseeing accounting and finance operations, regulatory compliance, loss control, and human resources. Sue received her Bachelors of Science Degree from Emporia State University, and has over forty years of business and accounting experience.

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Ray Rojas

Warehouse / Equipment Manager

Ray Rojas has approximately 14 years of experience as a certified Terrazzo installer. Ray has been promoted to Warehouse Manager to utilize his skills and qualifications so that Desco continues to run smoothly both in the field and in the warehouse.

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Ryan Courtney

Warehouse / Delivery