Meet The Team

Five Star Painting of Ann Arbor & Canton

Five Star Painting, a professional painting franchise, delivers professional painting services with exceptional customer service to brighten homes and businesses in the area. A husband and wife team, Mike and Cara Ehinger, own and operate the local franchises of Five Star Painting of Ann Arbor and Five Star Painting of Canton.

Mike & Cara

Mike and Cara EhingerMike and Cara Ehinger have over 19 years of experience owning and operating a successful startup business. Looking for a new challenge in franchising, the couple invested in ProTect Painters franchises. After years of successfully running the two ProTect locations, Mike and Cara are very excited to be merging with Five Star Painting. This step allows them to bring even more value to their customers. The Ehinger’s offer quality painting and unsurpassed customer service.

“Five Star Painting is the solution for busy home and business owners in the area. We strive to treat every customer the way we would want to be treated.” –Mike Ehinger

“Painting is a quick, effective home improvement that can bring rewards if you are buying a new house, selling your existing house, or simply wish to update the look of your property. Our exceptional customer service and superior products will meet our customers’ painting needs inside and out.” – Cara Ehinger

Don Vanburen

Don VanburenDon started his own painting company in 1992 and has over 24 years of experience in the painting business. He’s a family man with an outdoorsy streak and a passion for Detroit sports.

Mariano Sastre

Mariano SastreMariano, a former outdoor instructor, has extensive experience in both customer service and project management.