Meet The Five Star Painting of Omaha's Team


Don Matulek – Owner

Don Matulek grew up in northeastern Ohio and attended Youngstown State University where he studied Information Systems and Accounting/Finance. After college, he worked for The Timken Company in Canton, Ohio, as an Information Technology manager and Global Distribution manager. While working at Timken, Don earned his MBA in Business Administration and Finance.

He moved to Omaha in 2012 and subsequently retired from major project implementations which required global travel. He has chosen to follow his dream of building his own brand. Don always had a passion for delivering exceptional customer service, which is the cornerstone of Five Star Painting. Don and his wife, Lori Vander Molen, enjoy living in Omaha and supporting the local community. They are members of St. Vincent dePaul and StoneBridge Christian Church.


Lori Vander Molen – Sr. Executive Assistant

Lori Vander Molen grew up in northwestern Iowa. She moved to Omaha in 2007 and is currently a senior executive assistant at a major university. Lori’s well-rounded background in corporate, non-profit, legal, and retail business sectors enables her to provide administrative, financial, and sales support at Five Star Painting. She possesses a high energy level and prodigious work ethic. Her high level of professionalism and attention to detail serves to bolster customer service and project management efforts at Five Star Painting. Lori supports a number of charitable organizations, including Holt International, which holds a special place in her heart.