Gary Thayer - President

Gary is a native of Lafayette. Raised in the Romney area, he graduated from Southwestern High School in 1967. He then went to Purdue University where he graduated from the Krannert School of Management in 1971. Prior to starting Thayer’s Painting & Wallcovering in 1976, Gary owned Mini Pets, and worked in the insurance area with USF&G and National Homes Acceptance Corporation. Gary likes golfing, spending time with his grandchildren and volunteering with Juanita in the MarriageRestored ministry through the Assemblies of God Marriage Encounter Ministry.

Juanita Thayer - Administrative Assistant

Juanita also is a Lafayette native. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1970. After graduation from high school, she immediately went to work in the secretarial/bookkeeping field. She has helped with the business from the beginning, as well as holding other positions. When Juanita is not working with Thayer’s Painting & Wallcovering, she is volunteering her time with the MarriageRestored ministry. She also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.

Jason Thayer - Partner

Jason, the oldest son of Gary and Juanita, is a 1991 graduate of Jefferson High School. After high school, Jason attended Purdue University for a year in the field of Construction Technology. Jason worked in some different construction/maintenance positions before joining the family business in 1994. In 2012 Jason took on the position of managing Thayer's Exteriors. Jason and his wife Tammi have two daughters. Jason enjoys running, participating in several different sports and spending time with his family.

Jon Thayer - Partner

Jon, the middle son, is a 1995 graduate of Jefferson High School. After high school, Jon attended Taylor University for a year and Purdue University for his second year of college. Jon joined the family business in 1997. Jon and his wife Jennifer have a son and two daughters. Jon enjoys playing basketball, participating in several different sports and spending time with his family.

Josh Thayer - Partner

Josh, the youngest son, is a 1997 graduate of Jefferson High School. After high school, Josh attended Ivy Tech State College in the Business Management field. Josh joined the family business in 1999. Josh and his wife Jessie have twin daughters. Josh enjoys playing basketball in his spare time as well as spending time with his family and friends.
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