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Mariano Montes

Lead Finisher

What are your duties and responsibilities at Cushing?

Anything that has to do with Mounting & Finishing: I make sure everything that leaves the building is just right. I also deal with banners, trade show booths, encapsulation, mounting, scanning, and operating the Zund.

How would a Cushing client describe working with you?

Gets it right the first time! Diligent, hardworking, willing to come in early, stay late or come in on the weekends to get things done.

What are your top 3 favorite films?

All action movies! Bugsy, Transformers, and X-Men to name a few.

What is your favorite part of Chicago?

The Lakefront

How long have you been with Cushing?

23 years and counting!

Do you have a favorite project?

All big projects are my favorite.  The bigger the project, the happier the client. It’s always fun getting the job completed on time and seeing installation photos.

My favorite part about working for Cushing

The Family vibe.  Everyone is nice and smart and ready for any challenge.