Steve Geismar is President and CEO of PACOA, Paint Applicator Corporation of America. Steve joined his grandpa’s company in 1979, growing the company exponentially. In the span of 40 years, PACOA has developed from a small assembly line in the basement of his grandpa’s home to a 92,000 sq, ft, distribution center in Port Washington, NY. Today, PACOA is the leading wholesale distributor of paint, hardware, lumber, janitorial, and building supplies serving independent retail dealers throughout the New York Tri-State area. Steve is also on the Board of Governors for CancerCare, a leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.