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Devin AlvarezMeet Devin Alvarez

Devin Alvarez isn’t your typical business owner. With a background in environmental science and a knack for starting successful businesses, he’s the brains behind Gainesville Painting Company. Devin’s journey includes founding companies in the hemp industry and working as a research scientist, but it’s his straightforward, no-nonsense approach that’s really put Gainesville Painting Company on the map.


Business Owner
Gainesville Painting Company

Founder and CEO
Straight Hemp

Founder and CEO
Natural Dynamics

Applied Research Scientist
Florida A&M University

Quality Control Scientist
Agricor Laboratories

Business Development Manager
Dynamic Answers


Devin’s educational journey is as diverse as his career. From the rigorous training at the U.S. Air Force Academy to his studies on economics and history, and then mastering environmental science, his academic path has equipped him with a broad range of skills and knowledge.

M.S. in Environmental Science, Environmental Biotechnology
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (2012 – 2016)

Bachelor’s Degree in History/Economics
Florida State University (2006 – 2008)

Bachelor of Science in History
United States Air Force Academy (2006 – 2008)

Gainesville Painting Company’s CEO excels in combining his scientific knowledge with sharp business acumen. Thanks to his academic pursuits in environmental science, his entrepreneurial ventures in the hemp industry, Devin has consistently demonstrated an ability to innovate and excel. At Gainesville Painting Company, he applies this same spirit of innovation and excellence, ensuring that every project not only meets but exceeds customer expectations. This is what has helped make us the go-to for quality painting services in Gainesville, Florida. He’s all about doing things right and keeping customers happy.