Field Superintendentmonte@viptanks.com Monte started working in the Industrial painting business in 1986 in Minnesota. He blasted and painted for a contractor for 10 years before deciding to start his own tank painting business with a partner in 1996. They owned and operated this business for 5 years until Monte decided to move to Northern Iowa and start Viking Industrial Painting in 2001. Monte owned and operated Viking as a successful company for many years before selling his company to John and Rory. Monte will continue to provide solid operational support to ensure a smooth transition and plans to stay on for several years.