Our Team

Ben Barringer
President/Owner

Ben is the owner of Rainbow International of Greater Portland. He’s been in the industry for over ten years and has been the owner of this location for six. The relationships he’s established and the dedication to detail contributed to “Franchise of the Month” in November in the Rainbow Franchise System. Ben is Water, Fire, and Mold Certified with the IICRC and is Certified as a CMRS with the ACAC. Ben’s passion helping people is shown daily in his quality of work. His free time is spent with his wife Chelsea and their dog Abby, hiking and biking.


Adam Horgan
General Manager

Adam is the general manager of Rainbow of Greater Portland. He started out as a technician in early 2013 and has brought his field experience into the office. He manages the crews and productivity in the field. Adam enjoys golfing and playing hockey in his free time.


Chip Barringer
Office Manager

Born long before the rest of the Rainbow Crew. Chip was brought up in the white mountains of North Conway, New Hampshire. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s in business administration. He then spent a few years in a management training program in the retail lumber business. Then became self-employed, operating under the name Barringer Custom Homes. Living in York, Maine the construction of single family homes in Southern Maine and New Hampshire consumed much of twenty-five plus years.

Chip was married shortly after college to wife Kate, forty years ago, and together have raised two boys. Both boys reside in Portland, Maine and happily married. You may have noticed the similar last name to Ben Barringer, Owner of Rainbow International of Greater Portland. A note to all readers…… Be kind to your children as one day you may be employed by them!


Genevieve Hurd
Director of Marketing and Sales

Born and raised in Maine, Genevieve earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Husson College. Shortly after she was licensed in the state of Maine for, Life and Health along with her Property and Casualty license. She used her licenses in the insurance industry for the past decade. Genevieve took her customer service and insurance experience and knowledge and joined the Rainbow crew in the Fall of 2017. Genevieve is a proud wife and mother, who’s kiddos keep her on her toes! She enjoys making memories with her family and friends.


John Radlinski
Project Manager

John is the Project Manager of Rainbow International of Greater Portland. Prior to joining the Rainbow team in 2017, he worked in the landscape/nursery industry for twenty years. He brings over fourteen years of management experience to the team. Outside of work John enjoys outdoor activities including mountain biking, hiking and camping.


Pat Lacey
Lead Technician

Pat has just over a year experience in the business and has his certifications in water, fire and odor. Before joining Rainbow, Pat worked for eleven years as a granite countertop fabricator. His eye for detail transferred over nicely to the restoration industry. Pat graduated from the St. Joseph’s College in 2005 with a bachelor’s in Communications. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife of ten years.


Hilmar Smith
Technician

Hilmar is from Portland and is a Cheverus graduate who recently graduated from Lasell College with a bachelor’s degree in Management. He was a four year Varsity NCAA student Athlete and is currently a Lacrosse Coach at St. Joseph’s College. Hilmar enjoys snowboarding, hiking and fishing.


Riley Perkins
Technician

Riley is from Gorham and has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science which he earned at the University of Southern Maine. Riley got the chance to spend some time abroad in Townsville, Australia. He also worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a forester in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota. He previously worked as a seasonal business manager in Acadia National Park. Riley enjoys camping, hiking, kayaking and anything outdoors.