Best Choice Painting Improvements BBB Business Review

Veteran Owned (SDVOB)


Best Choice Painting Improvements is certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOB) and a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE).

The owner, Sam Orticelli, served honorably as a Parachute Rigger and Survival Equipment Technician with the Marine Corps for five years. Sam earned the title U.S. Marine after graduating bootcamp at MCRD (Marine Corps Recruit Depot) San Diego. Afterwards, he was trained as a 6048 Flight Equipment Technician at NAS Pensacola, Fl. Sam served in the fleet Marine Corps at Mals-14 Cherry Point, NC, Mals-12 Iwakuni, Japan, and Mals-16 Miramar, CA.

During his service, Sam was promoted to Non-Commissioned Officer, was chosen to be on the commanding officers elite running team in Cherry Point, NC, and earned the position of captain of the Miramar Boxing Team. Additionally, Sam was a 5th award expert rifleman, division fitness instructor, and a leader of the Marines that served at his side.

After his honorable discharge, Sam earned a bachelor’s degree in finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago and founded Best Choice Painting. SDVOB San DiegoLeadership traits taught in the Marine Corps such as judgment, dependability, initiative, decisiveness, tact, integrity, enthusiasm, unselfishness, knowledge, and loyalty are fundamental qualities that Sam ensures are always present while doing business with Best Choice Painting.

By using skills learned in the Marines and UIC, Sam has grown Best Choice Painting into San Diego’s finest painting company. Once a Marine, always a Marine. Semper Fidelis