CEO – Ed spent the first 29 years of his career advancing through the sales and marketing ranks in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry. He was the V.P. of Sales for the Retail Supermarket Channel in the U.S. at Lactalis American Group. Lactalis is the world’s leading dairy company. Ed is the CEO and managing partner of the ownership team here at Hanson Sign Companies.
Director of Sales -Jay worked as a professional paramedic and crew chief prior to joining Hanson in 1999. During that time he also served his community as a volunteer firefighter rescue company captain. Jay earned a degree in marketing and management from Jamestown Business College graduating with honors. He is a member and Past Master of Mount Moriah Lodge F&AM and also serves with the United State Coast Guard Auxiliary.”
Business Manager – Shelly came to Hanson Sign Companies from American Locker Group. She had an extensive background in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Customer Service. In 2006, she was ready to take her career to the next step and decided to add management to her skill set. Hanson Sign has been a perfect fit for her with her background in accounting and customer service. She still is able to handle the daily accounting functions that she learned to love and uses her customer service skills on a daily basis. Shelly is looking forward watching Hanson Sign Co.’s continue to grow and prosper and happy to be a part of it.
Senior Account Executive – Ron has over 18 years of experience in the sign business including purchasing, sales and production management with a custom sign fabricator in Phoenix, AZ. Ron has been with Hanson Sign Companies for over 8 years. He also has experience in retail management and project management in the wood and steel casework industry. Please let Ron help you turn your creative ideas into exciting signs that will keep your customers coming back for more!
National Accounts Sales Manager -Felicia came to Hanson in 2011 as our freight coordinator with a degree in Business Administration – Management and Marketing. After working in this position for over a year and getting to know our customers and the business she transitioned to a sales position. Felicia worked with Hanson Sign for almost four years prior to her departure in 2015. After a brief absence to expand her family we are very excited that she has returned to her sales role at Hanson refreshed, reenergized and ready to help with your signage needs.
Account Executive – Brandi came to Hanson sign at the end of 2017. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Childhood Education from SUNY Fredonia. Brandi has a wide variety of experience, and has held positions at Jamestown area businesses in management, purchasing, and sales. As a long-time volunteer leader for Chautauqua County 4-H, Brandi enjoys encouraging strength and independence within the amazing kids she works with.