ABOUT US

CRAFTSMANSHIP + EXPERIENCE

Acorn Sign Graphics designs and fabricates custom architectural signage and graphics customers can depend on to be found, be seen, and be remembered. Our philosophy is simple: Put passion into each sign we create as we help our clients be found, be seen, and be remembered. Our passion isn’t just for signs; it’s for the entire process, too.

Whether in a commercial setting or civic space, a health care complex or an academic campus, signs do more than identify and direct. They communicate an image and a brand. Signage at its best conveys a unique sense of place and enhances the ways people connect to the built environment and to one another. Acorn Sign Graphics helps achieve these goals…creatively, sustainably, collaboratively.

OUR PEOPLE

Each Acorn Sign Graphics associate understands that signs do more than simply identify and direct; they communicate an image and a brand. Beginning with exterior signage and continuing through each space within, signs convey a unique sense of place and personality and enhance the ways people connect to the built environment.

TJ DALY
PRESIDENT
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MICHELLE EVANS
VP OF PROJECT DELIVERY
Employee Spotlight November 2020 - Michelle Evans
Michelle’s favorite aspect of her position is goal setting. She loves to set the bar high in a variety of capacities and works diligently with her team to achieve them! When it comes to goal setting, she especially loves to focus on customer service, technical capabilities and personal and professional growth. When asked about why she loves working for Acorn in particular, she says, “The way our culture here enables me to operate as a leader. Our team operates with a lot of trust. So, my role is to give people the tools and education they need to perform their jobs – not to micromanage. I am surrounded by intelligent and dedicated people that strive to do right by the customer, lift each other up, and work together to find solutions when problems arise. This makes my job very rewarding.” Michelle has moved around a lot in her life, including spending time in Spotsylvania, Richmond, Madison County in the mountains and Pittsburgh as a child and teen, but moved back to the Richmond area when she was around 15. A fun fact about Michelle is that she loves design! She dabbles in painting, photography, tie-dying, interior design and everything in between. Any creative venture that catches Michelle’s attention, she explores! We are so happy to welcome Michelle to the team, and are so excited to see how she will help our team grow at Acorn. Our employees are the heart of who we are, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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BETH GILLISPIE
CEO
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STEVE GILLISPIE
ENABLER
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BOB GREENBERGER
EXECUTIVE VP OF SALES | MARKETING
Meet Acorn’s EVP of Sales and Marketing: Bob Greenberger
In April 2019, Acorn Sign Graphics welcomed Robert “Bob” Greenberger to our team as the new Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. We sat down with him to discuss his experiences and vision for Acorn in this new position. He has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, with a large portion of those in the sign industry. Bob discovered his love of signage in his college days at Penn State University, where he graduated with a degree in Marketing. Before he was specifically working in the sign industry, he worked in advertising, and his passion for advertising led him to the world of sign-making. Bob’s extensive experience in the sign industry lends him to have a keen understanding of sales and marketing in relation to sign-making. His journey in the sign industry began when he became the VP of Sales at Jarob, Inc. When he accepted the position at Jarob, he had a small marketing team comprised of salespeople, estimators and marketing professionals. They focused on mostly interior signage work in the supermarket, healthcare, sports, and convention center industries. Not only did he work to redevelop and expand the marketing and sales teams, his efforts in strategic marketing allowed Jarob to grow from a $8 million company to a $12.5 million company during his time there. After he left Jarob, Inc., he accepted a role as a National Account Executive for North American Signs (NAS). While his former position was mostly focused on interior signage, North American Signs exclusively creates exterior signage, which presents a different understanding and perspective of the industry. In his time at NAS, he learned the intricacies of exterior signage permits, zoning codes, engineering, maintenance, installation, and more. Bob’s most recent position before joining Acorn was as the Director of Sales and Education at Nova Polymers in the Washington D.C. area. His position at Nova Polymers required him to develop and strengthen their sales and support teams. Not only did he focus on redeveloping their sales division, he led a group of educational presenters that taught on the importance of ADA compliance and standards in relation to signage for architects, designers, and the sign community as a whole. In addition, his marketing and sales strategies allowed Nova Polymers to grow from a $4 million company to a $6 million company during his tenure. While working at Nova Polymers, he met the team at Acorn Signs as he was doing some consulting work, and after 6 years of working at Nova, he’s joined Acorn Sign Graphics as our EVP of Sales and Marketing. Bob has diverse experiences and knowledge that he is bringing together to the Acorn team. Bob’s main focus for Acorn is to elevate and develop the sales team, estimators and account managers to allow them to do the best work possible. He believes that when company leaders empower and provide team members with the resources they need to succeed, everything else takes care of itself. He is also working to establish new marketing strategies and programs for Acorn to grow its brand presence. Bob’s dedication to the sign industry stems from his passion for “helping the 7.3 billion people in this world navigate the ‘built environment.’” He believes that innovation and strategic design in signage helps people get to the right place easily. This is what his passion is truly about. Bob strives to make built environments more inclusive and accessible, while also focusing on environmental stewardship and social responsibility. Acorn Sign Graphics is a company that is extremely passionate about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in relation to signage and wayfinding, and Bob’s vision for the sign industry as a whole strategically aligns with our mission. Bob has given hundreds of presentations on ADA compliance, and he is one of few people in the country who is considered an ADA expert in relation to signage. Our passion for accessibility in the sign industry makes Bob a perfect fit for taking Acorn into the future as a company focused on inclusion. When clients work with Acorn Sign Graphics, they experience working with a creative department that can take ideas all the way from conception to completion. Our team develops the initial design for signage (including wayfinding), analyzes the space, and determines the best way for people to navigate the built environment. After these steps, Acorn is able to fabricate and install all the signage needed, all with a focus on ADA compliance and accessibility. Acorn Sign Graphics is unlike other signage companies because we are a certified B Corporation that focuses on sustainability, environmentalism, and inclusion. According to the official definition, “Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.” (Source: https://bcorporation.net/about-b-corps ). Acorn’s designation as a B Corp sets us apart as a company that is focused on people first. Bob has began working on new ideas and strategies to highlight our mission to partner with individuals and companies that strive to improve our society as a whole through accessibility. We focus on our client’s goals and what they are looking to accomplish, and work with them to bring projects to fruition. On a personal level, Bob’s greatest joy is playing with his 3 grandchildren and watching them grow up. He has 3 daughters, and loves being able to spend time with his family. He is also an avid golfer, racket ball, and pickleball player. Acorn Sign Graphics is overjoyed to welcome Bob Greenberger to our team, and we are excited for how our company will move into the future with Bob as our EVP of Sales and Marketing.
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SANDY MCMULLEN
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Employee Spotlight July 2020 - Sandy McMullen
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog, and our Employee Spotlight for July 2020 is Sandy McMullen! Sandy is an Administrative Assistant at Acorn and started working here in October 2019. She likes the variety of activities that her job requires on a daily basis, and especially enjoys the interactions she has with both customers and co-workers. Sandy loves that Acorn is a certified B Corporation, and that the team collectively strives to exemplify our core values. She also says, “For me it was a very refreshing and welcome change to work for a company that values and appreciates its employees as much as Acorn does.” Sandy is originally a Jersey girl, but she lived in Milwaukee for several years before moving to Richmond 20 years ago. A fun fact about Sandy is that she is a huge music fan, and she has seen Bruce Springsteen in concert 9 times! Our employees are the heart of who we are, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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TROY MEREDITH
VP OF ARCHITECTURAL SALES
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CAROL SMITH
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
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ANN TAYLOR
OFFICE MANAGER
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MATT BOYLE
TECHNICAL DESIGNER
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TIMOTHY BROWN
TECHNICAL DESIGNER
Employee Spotlight January 2020 - Tim Brown
We are excited that our first Employee Spotlight of 2020 is Tim Brown! Tim is a Technical Designer in our Richmond office, and he has been with Acorn Sign for over 30 years! He started in May 1989, and we are so thankful for his decades of dedication to Acorn. Consistently through his tenure, Tim seizes the creative freedom he loves and PROPELS OUR SIGNAGE TO BE CREATIVE, SUSTAINABLE, AND COLLABORATIVE. Tim’s favorite aspect of his position is that he is able to collaborate with and learn from the team of fun and creative people at Acorn—he loves being a part of a diverse group of people who WORK TOGETHER. Tim fosters our collaborative team by helping organize company events, and he is essential to our “work hard play hard” environment. Another reason that he loves working at Acorn is the support that Acorn provides our employees in learning new skills and advancing their knowledge like when we sent all of the Project Managers and Designers to an Excel training course to help our employees sharpen their technical skills in Excel. Tim is originally from Staunton, VA, and a fun fact about him is that he collects hornets nests! He has about a dozen hanging around his house. We are truly grateful to have Tim on the Acorn team, and highly value his knowledge, expertise, and commitment to the company. Our team members are the heart of who we are, and we are thankful for them every day. Each month, here at Acorn we feature one of them on our blog. Check out our full team here.
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TOM GROESSLER
TECHNICAL DESIGNER
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MELISSA HARL
TECHNICAL DESIGNER
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ASHLEY KLINE
DESIGNER / DIGITAL OPERATOR
Employee Spotlight September 2020 - Ashley Kline
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our September 2020 Employee Spotlight is Ashley Kline! Ashley is an Art Director in our Manassas office, and she will have been with Acorn for 6 years on October 22, 2020. Ashley’s favorite aspect of her position is the ability to use her creativity in all aspects of the sign making process. She also says that she loves working at Acorn because of the sense of family that exists in our company. Ashley says, “We are all there for each other in the time of need and lift each other up when need be.” Ashley was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but was raised in Northern Virginia. She is passionate about photography, especially macro nature photography. A fun fact about Ashley is that her hair has been every color in the rainbow! Our team members are the heart of who we are as a company, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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SHARON MALONE
DIGITAL PRINTER
Employee Spotlight January 2021 - Sharon Malone
Every month on our Acorn blog, we feature one of our team members, and our Employee Spotlight for January 2021 is Sharon Malone! Sharon works in the Digital team at our Richmond office, and she has been with the Acorn team for 26 and a half years! Her favorite aspect of her work at Acorn is that she is always creating something new and different. Our projects are always evolving, and she loves that her work transitions between new clients and projects to deliver unique work. Here at Acorn, we work diligently to ensure that we are providing the best company culture possible for our employees. Sharon says that her favorite part about working at Acorn is that she has great coworkers. She also enjoys that we provide flexibility and openness within our work environment and culture. Sharon is originally from Midlothian, and we are so glad that she has been with our team for as long as she has. A fun fact about Sharon is that she was in the military for 6 years! Our employees are the heart of who we are, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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LEO ABDUL-FARUQ
INSTALLER
Employee Spotlight February 2020 - Leo Faruq
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog, and our Employee Spotlight for February 2020 is Leo Faruq! Leo is an Installer in our Richmond office, and his favorite aspect of his job is that he gets to travel to different places for work and works on different projects every day. He has been with the Acorn team for almost 3 years. He says he loves working at Acorn because it is a very understanding company that takes excellent care of their employees and he feels like he is part of the family. Leo is from Mechanicsville, Virginia, and a fun fact about him is that he has been skateboarding since he was 10! Leo is a highly valuable member of the Acorn team, and we are glad to have him as a signage installer for our company! Our employees are the heart of who we are, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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DEREK ADAMS
INSTALLER
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ANDREW ALIAGA
DIGITAL OPERATOR
Employee Spotlight November 2019 - Andrew Aliaga
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our November 2019 Employee Spotlight is Andrew Aliaga! Andew is a Digital Operator in our Manassas office and has been with Acorn for 2 great years. One of his favorite aspects of his job at Acorn is that he gets to interact and collaborate with a wide range of people, departments and work towards a common goal of producing and creating high quality products. He states that one of the main reasons as to why he loves working at Acorn is that he feels like he is working with family instead of just co-workers. This makes a big difference to him in his work and recalls how it positively impacts the company culture. We believe in cultivating this culture in our offices, and we are excited to have Andrew and our other incredible staff members help build this community every day. Andrew was born and raised in Arlington, Virginia, but his parents are originally from Bolivia. A fun fact about Andrew is that he played the trumpet as a kid, but no, he won’t be sharing any stories from Band Camp! We are truly grateful to have Andrew on our team, and highly value his contributions to who we are as a company. Our team members are the heart of who we are, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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GREENIE BRENNAN
WOOD SHOP CRAFTSMAN
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LEE BRENNAN
WOOD SHOP CRAFTSMAN
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DREW CECIL
INSTALLER
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JESSE CHAMBERS
INSTALLER
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DEAN DAHMER
LASER OPERATOR
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JANET GEORGE
VINYL/DIGITAL OPERATOR
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JIMMY GRAY
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
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BRANDON GRIMM
HOT STAMP/SCREEN PRINTING
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MATT HARDWICK
SHIPPING MANAGER
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SHAUN HOLMES
ROUTER OPERATOR
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ED LOISEAU
PRODUCTION MANAGER
Employee Spotlight June 2020 - Ed Loiseau
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our June 2020 Employee Spotlight is Ed Loiseau! Ed is a Production Manager and has been with Acorn for over 26 years. Ed’s favorite aspect of his position is that there is a new challenge every day, and says, “I have been in this business a long time and I still learn something new almost daily.” One of the reasons that Ed loves working at Acorn is the comradery that exists within our company. He says he loves that we have a talented and fun group of people who enjoy working together. Our company culture is one of our greatest passions as we have built and grown Acorn, and we love how Ed contributes to that culture. Ed was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but his family moved to Alexandria, Virginia when he was about 12 years old. He now lives in Woodbridge, Virginia and works in our Manassas office. A fun fact about Ed is that he once had breakfast with NFL Hall of Fame Legend Lynn Swan in Anchorage, Alaska! Our team members are the heart of who we are as a company, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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ANDY MARCUS
PHOTOPOLYMER OPERATOR
Employee Spotlight February 2021 - Andy Marcus
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our February 2021 Employee Spotlight is Andy Marcus. Andy is a Photopolymer Operator in our Richmond office, and he has been a part of the Acorn team for 14 years! When asked about his favorite aspect of his job, Andy says that he likes that he works as an independent cell within our greater team. He works with the polymer to fabricate signage that contributes to our high standards of excellence, and he enjoys how that fits into our greater mission as a company. Our company culture is one of the main reasons he enjoys working at Acorn. He says, “I get to work with all these great musicians, artists, thinkers, and generally all-around sweet people.” Andy is from the Richmond area, and a fun fact about him is that he has driven across the United States at least 6 times! We love having Andy here at Acorn, and he is a great asset to our team! Our team members are the heart of who we are as a company, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here here.
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BRANT PETTY
PAINTER | ROUTER OPERATOR
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CHRISTINE SKELLY
PRODUCTION ARTIST
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COURTNEY TENNITY
PROJECT MANAGER
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NOAH WAYLAND
ASSISTANT INSTALLER MANAGER
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MARK ADAMS
SALESPERSON
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EARL ARRINGTON
ACCOUNT MANAGER
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TIFFANY ARRINGTON
ACCOUNT MANAGER / GENERAL MANAGER
Employee Spotlight March 2021 - Tiffany Arrington
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our March 2021 Employee Spotlight is Tiffany Arrington. Tiffany is the General Manager/Sr. Account Manager in our Manassas office, and she has worked with the Acorn team for 15 years! When asked about her favorite aspects of her role, she says that loves developing signage solutions that benefit our clients and help them achieve their goals. The needs of each client is different and solutions change from site-to-site and from project-to-project. Making their idea come to life in a way that they didn’t know was possible is her favorite part of her job! Tiffany says that she loves working at Acorn because “I love the people! Every day I am blessed to work alongside so many talented individuals from all walks of life and in all different areas of business. The bonds that have been made over the years with Partners, Team Members and Vendors are what make Acorn a family and I am truly honored and proud to be a part of it.” Tiffany is originally from Fredericksburg, VA, and she loves to cross-stitch in her spare time! A fun fact about her is that for her daughter's 6th birthday she wanted to have a rainbow poop themed party, and Tiffany made her a cross-stitched rainbow poop emoji. It took 26 different colors to create and Tiffany’s hand was hurting, but her daughter loved it! Our team members are the heart of who we are as a company, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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HILLARY BEASLEY
PROJECT MANAGER
Employee Spotlight May 2020 - Hillary Beasley
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our May 2020 Employee Spotlight is Hillary Beasley! Hillary is a Project Manager in our Richmond office, and has been with the Acorn team for 18 years. When asked about her favorite part of her position, Hillary says, “I love seeing the completed projects I managed installed in their environments. There are so many moving parts and factors to getting the job completed, and when it's all done and finished - seeing a visual representation of all the efforts is very cool - especially if the projects benefit the community in a positive way.” Part of why she loves working at Acorn is that we are a certified B Corporation! Hillary also values being part of an organization that is ever evolving and learning. We continually strive to strengthen and better our company, and love having Hillary help make that mission a reality! Hillary is from Staunton, Virginia, and a fun fact about her is that she loves going on ghost tours! We’re so thankful that Hillary has been with Acorn for the past 18 years, and highly value her dedication to our clients and our company as a whole! Our team members are the heart of who we are as a company, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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MICHAEL BUCK
ESTIMATOR
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DAN CLARK
SALES EXECUTIVE
Employee Spotlight December 2019 - Dan Clark
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our December 2019 Employee Spotlight is Dan Clark! Dan is a Sales Executive in our Richmond office, and he has been with our team since March 2018. In his time with Acorn, he enjoys that he is able to meet new people and bring together ideas and concepts, then execute that vision to bring projects to life. He finds the finished products extremely rewarding, and loves seeing the excitement and satisfaction from clients whenever projects are installed. When asked what he loves about working at Acorn, Dan states, “I love working at Acorn because it truly is a family atmosphere with a strong sense of culture and belief system that everyone buys into and believes in. Everyone’s jobs are truly intertwined and everyone understands that and is willing to go the extra mile for their coworkers. Acorn is a special place to work because of all my colleagues.” Dan has moved a total of 12 times in his life, and we are so thankful he landed here in Richmond to be a part of our team. Prior to working at Acorn, he worked in sales and marketing for collegiate athletics and professional sports, which is where he met his wife who is a women’s soccer coach at the University of Richmond. A fun fact about Dan is that he has been dog sledding a few times and adopted a dog who was a sled dog in Canada! We are truly grateful to have Dan on our team, and highly value his contributions to who we are as a company. Our team members are the heart of who we are, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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HUNTER DUKE
ACCOUNT MANAGER
Employee Spotlight - Hunter Duke
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members on our blog! Our April 2020 Employee Spotlight is Hunter Duke! Hunter is an Account Manager at Acorn, and started at Sign Graphics in 1989. As a team member for over 30 years, he is an integral member of our company and our work! Our clients highly value Hunter as their Account Manager, and have even written testimonials about his work! Gabie S. states that her favorite aspect of working with Acorn is, “The people, Hunter is like a dear friend. I just love you guys! Everyone I have spoken with or dealt with is very friendly and kind. If I have any questions, Hunter has always tried to help me, so I can be helpful to my customers.” Another client, Pat K., also says “Hunter is extremely helpful. I can call and he can match what I need because he knows the building standards.” Hunter’s 30+ year history with our company makes him uniquely knowledgeable about our long-term, ongoing clients and is able to provide all of our clients with the highest level of service. Hunter says that his favorite aspect of his position is that every day is totally di_erent, and that he loves working at Acorn because of the good folks that he is able to work and collaborate with. Hunter was born in Kentucky, but grew up in Yorktown, Virginia. A fun fact about Hunter is that he has been playing the drums and guitar for over 30 years! While he says that he’s pretty good at playing the drums, he’s a lousy guitar player. We are so grateful for Hunter and the value that he brings to our team at Acorn! Our team members are the heart of who we are as a company, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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WALIDA FARUQ
PROJECT MANAGER
Employee Spotlight July 2019 - Walida Faruq
Each month here at Acorn, we’ll be featuring one of our team members! Our July 2019 Employee Spotlight is Walida Faruq! She is a Project Manager in our Richmond office and has been with us for over 6 years. She notes that her favorite aspect of her position is that “Each project challenges me more and more and it’s made me grow in so many ways. I also love seeing the end result after all the signage is installed.” Walida is also a Class of 2018 ISA Elite Member, which is highly sought-after program to broaden your knowledge of the signage industry. It provides a wide range of knowledge about different types of sign companies and their processes. It also helps to connect you to industry relationships and friendships that last throughout your career. Walida comments about her experience that “The ISA Sign Expo is amazing and seeing all of the vendors and different machines that are out there is out of this world. It’s a great program and I highly suggest anyone who is interested apply if you fit the criteria needed to apply.” We are thankful to have Walida as apart of our team, and she told us that she loves working at Acorn because “The atmosphere is great, the people are great, the fun team events are awesome and I love working with everyone here at Acorn. There is room to grow and you really learn a lot about yourself not only in the work environment but as a person. It’s a great place to work and I enjoy coming to Acorn every day!” A fun fact about Walida is that she has never eaten a Big Mac from McDonald’s! Our team members are the heart of who we are as a company, and we are thankful for them every day. Check out our full team here.
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BOB GREENBERGER
EXECUTIVE VP OF SALES | MARKETING
Meet Acorn’s EVP of Sales and Marketing: Bob Greenberger
In April 2019, Acorn Sign Graphics welcomed Robert “Bob” Greenberger to our team as the new Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. We sat down with him to discuss his experiences and vision for Acorn in this new position. He has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, with a large portion of those in the sign industry. Bob discovered his love of signage in his college days at Penn State University, where he graduated with a degree in Marketing. Before he was specifically working in the sign industry, he worked in advertising, and his passion for advertising led him to the world of sign-making. Bob’s extensive experience in the sign industry lends him to have a keen understanding of sales and marketing in relation to sign-making. His journey in the sign industry began when he became the VP of Sales at Jarob, Inc. When he accepted the position at Jarob, he had a small marketing team comprised of salespeople, estimators and marketing professionals. They focused on mostly interior signage work in the supermarket, healthcare, sports, and convention center industries. Not only did he work to redevelop and expand the marketing and sales teams, his efforts in strategic marketing allowed Jarob to grow from a $8 million company to a $12.5 million company during his time there. After he left Jarob, Inc., he accepted a role as a National Account Executive for North American Signs (NAS). While his former position was mostly focused on interior signage, North American Signs exclusively creates exterior signage, which presents a different understanding and perspective of the industry. In his time at NAS, he learned the intricacies of exterior signage permits, zoning codes, engineering, maintenance, installation, and more. Bob’s most recent position before joining Acorn was as the Director of Sales and Education at Nova Polymers in the Washington D.C. area. His position at Nova Polymers required him to develop and strengthen their sales and support teams. Not only did he focus on redeveloping their sales division, he led a group of educational presenters that taught on the importance of ADA compliance and standards in relation to signage for architects, designers, and the sign community as a whole. In addition, his marketing and sales strategies allowed Nova Polymers to grow from a $4 million company to a $6 million company during his tenure. While working at Nova Polymers, he met the team at Acorn Signs as he was doing some consulting work, and after 6 years of working at Nova, he’s joined Acorn Sign Graphics as our EVP of Sales and Marketing. Bob has diverse experiences and knowledge that he is bringing together to the Acorn team. Bob’s main focus for Acorn is to elevate and develop the sales team, estimators and account managers to allow them to do the best work possible. He believes that when company leaders empower and provide team members with the resources they need to succeed, everything else takes care of itself. He is also working to establish new marketing strategies and programs for Acorn to grow its brand presence. Bob’s dedication to the sign industry stems from his passion for “helping the 7.3 billion people in this world navigate the ‘built environment.’” He believes that innovation and strategic design in signage helps people get to the right place easily. This is what his passion is truly about. Bob strives to make built environments more inclusive and accessible, while also focusing on environmental stewardship and social responsibility. Acorn Sign Graphics is a company that is extremely passionate about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in relation to signage and wayfinding, and Bob’s vision for the sign industry as a whole strategically aligns with our mission. Bob has given hundreds of presentations on ADA compliance, and he is one of few people in the country who is considered an ADA expert in relation to signage. Our passion for accessibility in the sign industry makes Bob a perfect fit for taking Acorn into the future as a company focused on inclusion. When clients work with Acorn Sign Graphics, they experience working with a creative department that can take ideas all the way from conception to completion. Our team develops the initial design for signage (including wayfinding), analyzes the space, and determines the best way for people to navigate the built environment. After these steps, Acorn is able to fabricate and install all the signage needed, all with a focus on ADA compliance and accessibility. Acorn Sign Graphics is unlike other signage companies because we are a certified B Corporation that focuses on sustainability, environmentalism, and inclusion. According to the official definition, “Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.” (Source: https://bcorporation.net/about-b-corps ). Acorn’s designation as a B Corp sets us apart as a company that is focused on people first. Bob has began working on new ideas and strategies to highlight our mission to partner with individuals and companies that strive to improve our society as a whole through accessibility. We focus on our client’s goals and what they are looking to accomplish, and work with them to bring projects to fruition. On a personal level, Bob’s greatest joy is playing with his 3 grandchildren and watching them grow up. He has 3 daughters, and loves being able to spend time with his family. He is also an avid golfer, racket ball, and pickleball player. Acorn Sign Graphics is overjoyed to welcome Bob Greenberger to our team, and we are excited for how our company will move into the future with Bob as our EVP of Sales and Marketing.
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ACCOUNT MANAGER
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CULTURE & COMMUNITY

VALUES

Our commitment to the Acorn Sign Graphics values informs both our customer relations as well as our internal organization. By putting these values into practice, we build relationships that last – and that are fun and mutually rewarding.

  • Hold Up Your End of the Deal
  • We Are in this Together
  • Exceed Expectations
  • We Can Do it Better
  • Shine the Light

B-CORP

By standing up to be counted among the B Corp ranks, we’re holding ourselves accountable for our own legacy and also supporting a movement inspiring business to leave the world a little bit better. Plus, we are able to provide our customers with a respected standard by which they may assess how well we “walk the talk” of social and environmental responsibility.

CULTURE

The Acorn culture is at heart a thriving corporate ecosystem that makes Acorn a great place to work. It starts with nurturing the basics–a safe and healthy work environment, generous benefits, training, Town Halls and inclusive, participatory management and communication, flex time, food and fun. Project performance and financial information is regularly shared, and every Associate participates in gain sharing.

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