Our Staff
From FASTSIGNS® of Matthews-Ballantyne, NC

Our Staff

Our staff is second to none, and we are proud of our best-in-class customer service department, award winning in-house graphic design department and a quality-conscious production and installation crew. With over 135 years of collective experience in the sign industry, our team of experts are well equipped to handle your visual communications needs. Contact us at any one of our three affilicated locations; FASTSIGNS South Tryon, FASTSIGNS Rock Hill and FASTSIGNS Matthews/Ballantyne.

Ben Knight, the owner of FASTSIGNS® Matthews/Ballantyne, acquired the fast paced sign team in early 2012. Originally from Lynchburg, VA, Ben graduated with a BA in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College. He gained over 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the consumer products industry working for a Fortune 100 company. During his tenure, he advanced to become Vice President of Sales and was responsible for $750 million in annual revenue. He went on to become Executive VP of Sales and Marketing for a small rigid packaging company in Los Angeles. He led the once struggling company to grow from $27 million to $100 million in annual revenue in less than four years. Despite his success, the desire to own his company propelled Ben to research small business opportunities, particularly close to the southeast so he could be close to his family and return to his Southern roots.

 In 2007, Ben and his wife Betsy acquired FASTSIGNS South Tryon, and in 2009 they expanded their business with the purchase of FASTSIGNS Rock Hill. He recently added a third location in 2012, FASTSIGNS Matthews/Ballantyne. By combining the strengths of all three operations, his team has the ability to deliver the visual communications solutions you desire from concept to completion, including graphic design, site signs, monument signs, dimensional letters, ADA signs and vehicle wraps.