(FORT WAYNE, IN) June 1, 2021 - FASTSIGNS® of South Fort Wayne, a locally-owned and independently operated sign business located at 6646 West Jefferson Blvd, is now open for business under the direction of Sarah and Russ Fleeger.
As new franchisees, Sarah and Russ will both be involved in the business planning while Sarah will run the day-to-day operations as the center’s General Manager. Sarah is a lifelong educator with experience in Elementary education and most recently Special Education. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Russ is a Finance Executive and current CFO of an Indiana-based medical device company.
Rounding out the team will be Jeff Anderson and Angie Fleeger. Jeff is a Graphic Designer with several years of design experience in the sign industry. Angie Fleeger will assume the role of Visual Communications Specialist. She brings to FASTSIGNS many years of sales & customer service experience in the event & wedding industry in Northeast Indiana.
Sarah & Russ chose Fort Wayne to start their business because it is a vibrant, growing city with a significant amount of recent business investment. With Russ’s connection to the city, and after living in Japan for six years, they decided they wanted to fully invest in their hometown.
“We looked at several business opportunities and focused on those that were less cyclical and performed well during the pandemic,” said Russ Fleeger, “Also, FASTSIGNS, by far, had the most positive and supportive environment and happy franchisees.”
The Fleegers look forward to joining their chamber and also their local BNI group. FASTSIGNS of Fort Wayne is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“We are excited to invest in Fort Wayne, provide local jobs, and partner with local companies to provide visual communication solutions that enhance their brand,” said Sarah.
FASTSIGNS® of Fort Wayne is a locally and independently owned and operated sign, graphics and visual communications company that provides comprehensive visual marketing solutions to customers of all sizes—across all industries—to help them attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touchpoints including décor, events, wearables, digital signage and marketing materials. To learn more, visit fastsigns.com/2348 or call 260-399-6434.