Local FASTSIGNS Under New Ownership in Huntsville

May 31, 2019

(HUNTSVILLE, AL) May 31, 2019—FASTSIGNS® of Huntsville, a locally owned and operated sign and graphics company, is now under new ownership. Franchisees, Tanveer Ziaur-Rehman and Sadiya Ahmed, officially took ownership of the center on April 1, 2019. Located at the busy intersection of University Drive and Jordan Lane, the team at FASTSIGNS of Huntsville consists of franchisees Tanveer Zia and Sadiya Ahmed as well as X’Avier Smith and Denise Bell. 

New Ownership in Huntsville, AL

“The brand integrity of FASTSIGNS was a deciding factor in choosing this franchise over others in the sign industry,” said Tanveer Zia, franchisee at FASTSIGNS of Huntsville.

An engineer by education, Ziaur-Rehman approaches the management of a sign project with an experienced view and an eye for quality and detail. As someone who maintains great relationships with other local small businesses, he always knows someone who can help solve a problem, large or small. Sadiya Ahmed, who owns the business with her husband was an elementary school teacher who has now converted into a full-time manager at FASTSIGNS of Huntsville.

“It is a joy to work with my husband in a family-owned business that helps the people of the community preserve small business practices with the innovation of the latest in sign design and technology,” said Ahmed.

X’Avier Smith, a Huntsville native, has been with the FASTSIGNS of Huntsville team for over 2 years as the Graphic artist and Production specialist. Both his degree in graphic design art and his practical and varied experience make him an expert in all types of materials and projects.

Denise Bell has a personal connection to the origins of this franchise as a native of Dallas/Ft. Worth area, where the corporate headquarters of FASTSIGNS is located.  Denise is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at Alabama A&M University and will be working in the role of Visual Communications Specialist at the center.

Sadiya and Tanveer look forward to serving the great community of Huntsville with all of their visual communication and signage needs. They will also become an active member of the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce.

“FASTSIGNS is a long-standing partner with the Northern Alabama business community, and we believe in the infrastructure of small businesses as the backbone of the American economy.  Providing custom small business solutions with a personal touch is part of what makes the FASTSIGNS model successful,” says Sadiya Ahmed, franchisee at FASTSIGNS of Huntsville. “Although signage websites are growing, there is still a huge difference in the quality and clarity of communicating with a real-live team of people available through phone, email, or in-person whose sole purpose is to carry your project through to completion.”

FASTSIGNS of Huntsville is located at 4294 University Dr NW Ste A and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


FASTSIGNS® of Huntsville 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 touch points including décor, events, wearables, digital signage and marketing materials. To learn more, visit www.fastsigns.com/523 or call (256) 722-5227.