Meet the Staff

  • Al and Cindy Cothern - Franchisees

    Al & Cindy Cothern

    Al and Cindy opened FASTSIGNS of West Palm Beach in 2008 and FASTSIGNS of Palm Beach Gardens in 2013. They are originally from New Mexico and have been married since 1994. Their backgrounds are in management, finance and banking. They have 3 adult children and live in Jupiter, FL.
  • Greg Elliott

    Greg Elliott

    Store Manager
    Greg is the Store Manager and has been in the sign industry for 10 years and 5 of those have been with FASTSIGNS West Palm Beach. He specializes in graphic installation and fabrication, and problem solving. Greg has achieved certification as a 3M Preferred Installer. He was has been on the wrestling team, trained in Muay Thai, and competed in MMA. Greg grew up in Gladstone, Michigan and enjoys fishing, house projects, and boating.
  • Brenna Brouillette

    Brenna Brouilette

    Customer Service Manager
    Brenna has been in the sign industry for over 5 years, all of which have been with us. She supervises customer service and is our specialist for trade show related products.  Brenna is originally from Pennsylvania.  In her free time, Brenna likes to travel, go to the beach, and spend time with her husband and daughter.
  • Denise Darby

    Denise Darby

    Production Manager
    Denise has been in the sign industry for over 20 years, and has been with our team for 3 years and oversees sign production.  Denise is originally from Jupiter, Florida.  She has a Bachelors Degree in Art, and in her free time she enjoys playing soccer and spending time with her family.
  • Rick Stewart, Production

    Rick Stewart

    Rick is originally from the Detroit Michigan area and moved to Florida about 10 years ago. He has been in the sign and graphics industry most of his career and is skilled sign maker and graphics installer. Rick enjoys fishing, playing guitar, and hanging out with friends and family in his free time.
  • Todd Persenaire

    Todd Persenaire

    Production & Installation
    Todd has been in the sign industry for 15 years and specializes in installation and production. Todd has training from Oracal Wrap Academy and is experienced in vehicle graphic installation. He grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida and coaches his son’s soccer team when he is not at FASTSIGNS. Todd enjoys playing the guitar and going to sports games with his son.
  • Justin Dechert

    Justin Dechert

    Graphic Design
    Justin has been in the sign industry for about 10 years and specializes in graphic design, routing, and engraving. He grew up in Boynton Beach, Florida and went to Stetson University for Digital Arts. Justin played baseball for Stetson and enjoys other sports, going to the beach, cooking/grilling, and spending time with his family. If you run into Justin while he is out rollerblading, ask him to do a back flip!
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    Elise Cothern

    Marketing Assistant
    Elise has been a part of our team for a year now and works part time while she attends college. She specializes in customer service and marketing. Elise has spent most of her time in Jupiter, Florida and enjoys being outside, either by the water or looking for a nature trail. She is aspiring to own her own business and is working to get a Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing.
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    Jean Rivera

    Jean has been in the sign industry for about 7 years and specializes in production and installation. His father owns a sign business in Corozal, Puerto Rico which is where Jean got his start in the industry.  When he is not at FASTSIGNS, Jean is with his band, the Axcents, playing live music.  He enjoys going to the beach and spending quality time with his wife and daughter.
  • Elena Vasilieva

    Elena Vasilieva

    Customer Service Representative
    Elena has been in the visual communications industry for over 4 years now, specializing with plaques and indoor wall features.  She moved to West Boca, Florida from Indiana and began working with us earlier in the year. We are excited to have her on our team!
  • Jessica Garcia

    Jessica Garcia

    Graphic Designer
    Jessica is a Florida native and has worked as a graphic designer for the last two years. She enjoys drawing or going to the beach with her partner and their dog Max in her free time.