Meet the Staff

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    Jose Azavedo

    Franchisee / Owner

    "Jose utilizes his entrepreneurial skills and business acumen to help businesses grow and stand out from the competition. Jose managed McDonald’s biggest vendor in India, growing the company from a single product line to supplying McDonald’s with 40% of its requirements.

    Having owned FASTSIGNS for over 15 years, Jose has developed a solid understanding of the market, technology and customer service. Jose has built FASTSIGNS into a successful business combining his knowledge of Visual Communications, with his ability to find innovative solutions for companies to help them market themselves.

    Jose’s interests include economics, finance and the stock market; interests that he has used to advise small business’ on development of business plans and entrepreneurship. He has been a member of the Mississauga Board of Trade for over 10 years.

    Jose cycled 215 kms over two days to raise money for the Princess Margaret Hospital's Ride to Conquer Cancer, and volunteers at the Good Shepherd Ministries in Toronto."

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    Roman Marijosius

    Outside Sales - Visual Communication Specialist

    Having spent the majority of his career in technology sales, Roman has decided to focus his experience and creativity on Visual Communications at FASTSIGNS.

    Roman brings years of project management and consulting experience to FASTSIGNS.

    In his spare time, Roman is involved in the performing arts and marathon running; having run races in Canada, The U.S., Europe and The Caribbean.

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    Katerina Petrov

    Graphic Designer

    Specializing in Trade Show & Vehicle Graphics, Katerina has been with FASTSIGNS from 2005. Having owned her own art gallery, Katerina has developed an excellent knowledge of design and graphics.

    Utilizing her understanding of symmetry, colour and composition, Katerina continues to design signage that amazes our clients.

    Katerina’s interests include painting and Yoga.

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    Fabrian (Brian) Rochili

    Production Manager & Graphic Designer

    A graduate of Humber College with a diploma in Multimedia Production. Brian worked as a Freelance Graphic Designer before he joined Fastsigns in 2011.

    Through years of experience, Brian had mastered a variety of skill sets; design, print, production as well as management skills.

    Brian's interests include food, traveling, playing and collecting guitars.

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    Anthony Gecale

    Production Assistant / Project Installer

    Anthony has recently joined the FASTSIGNS® team and has 2 years of experience installing vinyl graphics. This included walls, vehicles, floor and window graphics. He worked in home renovations projects prior to that including, dry wall painting, carpet removal and install and laying tiles. He has also worked for a company where he was in charge of spray painting custom kitchen cabinets.

    Anthony believes in high quality, efficient work with high customer satisfaction. He believes in a high work ethic and professionalism. In his spare time Anthony enjoys camping and hanging out with his friends and family. 

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    Gail Shadowitz

    Inside Sales - Visual Communication Specialist

    Gail joined FASTSIGNS recently, bringing her experience in customer service and inside sales to the team.

    Gail enjoys helping people find the best products to suit their needs. She brings a strong organizational sense and excellent communication skills to the table.

    Gail has a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo

    In her spare time, Gail enjoys swimming, studying vocal music and is an amateur potter.

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    Edoard Lu

    Jr. Graphic Designer

    Prior to joining the FASTSIGNS team, Edoard has worked as a Freelance Graphic Designer specializing in Visual Identity and Marketing & Advertising Design. Throughout his freelance experience, Edoard believes that designs are not only about visual aesthetics, but also a design that is able to communicate a message. He has a strong creative flair and composition. Also, he loves that his work allows him to take an idea and turn it into something beautiful.

    He enjoys creating art, travelling, playing games and board games with friends and family in his spare time.

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    Krishnajith PB (Kris)

    Jr Graphic Designer

    Kris has experience as a freelance graphic designer within the digital marketing industry. Kris has helped many different companies to design their logos and other marketing elements. He believes, “until it jingles, it doesn’t count.” It is not about the time you spent on artwork, it is about the outcome!

    In his spare time, Kris loves playing the guitar, photography, videography, travelling, and sports.

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    Max Estribi

    Jr Graphic Designer

    As a graduate from the Visual and Creative Arts advanced program at Sheridan College, Max brings his multi-disciplinary knowledge to the FASTSIGNS team, with skills such as drawing, digital illustration, and design.

    In his free time, Max enjoys making music, doing art, singing, and playing video games.

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    Sumit Sharma

    Center Manager

    With a strong retail background, Sumit has a great understanding of operations management, customer service and client relations.

    He utilizes consulting with clients and asking the right questions as a way to properly understand their needs. Sumit manages day to day operations of the store to ensure customer orders are produced as per the order, and delivered right on time.

    In his leisure time, Sumit enjoys doing outdoor activities such as hiking, exercise, running, and traveling.

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    Steven Ramroop

    Graphic Designer & Production Assistant

    Steven recently joined FASTSIGNS after 7 years in the food production industry. He graduated college in Montreal where he studied print and digital layout. Steve also has a passion for production and continuous improvement.

    His hobbies are working out, martial arts, and lots of food.

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    Maurizio Mininni

    Production Assistant & Jr. Installer

    Maurizio is a new addition to the FASTSIGN crew. He is one of our installers and is also a part of the production team. Maurizio is very ambitious and outgoing. He is always willing to learn more, and is a big contributor here at FASTSIGNS.

    Some of Maurizio’s hobbies include playing basketball and spending time with friends and family. He likes to spend most of his time outdoors.

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    Cynthia Panijan

    Outside Sales - Visual Communication Specialist

    Accomplished customer service and sales professional. Skilled in relationships and account management. Coming from a previous role in print/media, Cynthia understands the importance of marketing and customer needs. Growing up and also working within a successful retail family run business, Cynthia knows, loves and understands customer service and customer success from start to finish.

    In her leisure time, Cynthia enjoys exercising, socializing, boating and family time. If there is any time left in the day, she loves painting and turning old furniture new.

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    Olivia Aurelio

    Inside Sales - Visual Communication Specialist

    Olivia joined the FASTSIGNS team, bringing 7 years of retail experience and customer service.

    She attended Humber College taking Advertising & Graphic Design. She has a passion for customer success, driven to resolve problems and loves being creative

    Her hobbies include being with friends and family, listening to music and shopping.