Local Retired Military Officers Open New Business

Author: FASTSIGNS® of Canton, OH - Central
FASTSIGNS of Canton Central's storefront

FASTSIGNS® of Canton, OH - Central a locally owned and operated sign and graphics company, is now open under the direction of Patrick and Latassha Daugherty, retired military officers from the Air Force and Army. Prior to joining the AirForce, Patrick was employed by FASTSIGNS in Akron, Ohio. 

“Even then, I enjoyed the type of creative work and products we produced for our customers. The franchise support stood out then, and I knew it was a great network to be a part of,” said Patrick Daugherty. “After retiring from the Air Force, I reached out about becoming a franchisee and realized the tremendous growth that had occured while I was serving. The growth along with the franchise support and efficient workflow were what sold us.”

Additional team members on board include Dayton Wright as Visual Communications Specialist and Dan Cole who will be working in Graphic Design and Production. Dayton Wright has experience with customer relations with his background in personal training, and Dan has previous experience in the sign and large print industry. 

Latassha is a member of the Canton Chamber of Commerce. As former healthcare administrator, Patrick also belongs to the American College of Healthcare Executives (Fellow), Healthcare Financial Management Association (CHFP), and the Project Management Institute (PMP).

“Our visual communication products consist of signs, graphics and interior decor,” said Latassha. “We look forward to partnering with local businesses and organizations to help them share their message and brand with customers or employees. We pride ourselves on being reliable and customer focused.”

FASTSIGNS® of Canton, OH - Central is located at 2417 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, OH, 44708. The center is open from Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday by appointment only.