Local Sign Company Employees Purchase FASTSIGNS Center

Author: FASTSIGNS® of Metairie, LA

FASTSIGNS® of Metairie, LA, a local sign and graphics provider, is now under the direction of Richard Acton and Charles Hellbach.

Prior to coming to FASTSIGNS in 1999, Richard had a background in Retail working as a Regional Sales Manager. When he saw an ad for a role at FASTSIGNS
, he applied and got the job. He began on the team as a Customer Service Representative, grew into a hybrid role doing both inside and outside sales and is now a proud co-franchisee with Charles.

Charles has been an employee at the center for 17 years working as the Production Manager. Known as the lifeline of the center, Charles wears many hats that include IT genius, point of sale master and manager of all things involving installation and production.

Moving forward as owners, Richard will be managing Outside Sales and Marketing and Charles will continue as the Production Manager. In addition to these two, the center team also includes Drew Baum, who has been at the center for three and a half years as the Visual Communications Specialist. 

“We are thrilled to step into our new roles as business owners,” said Richard Acton. “We have so many amazing customers in our community, and we know that we would not be where we are without their daily support. We are excited about the future of this business.”

FASTSIGNS® of Metairie, LA is located at 6601 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70003. The center is open from Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 


FASTSIGNS® of Metairie, LA 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 or (504) 420-3567.