FASTSIGNS International, INC. CEO Catherine Monson to Speak at Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce Holiday Event

Author: Vanessa Davidson

(CARROLLTON, Texas) —Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS® International, Inc., will speak at the 2017 Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, December 5. Monson will share how to develop your skills to increase your success by using the five common characteristics of highly successful people as a base.

“It is an honor to be asked to speak at this year’s holiday luncheon.” said Monson. “Whether it is being a successful business leader, successful athlete, successful marketer, successful parent or whatever role is important to a specific individual, I believe that every successful person shares the same characteristics, which can be learned and continually developed.”  

A 30-year veteran of the print and visual communications industry, Monson is an accomplished executive and leader. She has advanced the FASTSIGNS brand to be “more than” and helped the franchise system evolve into a leading visual ideas and comprehensive graphic communications solutions provider.


Catherine Monson is the CEO and President of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. She joined FASTSIGNS® in 2008 and has more than 30 years of franchising and management experience in sales and marketing, operations, development, training and advocacy. Monson is a past recipient of the International Franchise Association’s prestigious Bonny LeVine Award. She has been recognized by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the top 25 Women Industry Leaders and an Innovator and an Influencer by Sign and Digital Graphics magazine. In 2012, Catherine appeared on the two-time Emmy Award-nominated reality series, Undercover Boss, to learn new ways to further advance the FASTSIGNS brand. In 2015, she received the inaugural Franchise Action Network FAN of the Year award for her advocacy work in the franchising community. In 2016, she was selected as a Soderstrom Society Inductee for her contributions to the printing and graphic communications industry and was also honored with the 2016 Leadership Award from the Women That Soar organization. She serves on the Board of Directors of the IFA, for the franchise companies The Learning Experience® and Brain Balance.


FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is the franchisor of more than 660 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS® centers in eight countries including the U.S., Canada, England, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Grand Cayman, Mexico and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®).

FASTSIGNS locations provide comprehensive sign and visual graphic solutions to help companies of all sizes and across all industries 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. Learn more about sign and visual graphic solutions or find a location at Follow the brand on Twitter @FASTSIGNS, Facebook at or on LinkedIn. For information about the FASTSIGNS franchise opportunity, contact Mark Jameson at (214) 346-5679.