Jose AzavedoFranchise Owner Read Bio
Jose AzavedoFranchise 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."
Cynthia PanijanOutside Sales - Visual Communication Specialist Read Bio
Cynthia PanijanOutside 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.
Sumit SharmaCenter Manager Read Bio
Sumit SharmaCenter 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.
Gail ShadowitzInside Sales/Visual Communications Specialist Read Bio
Gail ShadowitzInside Sales/Visual Communications Specialist
Gail joined FASTSIGNS in 2018, 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 and so was made in charge of all the Amazon launch signage. In 2021 she supported Amazon with new signage for 20 fulfillment
centers across Canada.
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.
Fabrian (Brian) RochiliGraphic Designer/Production Manager Read Bio
Fabrian (Brian) RochiliGraphic Designer/Production Manager
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.
Katerina PetrovGraphic Designer Read Bio
Katerina PetrovGraphic 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.
Anthony GecaleProduction and Installation Read Bio
Anthony GecaleProduction and Installation
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.
Steven RamroopGraphic Design/Production Read Bio
Steven RamroopGraphic Design/Production
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.
Krishnajith PB (Kris)Jr. Graphic Designer Read Bio
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.
Max EstribiJr. Graphic Designer Read Bio
Max EstribiJr. 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.
Maurizio MininniProduction and Installation Read Bio
Maurizio MininniProduction and Installation
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.
Miguel VelasquezProduction - Install Associate Read Bio
Miguel VelasquezProduction - Install AssociateMiguel recently joined FASTSIGNS after helping out at a painting company while studying for his
He has graduated from Business Marketing at George Brown College.
His favourite things are music, travelling and hanging out with friends. Being adventurous and
active is my strong suit.
Lorena VincentInside Sales/Visual Communications Specialist Read Bio
Lorena VincentInside Sales/Visual Communications SpecialistLorena has been with FASTSIGNS a long time supporting the team in almost every role.
She enjoys helping people, understanding their projects, finding out their budgets and quoting the
most appropriate signage.
She establishes good relationships with her clients, by doing what she has promised them.
In her spare time, Lorena loves meeting people, art, western music and travel.