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New FASTSIGNS® Location Opens in Seattle’s University District

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

SEATTLE – Local sign and visual graphics provider FASTSIGNS® of Seattle – University District recently opened for business at 4721 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105.

“My team and I are excited to deliver our visual communications expertise and services to local businesses in the University District and surrounding areas,” said Jorge Villamil, who owns FASTSIGNS of Seattle – University District.

Villamil spent 26 years in sales, marketing and business development at corporations including Eastman Kodak and Microsoft. He has a master’s degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona and a photography certificate from the University of Washington. In 2014, he decided to open his own business with his wife, Irma Arenas, and the support of their two children Natalia and Esteban. Arenas has 15 years of experience in systems management and a master’s degree in engineering and planning.

“Having always been passionate about photography and visual communications, opening our own FASTSIGNS center fit perfectly,” Villamil said. “We look forward to helping local businesses make the most of their signs and visual graphics and reach their goals with creative ideas, unique applications and quality products.”

The team at FASTSIGNS of Seattle – University District includes visual communications specialist Sarah Beth Terry and graphic designer Clayton Murphy. Terry has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in metal fabrication and sculpture and has three years of experience in the signage industry as a designer, fabricator and assembly technician. Murphy has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and has previously held positions as graphic designer and production assistant at three FASTSIGNS locations in Texas.

“The U District has a vibrant, diverse culture and my team and I are excited to be a part of it. As a locally owned business, we will support the community in any way we can,” Villamil said.

 

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Richard Romano, Section Editor/Senior Analyst
Richard has written about communication, graphics hardware and software trends for the past 15 years.

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