OUR TEAM

We are an uncommon group of co-workers, having fun as a family and committing to providing the best customer experience.

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Tim Birlson View Bio

Tim Birlson

Senior Production Technician

Our production department is a true beast, and our production manager, Tim, is definitely it's master. Tim has been with Best Sign Group since 2007. He handles all of our production tasks including the lost art of hand-lettered signage. His eye for detail is not only evident in the work, but also in our production area. He likes his domain neat and orderly, and you will find his work the same. An artist by nature, he also produces detailed, beautiful acrylic paintings in his spare time, and can rock a guitar when the mood strikes him.

Shawn Griffin View Bio

Shawn Griffin

VP of Operations | Creative Media Designer

Shawn came to us in 2014 when we were in need of a people-builder and someone skilled in programs like Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator. He wasted no time in helping build our company culture, and he mentored and poured his time into many of our associates. Shawn also brought to the table other skill sets, including organization & process management, which facilitate interior wayfinding projects for some of our major hospital & education clients.

Shirley Karr View Bio

Shirley Karr

Human Resources and Accounting

There are many parts and pieces to a company, but many would argue that none are more vital than accounting. Everyone loves a paycheck. Shirley has been with BSG since 2004. She handles every aspect of billing and finance, as well as HR. She offers financial counseling to our employees, and for anything else, she keeps an open door, an attentive ear, and a seemingly boundless supply of chocolate.

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Dream, Create, Build

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Daryl Warren View Bio

Daryl Warren

Production Technician

Fabrication is the lifeblood of any production environment and Daryl is master. She has been here since 2002 as an integral part of our finished product. Daryl's knowledge of our CNC machine is incomparable, and her green thumb in our company garden inspires envy. Aside from the owners, she has the most seniority of all our staff.

Tim Bottoms View Bio

Tim Bottoms

Production and Installation Technician

With 15 years sign production experience, Tim Bottoms could work anywhere but he chose BSG. Why? “Because the family environment here is amazing.” Tim and his wife, Sandra have 3 children and 1 grandbaby. Tim’s passion for woodworking has grown into a separate business. He is currently creating furniture. Most importantly, spare time is reserved for family activities like the pool, park and trampolines. Tim is all about family.

CJ Jones View Bio

CJ Jones

Sign Designer

From 2006-2008, Cj created both interior and exterior custom signs, wraps, fast signs and EMC graphics. She is grateful to be back in the BSG family helping customers’ visions come to life. Cj enjoys seeing her work around NWA because it makes her feel like an integral part of the community. After venturing out to create ecommerce websites and publish magazines, Cj has returned to BSG. “I like this company BEST because I feel like family here.” With a background in commercial photography, layout and design, Cj gravitates toward learning new programs and processes. Surprisingly, Cj can jump out of airplanes, make pizzas, de-bone chicken thighs and sew.

Deanna Kennedy View Bio

Deanna Kennedy

Front End Coordinator | Graphic Designer | Promotional Products Specialist

We have a passion for community and our customer so the first person you meet when you walk through our doors has to personify our core values. Deanna came to BSG in 2014 and has been instrumental in treating our customers with respect and passion. She handles a large majority of our fast signs and has done a great job. Also, Deanna is a resident Promotional Products guru. She helps our customers find the best fit for applying their brand to a wide variety of promotional products.

Kale Schuenemann View Bio

Kale Schuenemann

National Accounts and Service Coordinator

Kale began his sign career working in production and helping on installs in 2013. Truthfully, though, his career really began when he was crawling around under Laura's desk. You might say he has been "raised" on signs. After beginning in production, he quickly learned the ins and outs, and became an invaluable part of our installation team. He has since graduated to our service department assisting with national accounts and logistics. His even temperament and superior administrative skills make him a success in multi-tasking and time management. Also, he's BSG's resident car expert and much of his spare time is spent enjoying the outdoors.

Joey Weatherly View Bio

Joey Weatherly

Installation/Service Technician

Originally from Crosset, AR, Joey comes to Best Sign Group with over a decade of experience as an electrician for paper mills. This is helpful in his role since he services and installs our signs. His analytical skills stem from his education in Computer Information Systems, in which he earned a Bachelor's degree at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. When he's not at Best Sign Group, he's either spending time with his family or honing his skills as a bass fisherman.

Josh Breedlove View Bio

Josh Breedlove

Installation/Service Technician

Josh comes to Best Sign Group with a background in landscape design, installation, and maintenance as well as assembling wire harnesses for big rigs and lift gates. He has a keen eye for detail and great customer service skills. Just as important is his ability to work in the heat. Josh brings a strong skillset in general tool knowledge, light welding, and construction. He enjoys off-roading, riding ATV's, and wood working.

Mike Jones View Bio

Mike Jones

President / Owner

Mike Jones is a native of Northwest Arkansas. Like Mike, his grandparents were also entrepreneurs and started in the car business in Fayetteville in 1934. Their company continued to be run by Mike’s parents and then Mike himself until he sold in 2006. Mike has spent his entire life working for and running the family business working in all aspects of sales, operations, management and ownership in both the car business and rental car business. Mike has found a jewel in Best Sign Group and looks forward to continuing the culture of customer service providing the best in sign creation, manufacture, and installation.

Abby Plemmons View Bio

Abby Plemmons

Senior Designer of Special Projects

Having started at BSG in 2005 on the front end, Abby is now responsible for educating clients and crafting a customer experience that guarantees beautiful results. She works with the production team and our manufacturers to ensure that projects are built precisely to spec and that client needs are being met. When she's not managing a million projects at BSG, she's excelling at being a wife and mother. She loves being with her family, and in her spare time, enjoys watching the seasons of "Friends." Could she BE anymore awesome?

R.J. Stimel View Bio

R.J. Stimel

Graphic Designer

With nearly 13 years of experience in the sign industry, R.J. brings to the table a combination of design savvy and fabrication knowledge. His keen eye for design makes it simple for him to put together visually striking signage, and he continues to invest himself in learning how to better hone his craft. When asked what makes him so passionate about sign design, he answered, "They're monuments to the customer and the designer. They last a long time and you can point them out and say, 'I designed that one.'" The customer gets noticed and the design itself is personally fulfilling. A husband, a father, a friend, a connoisseur of food and science fiction. He is a perfect addition to the Best Sign Group team.

Josh Williams View Bio

Josh Williams

Sign Designer

Bringing a wide array of skillsets, including illustration, Josh joined our BSG team to work in our custom sign group. He has background in apparel, signs, car wraps, and really bad movie quotes. His design portfolio includes visual, brand, print, and typography and works in both digital and traditional media which helps round out our design team. Josh's style is lively, colorful, with a strong focus on aesthetics. In his spare time, he enjoys fitness and making people laugh.

Best Sign Group offers the best service, price and product anyone could ask for. They are so generous with their time but still make the process efficient for busy people. Deanna and Susie take the time to listen and understand what we need, answer questions, provide helpful, relevant information (based on their clearly high level of expertise), and get everything just right. The products represent us well above what I'd hoped, and the prices are significantly more affordable than I'd expected. And, let's talk selection...You wouldn't believe all the amazing options!

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-- Sarah Woodman, National Sales Project Coordinator | Victory Sign Industries, Ltd

Best Sign Group

We've been dazzling customers and turning heads since 1994, and along the way, we've made amazing signs. When you partner with Best Sign Group, you're teaming up with some of the most talented people in the business. We care about the quality of our work, but more importantly, we care about your success - and the opportunities behind every project. It's this commitment to the customer experience that allows us to do what we love - and we've been doing it well for a while now. We're Best Sign Group - and it doesn't get any better.