30 09, 2021

Propelled Brands: Woman of Wonder: Catherine Monson

2021-09-30T19:12:56-04:00September 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

As CEO of Propelled Brands, the parent company of Fastsigns International, the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America – along with the recent acquisitions of NerdsToGo, My Salon Suite and Salon Plaza – Catherine Monson is responsible for overseeing the operations of over 950 independently owned and operated franchised businesses in nine countries. By Jessica Jones


31 01, 2021

FASTSIGNS: Helping Organizations Persevere with Vital Communications

2021-01-31T09:07:53-05:00January 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

FASTSIGNS International Inc., the franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the nation’s leading sign, graphics, and visual communications franchise, has played an increasingly important role in helping businesses navigate challenges during the pandemic. By Jessica Jones


30 11, 2020

FASTSIGNS: Continuing Nationwide Growth as an Essential Business

2020-11-30T17:49:04-05:00November 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, FASTSIGNS International Inc. was quick to act. As the franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics, and visual communications brand, it was important to ensure FASTSIGNS centers across the U.S. could continue to operate, and the leadership team worked closely with state and local governments to have FASTSIGNS centers deemed as essential businesses. By Jessica Jones


30 09, 2020

Turning the Tide with Courage and Positivity

2020-09-30T17:57:54-04:00September 30th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Catherine Monson is recognized again this year by Franchise Dictionary Magazine as one of the WOW: 50 Women Of Wonder and she graces our cover for excellent reasons. Under her leadership as CEO of FASTSIGNS since 2009, the brand has become one of the country’s largest franchise companies. It has benefited significantly from Monson’s strategic positioning and her franchising and broad business and marketing experience. By Rose Mango


31 05, 2020

A Day in the Life of a FASTSIGNS Franchise Owner

2020-06-01T14:52:41-04:00May 31st, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

For more than a decade, Brent Walker worked as a contract ICU nurse, traveling from Michigan to Southern California, offering his services in 14 different hospitals. He was burned out and looking for a career transition when a friend started talking about an entrepreneurial opportunity. By Jessica Jones