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frank r wood bioBentonville, AR – American & Interstate Signcrafters, a national sign manufacturing and project management company, today announced its hiring of Frank R. Wood. Frank will head American / Interstate Signcrafters national petroleum and convenience store division. With nearly 20 years experience in the sign, construction, and project management field, Frank has a keen understanding of the values and objectives that drive sign program decisions.

Prior to joining American / Interstate Signcrafters, Frank ran Pilot Flying J Travel Centers reimaging program where he oversaw more than 100 sites nationwide. In doing so Frank was responsible for setting all program standards and specs, including: developing an overall budget, identifying materials to be used, setting LED specs, as well as managing the sub-contractor and supplier vetting process.

Prior to that Frank was charged with a reimage for Wyndham Worldwide’s continental United States Super 8 and Days Inn locations, which totaled more than 200 sites and included change outs on all aspects of signage (interior and exterior). Frank also has extensive field management experience. On behalf of Regions Bank, Frank field managed 800-1000 Regions Bank sites where he was responsible for everything from site surveys, site inspections, manufacturers inspections, and total site conversion punch-lists.

Frank attended Arkansas State University, served in the U.S. Army and U.S. National Guard. He was honorably discharged and now resides in Bentonville, AR, with his wife Stephanie, three beautiful daughters, and two beautiful grandchildren.






Boynton, FL – American & Interstate Signcrafters, a full service sign manufacturing and project management company, today announced its hiring of Mike Morelli. Morelli, a well-regarded industry veteran, brings to the growing American & Interstate Signcrafters team years of experience leading retail, fashion, hospitality, and QSR sign and branding programs.

“Mike’s reputation for brand-centric, design conscious customer service and execution is well-known within the sign industry. Welcoming Mike aboard the American & Interstate Signcrafters is an absolute pleasure,” said Lisa Johnson, VP, American & Interstate Signcrafters. “His energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and we’re so excited.”

Said Mike Morelli, “What excites me most about joining the team is the scope of our capabilities, scale of our projects and programs, and company-wide emphasis on first class project management. I also look forward to introducing my existing network to our strategically located manufacturing facilities up and down the east coast, and to the many more relationships and projects made possible my American & Interstate Signcrafters fabrication, installation, and service capabilities.”

Mike manages national, and international, sign programs and oversees business development in the southeastern United States. Possessing encyclopedic sign knowledge and more than 20 years’ experience Mike is regularly called on by the nation’s best known retail, fashion, hospitality, and QSR brands…





MFD_Social_Playbook_2014_FINALAmerican Signcrafters Celebrates National Manufacturing Day

Highlights Manufacture of Highest Sign in New York City; and Installation by “All-Millennial Crew” 

Announces Need for Qualified Applicants to Keep Pace with Exploding Growth

Islip, NY, October 2, 2015 – American Signcrafters, a full service sign manufacturing company offering fully integrated branding solutions nationwide, today celebrated “National Manufacturing Day” by participating in the Workforce Development Institute press conference “Long Island Makers: Millennials in Manufacturing,” highlighting its manufacture and installation of New York Cities’ highest sign by an “All-Millennial” crew, and announcing it is seeking three new employees to complement its continued growth in the manufacturing sector.

“We are extremely proud of all our employees, but today I get to spotlight the recent contributions made by our Millennials, which includes installing the NBCUniversal/Comcast logo and Peacock signs atop 30 Rockefeller Center. Those were cold nights, but they took the challenge and executed flawlessly,” said American Signcrafters CEO Jeff Petersen…

To learn more visit the New York Workforce Development Institute.






facebook pageNorthshore-LIJ Health System to Honor Jeff Petersen

Hospital Gala Celebrates American Signcrafters CEO’s Charitable Efforts

Efforts Include Raising Funds to Benefit the Southside Hospital Capital

Islip, NY, September 25, 2015  – American Signcrafters, a full service sign manufacturing company offering fully integrated branding solutions nationwide, today announced CEO Jeff Petersen, and his wife Patti Petersen, will be honored by the North Shore-LIJ health system October 16, 2015 at its annual Southside Hospital Gala.

“The North Shore-LIJ health system, and its staff, have done more for my family than we can ever do for it. We are personally invested in its continued growth and humbled by this honor,” said Jeff Petersen, American Signcrafters, President and CEO.

Gala funding will benefit Southside Hospital capital plans. Southside Hospital is undergoing a substantial transformation as it creates the new Bohlsen Family Emergency Department and philanthropy has been and will continue to be vitally important to their success…

To support this effort visit the North Shore-LIJ health system fundraising page.