hero image
Magnetsigns... team
member image
Kate Holliday
Creative & Production Director
member-image
Kate Holliday
Creative & Production Director

“If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.” – Ralph Speth

Bio

Kate Holliday is Magnetsigns Creative & Print Director. Kate oversees our Creative & Print Department and loves the creative part of her job, designing sign layouts, advertisements, brochures and other items for our Magnetsigns franchisees and corporate accounts clients. Kate has a creative mind and is always looking for ways to improve systems, processes and products. Kate’s favourite part of her role is the time she spends with franchisees and members of our home office team.

member image
Shannon Zelinski
Production Manager
member-image
Shannon Zelinski
Production Manager

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore

Bio

With a sunny disposition, Shannon has a dynamic approach blending efficiency with creativity with a touch of tech to get things done. Drawing from her previous Production Manager background, Shannon enriches our team with valuable experience on numerous levels.

A quick learner by nature, she embraces new challenges enthusiastically and has a quest for lifelong learning. Beyond the production room, Shannon channels her creativity into crafting, building computers, and playing video games.

member image
Stuart Erskine
CEO
member-image
Stuart Erskine
CEO

“How you do anything is how you do everything”
– Derek Sivers

Bio

Stuart Erskine is the President of Declare Brands. Stuart has been with the company since September of 1997 when he purchased one of the first Magnetsigns franchises in Alberta. Stuart oversees the Magnetsigns growth and development, provides leadership and vision and heads our management team. Stuart is also an adventurer with a passion for long distance running and high altitude climbing. Among his accomplishments are the summiting of Mount Everest, completion of the Seven Summits challenge and participation in many of the world’s great endurance races including the Marathon des Sables, a six-day 250 km run across the Sahara Desert.

member image
Kyle Montgomery
Senior Creative
member-image
Kyle Montgomery
Senior Creative

“Experience does for the soul what education does for the mind,” Casey Neistat

Bio

Kyle Montgomery is a very talented designer in our Magnetsigns creative Department. Kyle’s creativity extends across a number of important roles including creative consulting, layout design and printing and production support. Kyle is a self-described techy, whose favourite part of his role is working creatively with our franchises and interacting with our Home Office team.

member image
Vic Kesenheimer
Creative, Production
member-image
Vic Kesenheimer
Creative, Production

“Good design is like a refrigerator—when it works, no one notices, but when it doesn’t, it sure stinks.” – Irene Au

Bio

Vic is our newest graphic designer and the youngest member of the Magnetsigns home office team. Vic came to us from Edmonton in May 2023, newly graduated from the NAIT Animation Concentration and Graphic Communications program with Honour Roll. Their favorite part of the job is completing layouts for franchises and seeing the final product ship out, as well as assisting with production on our busiest days.

Outside of work, Vic is an avid Dungeons and Dragons player who enjoys escaping reality with any fictional game or story world they can immerse themselves into.

member image
Lloyd Sehn
Franchising
member-image
Lloyd Sehn
Franchising

“Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals” – Henry Ford

Bio

Lloyd has been with Magnetsigns since 2000 when he purchased a franchise in Estevan, Saskatchewan. After a very successful experience, Lloyd joined our Home Office team in 2002. As VP Franchising, Lloyd’s role is to help grow and develop the Magnetsigns brand in Canada and the United States. Over the years, Lloyd has helped introduce many of our current franchisees to the Magnetsign business oppportunity. Lloyd is passionate about the Magnetsigns brand and knows from experience that our product gets results for our clients. Lloyd is an avid sports fan and athlete. He plays and coaches hockey, has more than 20 full marathon finishes to his credit and three Ironman finishes. He has also served on the board of the Spectra Credit Union.

member image
Ron Spangler
General Manager, Supply and Services
member-image
Ron Spangler
General Manager, Supply and Services

“Be who you are. And say what you feel. Because those who mind, don’t matter and those that matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

Bio

Ron Spangler is Magnetsigns General Manager, Supply and Services. Ron, who has been with Magnetsigns since March of 2009, plays a big role in the success of the company. Ron manages Magnetsigns Supply and oversees our full service print shop. He also looks after Magnetsigns IT issues and has a key role in franchise support, training and special events. Ron has built strong relationships throughout the Magnetsigns network and enjoys working with franchisees to help them find success. Ron’s favourite past times include reading, playing World of Tanks and World of Warships and looking after a brood of 120 chickens.

member image
Carla Thompson
Coordinator, Magnetsigns Corporate Accounts Program
member-image
Carla Thompson
Coordinator, Magnetsigns Corporate Accounts Program

“Be humble and kind.”

Bio

Carla Thompson is Magnetsigns Corporate Accounts Program Coordinator. As the point of contact between our Corporate Accounts Clients and our network of Magnetsigns franchisees, Carla is a detail oriented professional with a passion for providing best in class customer service. Carla who has been with Magnetsigns since 2014, enjoys the diversity of her role, managing successful sign advertising campaigns across Canada on behalf of our corporate accounts clients. Outside of Magnetsigns, Carla enjoys time spent with friends and creating tasty culinary delights.

Facebook
Instagram