On the January 12th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:
Catherine Monson – CEO, Fastsigns International
Jon Wagner – CEO, Two Trucks, LLC
Catherine Monson, CEO, Fastsigns International
Catherine Monson is the CEO of FASTSIGNS International, the worldwide franchisor for more than 545 FASTSIGNS sign, graphic and visual communications centers that provide comprehensive solutions to help customers of all sizes meet their business objectives and increase their business visibility through the use of signs, visual graphics, printing, promotional products and related marketing services.
She was named CEO of FASTSIGNS® in December 2008, bringing with her a strong background in franchising and digital printing. In addition to her previous role as President of PIP Printing, she worked within Sir Speedy and MultiCopy Europe, serving in operations, franchise development, sales, training and marketing communications.
A graduate of Pepperdine University, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Monson currently serves on the board of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and on the National Educational Foundation Board of Trustees for Pi Sigma Epsilon, the national sales and marketing fraternity for college and university students.
As CEO of Two Trucks, LLC, Jon Wagner is responsible for the ongoing strategy, vision and day-to-day operations of the company. With three food truck concepts on the streets of Dallas, Two Trucks has become a leader among the Dallas gourmet food truck scene.
Jon began his career in the finance/marketing departments of Johnsonville Sausage, the most popular brand of sausage across the nation. At Johnsonville he was part of the new product development team where he helped implement new products and worked in international finance.
His understanding of the food industry led him to later co-found Two Trucks, which consists of three food concepts that have had significant success: The Butcher’s Son, Gandolfo’s and What’s Da Scoop.