Exhibitus Expands to Support Significant Growth
Exhibitus is pleased to announce the expansion of its operations, design and account services teams to support rapid growth in its custom and rental exhibit design businesses.
Brad Falberg, President of Exhibitus, said, “The pace of growth we have enjoyed over the past seven years has escalated during 2015, particularly in our Chicago operations. Our customers deserve the best – great service along with exhibit and marketing programs designed to ensure measurable success. We are excited to welcome the addition of these talented and industry-savvy folks to the Exhibitus Team.”
Dan Parisi joins Exhibitus as Operations Manager for the company’s Chicago Division. He will oversee manufacturing, project management, warehousing and purchasing for products manufactured and distributed, both domestically and globally, from Chicago.
Prior to Exhibitus, Parisi was the Director of Operations at Matrex Exhibits. From 2001 – 2012, he held various operations and project management positions at MC2 and Exhibitgroup/Giltspur. Parisi graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Industrial Technology.
Roger Vitale is a seasoned trade show and corporate events professional with extensive experience in production management and technical direction. He owned and managed Production Logic, a full service production management company, for more than 30 years. He will assume the role of Project Manager for Exhibitus, a position he held at both Czarnowski and ID3 Group.
Theo Hemphill joins the Exhibitus’ Project Management team as Project Developer, primarily focusing on clients with Portable/Modular and Rental programs. Hemphill brings seven years of manufacturing experience as a CAD designer. He is a Graduate of Lanier Technical College Associate’s degree, Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD.
Rebecca Sharenow has joined Exhibitus’ Chicago Team as Senior Graphic Designer. Prior to Exhibitus, Sharenow was Senior Art Director for five years at The Packaging House, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of point of purchase displays and specialty packaging. From 2003 – 2008, she served as Graphic Design Manager for MC2, and from 1996 – 2003 she was a Senior Designer for Exhibitgroup/Giltspur.
Ernie Aguilera and Forrest Duncan have joined the company’s Computer-aided Design (CAD) Department.
A 15-year veteran of the exhibit industry, Aquilera has worked as a lead designer, a draftsman and a design detailer for firms such as ADi Design, Sparks Exhibits & Environment and Joan Carol Design & Exhibit Group. Early in his career, Aquilera designed industrial components for both commercial and military use.
Alyson Coleman has been promoted to the role of Account Manager Supervisor. For the past five years, Coleman has been Account Manager for Exhibitus’ large financial services and healthcare accounts. Prior to joining Exhibitus, she spent 15 years managing Events and Marketing Communications for Servigistics and NDC Health.
Deborah (Deb) Christiansen is now an Account Manager for the company’s Chicago Division where she will primarily focus on large healthcare and pharmaceutical accounts. Christiansen, a 14-year industry veteran, has worked as a Meeting and Convention Planner with Hospira and served as Field Service Director and Field Service Manager for Matrex Exhibits and The Design Agency, respectively.
Carol Wiegand joins the Exhibitus Account Management team where she will be responsible for portable and modular programs for specific major accounts associated with the Chicago Division. Wiegand, a ten-year veteran of the industry, has held similar positions at Argus Event Staffing and Czarnowski. She has a B.S. in Sports Management and Business Administration form the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Ashley du Feu, a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality, assumes the role of Account Coordinator, supporting the Account Manager Supervisor. du Feu held numerous intern positions within event management companies during her time at Rosen College.
Liza McCullough joins Exhibitus as Account Coordinator, primarily servicing clients in the telecommunications and defense industries. McCullough recently graduated from Georgia State University where she studied Political Science and Hospitality. She has held numerous event management and customer service positions while completing her education.
September 9, 2015