Jay Patel

Owner

Responsible for the overall management and operations at Platinum Signs. Jay oversees the day-to-day activities across all departments, insuring the efficiency and effectiveness of its products and services. In addition to management, he is responsible for product development and innovation in order to remain current and competitive ahead of the competition. Jay is an alumni from the University of Central Florida, where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He founded Platinum Signs in 2006, after having spent 15 years in the Engineering and Management field. He enjoys the many challenges he is faced with on a daily basis as well as his interactions with his employees, whom he considers to be the integral part of Platinum Signs. On his time off work, Jay enjoys going to the beach, watching movies, cruising the islands, and spending time with family and friends.

Yesha Patel

Co-Owner-Business Development/Marketing Director

Responsible for the development and business growth of the company through marketing effort campaigns and networking. She supports various local chambers by attending weekly meetings, luncheons, and other after hours functions. In addition to the marketing role, Yesha is also the outside sales representative for the East and Central Orlando Areas responsible for the sales of signs and promotional products. She worked at Florida Hospital Altamonte as a Registered Nurse for 13 years, prior to joining Platinum Signs. Yesha loves networking and interacting with her customers, as well as building new relationships with everyone she meets. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as exercising and reading.

Evelyn Barrial

Office and Account Manager
Outside Sales

Space Coast Area, Sales Office

Overseeing sales and operations from the new Space Coast office. As the outside sales representative for Brevard County, she’s also responsible for the sales and marketing of promotional products. Evelyn’s background includes many years of experience in the accounting industry, as well as the hospitality industry. Evelyn enjoys the interaction with clients, co-workers, and the creativity process involved in all her sales. Hobbies include traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Tony Warren

Account Manager
Casselberry, Production Facility

Responsible for the management of sales, and relationship with customers of all in-house signage accounts. He ensures our customer satisfaction remains top priority by guaranteeing a returned call by end-of-day, and ensuring all estimates are handled within company guidelines. Tony’s background in media relation and community relation enables him to provide excellent customer service to our clients. He enjoys the direct interaction with each client, and the customer service opportunity his role provides. Tony’s hobbies include photography, hiking, kayaking, surfing and family time.

Jose Gonzalez

Production Manager
Casselberry, Production Facility

Responsible for the planning, organizatoin and production of all products to be done efficiently, timely, and on budget. Jose’s extensive background in the sign industry provides a through knowledge of all of our products and services. He is also responsible for quality control (QC) by ensuring all of our products are manufactured according to specs, meeting our QC guidelines. He oversees the maintenance of all of our equipment to ensure our products are manufactured efficiently. Jose enjoys the many facets of the job, and the many types of products he get to produce on a daily basis. Hobbies include playing guitar, listening to all genres of music, cooking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Rick Pettit

Production/Installer
Casselberry, Production Facility

Responsible for the manufacturing of our sign products. This includes putting together all of our signs, vinyl and digital print media on substrates to final installation. Rick’s experience in the sign industry ensures that our installs are done timely, and in a satisfactory manner per client’s request. Rick attended the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical School where he received a Certification in Carpentry. He enjoys the everyday interaction on the field, and the chance to leave a mark on the local area through the installation of signs and graphics. He enjoys seeing the final product and the feedback provided by customers for a job well done. Rick’s hobbies include reading, playing video games and playing cards.

Evan Robert

Graphic Designer
Casselberry, Production Facility

Responsible for all things design, Evan makes our clients ideas, brand, and business come to life. Evan is very concentrated and works to ensure each project is designed for best print quality and to the exact specifications our clients desire. He is professionally trained in Computer Animation and Design and has over fourteen years experience in the design field; including industry wide design for professionals and fine art design for magazines. Outside of work, Evan loves music and attends local concerts regularly.

Zuleika Colon

Office Assistant / Receptionist
Casselberry, Production Facility

Zuleika keeps the office running smoothly by maintaining open communication between staff, the office appearance, performing research on new products, and keeping our materials in stock. While Zuleika’s background is in Fashion and Visual Merchandising, she has multiple years working in sales and assisting in office environments. When she’s not working, she loves to play with fashion, including crafting and sewing.

Christie Bayer

Marketing Assistant
Casselberry, Production Facility

Responsible for maintaining the company’s marketing and social media, Christie stays on top of industry standards. Bringing an extensive knowledge of Inbound Marketing, Social, and Content strategy to the team at Platinum Signs, Christie aims to help Platinum consistently reach new clients. While she studied fine arts at IUPUI in Indianapolis, her working background includes marketing, operations management, and customer care; she loves planning for marketing success and creating amazing content. When she’s not working she can be found in her garden, painting, or volunteering locally.