Option Signs General Manager Appointment
Clay Farlow recently assumed the role of General Manager of Option Signs. In this role, Clay is responsible for the overall profitability of Option’s integrated design, manufacturing, and installation team in Alpharetta, Georgia. He reports to the President of the company, Tucker Twitmyer, and takes over leadership of Option from Patti Huxford. Patti, the company’s founder with more than 25 years of signage experience, continues in the role of Senior Vice President, Sales.
Experienced Manager and Veteran
Clay is an industry veteran with more than ten years of experience delivering signage and building solutions. He was a key architect of growth as the Operations Manager at 41 South Creative and ELRO Signs, both of Marietta, Ga, and The Overhead Door Company of Atlanta, GA. In addition to other operations and management experience, Clay is a decorated Marine Sergeant who was honorably discharged after eight years serving his country at home and abroad.
Continuing Growth & Reliability
“Hiring Clay Farlow is another significant step forward in the growth of the IAP Family of Sign Companies and our Georgia division. We are pleased that our collaboration with Patti and her team and our ongoing expansion efforts despite the COVID crisis justify such a quality addition to the team. Clay’s skills will solidify our quality improvements in people, processes, and technology. Clay will help us deliver on our growth objectives while maintaining the highest standards of customer service and satisfaction,” said Tucker Twitmyer, President.
“We strive to be the most reliable provider of custom signs and non-structural building fixtures in the United States,” said Gray Gifford, CEO. “Our two-path model of grow from within while growing through acquisition depends on great people, process, and technology. With Clay Farlow’s hiring, we have added another great manager that builds on our platform for further acquisition and rapid profitability growth.”
Confronting COVID and Building for the Future
Farlow assumes responsibility for Option at a time of significant challenge and opportunity. He enhances Option’s acquisition capacity as more and more sign company owner-operators are looking for an experienced team to provide succession planning and liquidity. He brings a track-record of successful technology and process implementation. Most importantly, Farlow has a history of building great, high-performing teams in both the military and professional arenas. Option Signs and the IAP family of sign companies are proud to welcome him as its General Manager to manage its Georgia-based operations.
About Option Signs, a member of the IAP Family of Sign Companies
Option Signs, a member of the IAP family of sign companies, is one of the nation’s most reliable providers of signs and non-structural fixtures for commercial buildings and residential communities. Headquartered near Atlanta, GA, Option makes custom signs ranging from the ADA-compliant placards to large, illuminated letters that identify major commercial developments. The Company serves property management companies, real estate developers, building owners and investors, general contractors, and other sign companies. Proudly, Made in America.
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