Design is the core of what we do. We want to help you construct a brand that engages your audience.
We believe signs should be constructed with the materials, textures, and lighting that really speak to your brand.
We truly care about the community that we live in. A portion of proceeds from our projects helps the community through various opportunities like volunteering and donations.
The sky is the limit in our client work. We make your design dreams a reality.
We provide high-quality customer interactions that are genuine. We care about our clients and we want to express this to them
We never do anything halfway. You can be sure you are getting a high-quality design that is expertly crafted from end to end.
Hayes Design Co is proud to support this wonderful Ministry with signs to showcase their new building.
Meet our Fantastic Team
Providing the best sign service requires the best in customer service, design, and manufacturing. Meet our Hayes Team!
More About Edward
Edward has over 20 years of Global and National Sales leadership and has led teams for Xerox corp for North America. For the past ten years, he worked for IBM and HCL as a transformation leader for Marketing and Commerce for their largest accounts. Edward purchased Burkhart Signs Systems in 2021 and changed the name to Hayes Design Co. in 2022. He has helped many enterprises by transforming their marketing and sales to help drive customer experience. He has a vital skill of vision and then executing that vision by surrounding himself with skilled people driven by customer satisfaction. He loves spending time with his family (wife and two children) and working with non-for-profit companies.
More About John
Business professional with over 30 year’s experience in the sign and brand identity industries. I have worked with regional and global brands to successfully deliver sign solutions on-time and on budget. I have a high level of experience in program management, design application, installation and value engineering. I am passionate about collaborating with design professionals in retail, hospitality and corporate industries.
Production and Installation Coordinator
More About Korina
Korina has 36 years of experience in the outdoor media/sign business working for Hayes Design Co. and Burkhart Advertising. She specializes in organizational skills and has an accounting background. She embraces the thrill of seeing a rough sketch come to life as it is meticulously designed and fabricated and then placed in its location to help a business be identified. She looks forward to the exciting new challenges that the future holds working with Hayes Design Co. She loves spending time with her husband, their daughter and her family. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, quilting, crafting, volunteering for her church and spending time with her three grandsons.
Director of HR and Finance
More About Cindy
Cindy has over 20 years experience in the accounting and human resource field. She pays close attention to detail and enjoys helping employees understand the many complexities of their pay and benefits. Cindy earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Bethel University with concentrations in Accounting and Computer Applications. She is currently working on her MBA. Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage daughters. For fun, she enjoys baking and reading.
More About Dustin
Dustin has over 15 years of experience in the digital art field, and 6 years of experience in the sign industry. He excels at bringing conceptual designs to life and has helped countless businesses with branding. He enjoys seeing ideas go from design, to fabrication, to installation. At home he stays busy spending time with his wife and six children.
More About Colt
Colt currently serves as head of the hospitality team. He greets every person that comes through the doors and makes them feel welcomed. When he’s not working, he enjoys long walks to the coffee shop, chasing animals in his backyard, and eating any snack he can get.
It will be as simple as occidental in fact, it will be Occidental.
Working with Burkhart on a couple different projects has always been a great experience. They are professional and always attentive to details and quick to get back to me. Recently we had some large signage projects and a very short time frame to complete the job but the folks at Burkhart went out of their way to make sure the job was done and done right. I would certainly recommend
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