GrandMark Signs Leadership Team

Joe Tindall

Founder and President

Originally from Fulton, New York, Joe served in the Navy prior to completing his MBA at Syracuse University. Joe’s career path has included marketing stints with Fortune 500 companies. He has also worked as co-owner of a kids marketing company. He got into the signage and graphics industry due to his love of the creative side of marketing and branding. Joe is passionate about his family, scuba diving, working out, riding his Harley and anything having to do with adventure. His favorite sign? “The HOLLYWOOD letters because they’re so iconic.”

Alexandra Myers

Director of Client Service

From Lawrence, KS, Alexandra pursued a career path in merchandising, logistics and client service with Fortune 500 companies. She made her entrance into the signage and graphics industry because she loves focusing on complete client satisfaction. Alex appreciates that GrandMark Signs is all about putting clients first. She is passionate about family and loves spending time with her husband Nathan and her three children. Snow skiing, running and family time are her favorite pastimes. Her outgoing personality makes her a great part of the GrandMark team. Her favorite sign? “I love the graphics we do for ‘Walkin & Rollin’ because they benefit disabled children.”

Jacob Slimp

Graphic Designer and Lead Production

From Manhattan, KS, Jacob’s career path has included various positions in the signage and graphics industry. He has chosen signage and graphics because he loves the mixture of graphic design, in-house production and on-site installations. Jacob is passionate about his children Oliver and Violet. He loves drawing and cheering on his favorite sports team, the Chiefs. He is also a huge fan of the TV show, The Office. His favorite sign? “The Chiefs and Arrowhead signs at each end of the stadium because they mean it’s game day!”

Osvaldo Cortes

Lead Sign Maker

Originally from Jalisco, Mexico, Osvaldo moved to Long Beach, California with his family when he was 10 years old. Signage runs in his blood as his father is also a sign fabricator and taught him growing up, leading to him eventually working with his dad in the industry. Osvaldo has over 18 years experience working on a wide breath of signage and graphics. He is passionate about soccer and his family, including his wife and two children. His favorite sign? “Guitar Center in New York’s Time Square. I fabricated it, and it’s cool to know thousands of people see it every day.”

Patrick Brown

Lead Finishing Specialist

Patrick comes to us from the East Coast. Born in Redbank, New Jersey, he grew up in southern New Hampshire. He is now getting a taste of the Midwest as he recently moved to Kansas City a year ago. Patrick has been in the sign industry for 12 years painting, laying vinyl, fabricating signs, and installing vehicle graphics. He got started in the sign industry by doing graphic design and then wanting to learn the hands-on side of signage. Patrick’s favorite time of year is Christmas and is often referred to as “Father Christmas” by his friends and family as he goes all-out during the holiday season. He even has a tattoo of a Christmas tree on his arm. His favorite sign? “T.D. Bank because I installed all the vinyl at every branch location in New Hampshire.”

Julio Pedrueza

Lead Installer

Julio is originally from Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to Kansas in his 20s. He’s been in the sign industry for over 15 years and has installed signs as high as 100 feet off the ground. Julio enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and young grandchildren in his free time. His favorite sign? “Probably The Tension Envelope and Western Auto Signs because they’re iconic to Kansas City and have stood the test of time.”