By Frank Jones
(The St. Louis Shopper - June 2013)
"I don't remember ever meeting a more enthusiastic business owner in my life than Laurie Kelly. She and her husband Dan own Kelly Signs and Graphics located at 5006 Hampton (currently 6820 gravois Ave). She is not only enthusiastic about doing business in south city, but living here as well. In January of this year Dan and Laurie opened their doors for business.
They had been residents in the St. Louis Hills neighborhood for many years, with their family grown and Dan retiring from Titan Global Distribution, where he was CEO and had worked for 38 years; it was time to take it easy. They were going to travel and pursue other interests that they never had the time for before. Not needing a big home anymore they bought a condo in South County and relocated. After a few months of traveling and giving retirement a try they both realized it was not for them. They had both been quite active in the past and now with so much time on their hands it was driving them crazy. They missed the activity, they missed the challenges, but most of all they missed their old neighborhood.
They decided to start a business, but not just anywhere. It was going to be in their old neighborhood and not only that they were going to relocate back to that neighborhood as well. Months and months of research followed and they finally decided to open a sign company. Their next move was to secure a location and recruit a staff. Their first hire was Tiffany Sorgea a truly gifted and talented graphic designer. Next came purchasing the necessary equipment to run a state of the art sign company. All of their ducks were now in a row and they were off and running. Their showroom is filled with examples of the variety of services and products they offer, and they offer quite a bit. They truly are a full service sign company. With the technology available to Kelly Signs and Graphics your ideas come to life. The width and breath of the services and products offered is remarkable. Kelly Signs and Graphics is there to help you from start to finish. Need a business card designed and printed they can help. Need a vehicle wrap to promote your business, they can do it. Want a custom wall paper for your business or home, believe it or not Kelly Signs and Graphics can do that as well. From the simple yard sign to neon signs to backlit wall signs Kelly can do it.
Laurie Kelly is the face of the business. She is not only enthusiastic, but talented as well. She is dedicated to customer service and making sure you are happy with your order. Dan Kelly is the nut and bolts guy who gets everything scheduled and makes sure the business runs smoothly. Tiffany the graphic designer puts your ideas into beautiful action with her designs.
Next time you need any of their services I suggest you give them a try. They can be reached by phone at 314-457-1300. They have an excellent website that goes into the full extent of the products and services offered and it can be accessed at www.kellysignsandgraphics.com.
Kelly Signs and Graphics not only offers a tremendous array of products and services, but they do so at very competitive prices. Call them and see for yourself."» return to top
By Kathy Slaughter
"I just want you to know my daughter and son-in-law were thrilled with the new sign. [...]
My daughter put the sign out [...] March 25th. When Jimmy saw it that evening he said "Wow, where did that come from?" He was very excited because it looked just like the old sign his parents put up when they bought the house about 50 years ago."» return to top