The team at FASTSIGNS of Concord including (L-R) Colby Richardson, Wes Hamilton, Jamil Metcalf, Karen Hurst, and Brad Carter looks forward to helping businesses and organizations solve their visual communications needs.

CONCORD- FASTSIGNS of Concord, a new locally owned and operated sign and graphics company, is now open.

Franchise owner, Shawn Hamilton, brings a background of over 20 years in sales and marketing experience leading teams at independent businesses to Fortune 500 Companies. Hamilton is joined by his team members including Wes Hamilton, Karen Hurst, Jamil Metcalf and Michelle Ross, Colby Richardson and Brad Carter.

Hamilton, center manager, comes to FASTSIGNS with a diverse background in sales and marketing.

Hurst has joined the team as the account manager with over 18 years as an account manager at The Salisbury Post.

Metcalf brings his talent and creative design skills to the graphic designer role.

Ross, business manager, brings her excellent organizational skills that will help keep the team and projects moving.

Richardson, inside sales, has a long history with the Concord community as well as being involved in the racing industry.

Carter, production specialist, comes with a degree in design and will bring the center’s designs to life through his management of the center’s production environment.

“We were looking for a family-friendly business venture, and that led us to FASTSIGNS,” said Shawn Hamilton, franchisee at FASTSIGNS of Concord. “We are excited to assist businesses and organizations to reach their audience in ways that they may never have considered.”

FASTSIGNS of Concord is also an active member of the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce. Along with the chamber, the center was recently involved with the “55 Years of Mustang” event that happened in conjunction with The Grand Opening of the Mustang Owner’s Museum. This four-day event from April 17 to 20 honored the 55th Anniversary of the Mustang.

FASTSIGNS of Concord is located at 147 Union St. S. The business is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


FASTSIGNS of Concord is a locally and independently owned and operated sign, graphics and visual communications company that provides comprehensive visual marketing solutions to customers of all sizes—across all industries—to help them attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points including décor, events, wearables, digital signage and marketing materials. To learn more, visit or call (980) 255-3083.

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