Meet The Team

Pro Signs, Inc. is an innovative custom sign and design company located in Los Gatos, CA.

A full service company, Pro Signs can provide complete planning, design, creation and installation of all your sign needs.  Combined, our staff has over 60 years of design experience, and to serve you better, we have a complete in – house fabrication & shipping facility.

Robert Deschamps – Founder

Bob founded Pro Signs, Inc. in 1994 and has since been heading up the management team in business and product development.  Bob has over 40 years of engineering design experience and has developed a company that prides itself in custom work to meet specific customer needs.  Bob works primarily on projects requiring detailed drawings and coordination of permit application and approval.  Bob also enjoys working with clients on any requirement they may need, large or small. In his spare time, Bob enjoys sports of any kind, traveling and just being outdoors.

Ellen Lowney – Graphic Designer / Director of Operations

Ellen joined Pro Signs in its first weeks of February 1994, 5 months after moving to the Bay Area from North Dakota.  Ellen graduated from UND with degrees in Advertising and Fine Art and she has over 20 years of graphic design experience in the sign industry.  Ellen enjoys helping clients develop designs, logos and signs that are creative and unique. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her husband Patrick and her kids, Stella & Sam.  Ellen also enjoys wine tasting, watching soccer and football, playing tennis, camping, hiking and listening to music.

Alex Diaz – Fabrication Specialist, Client Site Surveyor, Installer

Alex joined Pro Signs in 2005 and has been a key player in producing and fabricating all of our signs. Alex’s attention to detail makes our specialty items that involve laminates and metals look great once completely finished.  In his spare time, Alex enjoys golfing and playing softball.  Alex is a drummer in Blue Truth and play at local venues and many wineries.  Alex is also an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast and enjoys riding in the beautiful California weather.

Kristen Hardwick – Graphic Designer

Kristen joined Pro Signs in the start of 2007.  She graduated from Chico State with a degree in Graphic Design.  Aside from graphic design and typography, she loves rock & roll, visual arts, movies, books, coffee, taking walks, the sun, the ocean, and easy going people.  Her goals are to become an art master and to travel the world!

Steve Nolan – Production Manager

Steve joined Pro Signs in 1996 and has over 15 years of sign production and fabrication experience.  His attention to detail is key to our final design and signs.  Steve is also a professional bartender concocting beverages at The Duke in Cupertino.  In his spare time, Steve is a drummer in a band that plays gigs at a variety of Bay Area venues.

Bahija Shouman – Graphic Designer

Bahija joined Pro Signs in mid-2015. She gained her education at San Jose State, earning degrees in Art History & Fine Arts, with an emphasis in Design Studies. She loves graphic design, typography, surreal art, film, music, travel, & gaming. In her spare time, when she is not working or gaming, Bahija likes to go on adventures and explore new areas. Bahija hopes to become well versed in various areas of the world.

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