Indigo Signworks, a leading design, build, and install signage company that serves major retail and commercial brands, has announced they have recruited Rick Schomburger as their new CEO.
According to Indigo Signworks Executive Chairman,Denny Chandler, “It is with great pleasure to have Rick join our team. Rick is an accomplished business person and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him take the helm to lead and accelerate our growth initiatives. His impressive skills and leadership style fit nicely with who we are today and where we are heading.”
Schomburger began his career by applying his engineering degree as a Project Manager at Universal Scheduling Consulting. He broadened his operating skills as a Plant Manager at Cooper Tools and then Director of Operations at Tyco International, where he led lean initiatives in a complex operational environment.
Schomburger’s executive leadership experience began as the COO of Weiser Lock and President Global Manufacturing Solutions for Masco Corporation, and then as General Manager at Rain Bird Corporation. In 2007 he parlayed his skills into entrepreneurship when he personally acquired Solana, leading it through the recession downturn and growing it into the premier landscaping, hardscaping, and signage company in Arizona. He recently sold Solana and now sees Indigo as the perfect fit.
“His expertise in operations, design-build-install businesses, acquisitions and his demonstrated leadership skills were exactly what we sought,” added Chandler.
Schomburger expressed, “I am very excited to be a part of the Indigo Team. Having spent time with both the management team and the Company’s investors who are looking to expand, I became convinced that this is the place for me to best utilize my education and experience.”
Schomburger is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and currently lives in Tucson, Arizona with his wife Cheryl. Schomburger will initially be residing in Fargo, and he and his wife will eventually locate to the Minneapolis where Indigo plans to establish its headquarters. He earned his engineering degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and his MBA from the University of Arizona Eller College of Business.
Indigo Signworks, Inc., was founded in 1996 to be the premiere sign design, fabrication, installation and service company in the region. Headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, Indigo Signworks has the largest footprint and staff of any sign company in the area with additional locations in Bismarck, Grand Forks, and Minot, North Dakota and Alexandria and St. Cloud, Minnesota. For more information on products and services, visit www.indigosignworks.com.