A little about our founder

Jim Foertsch is the owner and president of ISS Signs, Inc. and has been in the sign industry since 1988. Jim started and built his own well respected sign business, D & F Signs, Inc., based in Mineola, NY which he owned for 12 years. He also held several positions in the sign industry including responsibilities for selling and project managing over 200 new Sleepy’s Mattress Professionals locations throughout the Northeast US. Over the years, he has sold and managed many large projects for banks, medical offices, hospitals, property owners, colleges, as well as assorted other businesses, both large and small. Extensive knowledge in all phases of the industry including sales, survey, design, project management and installation of both interior and exterior signs, gives ISS signs a competitive advantage in the fast paced New York market.

Jim holds a B.S. in Business Management from Binghamton University, a Certified Project Manager license through the Project Management Institute (PMI), and is a Licensed Filing Representative with the NYC Dept. of Buildings.

Jim is the proud parent of one son who is an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Kellenberg Memorial High School, and now attends Manhattan College.