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President/Senior Account Executive
Ron has been with Adler Display for 38 years. He began working at Adler Display as a teen during weekends and summer vacations. After attending Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and Parsons School of Design in New York City Ron began working at Adler Display full time and took over as President in 1985.
“Each day at Adler Display is a new adventure of working with clients on a wide range of projects,” Ron said. “Our talented staff of designers, project managers and craftsman create displays that bring our clients' businesses to life.”
Ron and his wife share their home with three dogs ranging from 4lbs to 80lbs. He tries to ride his bicycle 120 miles/week. “Riding allows me to clear my head and develop creative solutions for our clients.”
Senior Account Executive
Jeff has been with Adler Display for 19 years, after earning his BS in Marketing from University of MD College Park; and his MBA from Loyola University. Prior to joining Adler Display, Jeff worked with Foto Finishers for more than 15 years.
“I’ve spent my entire career in the Visual Communications industry,” Jeff said. “ I thrive on working with clients to create innovative ways to deliver their messages and promote their brands. I really enjoy the variety of displays we work on and helping clients meet their goals. Each project is very unique. It is very rewarding to begin working on a challenging project in the initial concept phase and see the final product installed.”
Outside of work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife, Kim, son, Andrew and daughter, Amanda, who is studying Engineering at the University of MD, College Park. He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including open water swimming, tennis, and hiking with his dog, Daisy.
Marketing Coordinator/Inside Sales Representative
Jenna joined the team at Adler Display 5 years ago. She earned her BA in Mass Communication and Psychology from the University of Delaware. She began her career in marketing at Brave New Markets. She then worked as the marketing director of a local nonprofit and drug/alcohol treatment center before coming to Adler Display.
“I love seeing the business my grandfather started more than 75 years ago continue today,” Jenna said. “In many ways it has evolved, and in other ways has stayed the same. We love the challenge of finding a way to bring any concept/design to life. I have always felt such pride seeing the final projects Adler Display creates.”
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Jax (the 4 pounder which her dad claims as his.) “He is really mine!”
Inside Sales Representative
Ben joined the Adler team after moving to Baltimore from Charlottesville, VA. A graduate of UNC-Charlotte with a Political Science degree, he worked for several years on political campaigns before becoming involved in visual communications and marketing, working for advertising and promotional products firms.
"Branding is ever more important in the new, media-rich environment," said Ben. "I am a big fan of attractice, effective visual communications because they can provide a real point of emphasis for customers, who still look for brands to deliver unique value and vision."
Outside of work, Ben enjoys running, coaching youth soccer, and searching for the best fish 'n chips. He spends his weekends on his 18' sailboat.
Project Manager/Customer Service Coordinator/Director of Fun
Marcy has been with Adler Display for 15 years, after earning her Degree in Graphic Design / Advertising from Jacksonville University. She worked as a Production Artist at Just Posters and Bay Imagery. She also managed the design studio and was traffic coordinator at Rowman & Littlefield before coming to Adler Display.
“Every day at Adler Display is different,” Marcy said. “I like working in a creative environment, providing solutions, and making people happy. I also like working with all my friends.”
Outside of work I like boating, playing with my dogs Willow and Poppy, and going to Phish and Reggae concerts.
Sheila has been with Adler Display for 14 years. She earned a BA in Communication, with a minor in Art, from Salisbury University. She worked in the graphics industry for 15 years before coming to Adler Display.
“I like that each job is different,” Sheila said. “It’s rewarding to come up with creative ideas to meet our client’s needs.”
Sheila enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her two daughters and her sisters who always make her laugh!
Chip started his journey at Joan Carol Group as warehouse help 28 years ago, and has evolved to a top project manager in the exhibition industry. He is the go-to guy for any and all display products, graphic production, installation/dismantlement, and logistics. His straightforward attitude and expert advice makes him a great asset now to Adler Display.
“The challenge to solve a client’s exhibit needs is what keeps me coming back.” Chip said. “Also, I love that I get a company shirt to wear to work every day.”
Outside of work, Chip spends time with his lovely wife, Lisa, two kids Reagan and Ryan, and their three dogs Harper, Zoe, and Oliver. He enjoys taking the family on weekend trips to the cabins of Shenandoah Valley.
Gregory is a Baltimore native who found his way to The University of The Arts in Philadelphia, where he earned a Fine Arts degree in Woodworking and Furniture Design. Starting in 1994, he created furniture and interned with artists in Philadelphia before moving to Asheville, NC to hone his skills with fellow artists, carpenters, and architects. He eventually found his way back to Maryland to work for Nordstrom in the company's visual production divison, gaining the opportunity to diversify his skillset.
"I believe aesthetics is an extension of our personalities, and what visually stimulates us," Gregory explained. "This desire to be unique is what drives us to customize our surroundings to set ourselves apart from the rest. I am always excited to collaborate with people to help them find new ways to embellish their environments."
When out of the office Gregory is probably working on his house, or in Ocean City, MD enjoying life at the beach with his family and looking for waves to surf with friends.
Doug has been with Adler Display for 8 years. His Dad, who is a photographer, instilled a strong creative drive in Doug. He pursued this creative drive, by earning a BA in Fine Arts from a small Liberal Arts school in Maine. He grew interested in design after realizing a career in the fine arts probably was not realistic.
“It's not often you find yourself loving what you do for a living,” Doug said, “and I'm lucky to be doing just that. There is still a sense of excitement that comes with (most) new projects; a feeling I hope to never lose.”
When he is not sitting in front of a computer screen with his headphones on, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, who never fail to keep him busy.
Alexandra joined Adler Display after working in the display industry for several years as an Industrial Designer with a passion for engineering. Alexandra graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Industrial Design with a certificate in Engineering Psychology. Her work has been featured at ExhibitorLive, SGIA, and Globalshop.
“I originally went into design because of a desire to help others and promote exciting new experiences,” explained Alexandra. “It amazes me how a single well designed graphic or product has the ability to shift someone's entire perspective.”
In her free time Alexandra enjoys traveling to new places, learning to play guitar, managing her fantasy football team, and playing skeeball.
Shannon’s early love affair with sketching and sculpture and all things art-ish landed her with a degree in Fine Arts. A design internship at the university’s Department of Communication helped cultivate a passion for digital art.
Prior to joining the team at Adler, she worked at two different signage/display companies and a creative firm. She handled design for large format applications, environmental graphics, print collateral, magazines, and brand identity.
“Design is integrated into everything around us, and I love being able to make my contribution. Good design works better,” Shannon said. “I want clients to walk away with something that is as functional as it is beautiful.”
When she isn't at her computer, Shannon enjoys spending time with close friends and family. She likes sightseeing, photography, food, oxford commas, and movies.
Christopher has been with Adler Display for 18 years. He earned his BS in Photo Systems Management from Rochester Institute of Technology.
“I enjoy the process of creating custom displays that are installed in the Mid-Atlantic area. I am fortunate to work with talented designers, project managers, graphic artists, cabinetmakers and installers who take ideas and turn them into reality.”
Christopher and his wife Amy have three teenager daughters, Emily, Kate and Madeline, and a Shetland Sheepdog, Bodie. He coaches travel soccer for his daughters’ two teams, and also enjoys watching and cheering all of the local sports teams, including the Ravens and Orioles.
Barbara has been with Adler Display for 6 years. She graduated from University of Maryland, College Park. Barbara joined the family business in the accounting department after working as a preschool teacher for several years. Barbara worked at Adler Display many years ago in the accounting department at the old location downtown. She enjoys working with everyone at Adler Display.
Barbara loves playing with her dog Cody. She is always happy when going on vacation to the beach and loves spending time with her grandsons Jacob and Simon.
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