Business View Magazine - October 2018

268 269 THE NEW PRESIDENT AT A GLANCE SIGNARAMA WHAT: An international sign and advertising franchise company WHERE: Headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida WEBSITE: S ignarama is an international sign and advertising franchise company, founded by Ray and Roy Titus in 1986, in Farming- dale, New York, with a second location opening in North Palm Beach, Florida, less than a year later. The company began franchising in 1987, and today, Signarama is the world’s largest sign franchise with approximately 800 locations in 62 countries. Signarama is also part of the United Franchise Group, a collection of busi- ness-to-business brands and franchise develop- ment services. AJ Titus is the new President of Signarama, suc- ceeding his grandfather Roy, his father Ray, and Jim “JT” Tatem, who most recently ran the compa- ny. “I was born and raised into this,” says AJ, “and I’ve worked with the company pretty much my whole life. I’ve worked for local franchise owners in West Palm Beach; I’ve worked for Jim Tatem for many years as Operations Manager, as Sales