MANAGEMENT BIOGRAPHY: Proven Experience
Joseph W. Couturier is a co-founder of SignAccess, Inc. and currently serves as Vice-President. Mr. Couturier is a native of Traverse City, Michigan, has fifteen years of experience in the sign industry all the while serving regional and national clients. His notable achievements include:
- Citigroup’s 1997 re-branding of Commercial Credit to “CitiFinancial”, a name change in which Mr. Couturier was responsible for converting over 1200 existing locations to CitiFinancial.
- CitiFinancial’s 2002 acquisition of “The Associates”, a merger in which Mr. Couturier was responsible for converting over 800 existing “The Associates” to CitiFinancial.
Each of the above large scale conversions were successful and timely, executed without problems or mistakes.
- Couturier has guided numerous mergers and acquisitions for other financial institutions including Hibernia Bank and Huntington Bank.
- Couturier has managed many regional and national accounts through various phases of merger, acquisitions, growth and expansion. Clients have included:
Cash America Pawn — National chain
Clock Restaurant — Regional chain
Florida Hospital — Regional chain
FPA Family Medical Centers — Regional chain
Harbor Federal Bank — Regional chain
LA Fitness — National chain