Our Staff

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Michael Cahill

Director of Purchasing/Estimating

A member of the AA/Thrifty Team since 2002, Mike brings a strong management sense to our company. With over 34 years of management experience, Mike was instrumental in the turnaround of the under-performing stores in the Northeast Region of a major hardware chain. His attention to detail and strong organizational skills play a key role in the successful operation of our company.

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Robert M. Le Blanc

Art Director

With over 30 years of experience in the sign industry, Bob has been a member of the AA/Thrifty Team since 1986. His designs have won numerous awards in both local and regional design competitions. Bob also oversees our digital printing operations. A graduate of The Butera School of Art, he also attended Bryant University. Bob advanced his skills in design with studies of Typography at Brown University and Architectural Drafting at Rhode Island School of Design. Bob is a member of AIGA.

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Steve Towne

Operations Manager

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Larry Handren

Account Manager

Larry has been a member of our AA/Thrifty Team for over 12 years. He brings with him over 36 years of sales experience and business management, including ownership of a family business. He is also a licensed General Contractor. Larry is a graduate of The University of Maine.

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Kevin Fortin

Account Manager / Senior Design Consultant

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Bob Harris

Account Manager

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Linda Iannotti

Customer Service

When you call AA/Thrifty or stop in our corporate showroom, Linda will probably be the first person you talk to. Her outgoing and pleasant personality enhance her ability to help you with any questions you may have. She’ll see to it that your questions will be answered or you will be directed to the best person to help you with your inquiry. A member of our team for over 10 years, Linda has over 15 years in the sign industry. She is a graduate of Bryant University.

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Herb Jackson

Permits/Engineering

A member of the AA/Thrifty Team since 1995, Herb is responsible for all permit acquisitions and engineering. His extensive background stems from being a member of one of the original New England sign families. His father founded Hub Sign Company in 1937, eventually evolving into one of the largest and most respected sign companies in New England. Herb is a licensed electrician and a member of the Roger Williams Chapter of the IAEI.