Steven Smith - Project Manager
Steve Smith is a Project Manager and started with Elrod Engineering in 2011. Steve oversees Elrod’s sign program management services and the non-destructive inspection testing program of existing hi-rise signage. Within these programs Steve oversees sign updates, new sign cabinet changeouts, face replacements, sign repair maintenance and coordination of yearly inspections of signage throughout the U.S. using approved sign vendors and certified weld inspectors. Steve is also active in direct marketing of engineering services to sign companies.
Steve has more than 30 years of sign experience executing sign project management, manufacturing, installation, specification guidelines, vendor selection, material procurement and permitting. During his career in the sign industry, he has established a diverse roster of clients, including major corporations such as Nestle, Wells Fargo Financial, Chase Bank and many other personal managed projects (e.g. airports, hospitals, mass transits, and wayfinding programs). Steve has worked with corporate management personnel and senior managers responsible for signage conversions on their name change stores/site to newly built facilities.
Education: Associate Degree – Harris School of Advertising Art (Advertising) (1977-1979); Associate Degree - Nashville State Technical Institute (Mechanical Engineering) (1980-1982)