Our Staff

Bill Baker Park Place Sign

Bill Baker

After purchasing Park Place Sign Systems in 1998, Bill transformed Park Place from a local sign company into a national wholesale interior sign provider. He has provided the leadership and vision that has guided Park Place to become recognized as a leader in the ADA sign industry. Bill is a graduate of The Quincy Technical Schools with a certificate in drafting technology and mechanical design.


Patty Handyside Park Place Sign

Patty Handyside
General Manager

Patty is responsible for daily operations, personnel, and accounting. She has extensive previous work experience in accounting and tax preparation along with an in depth knowledge of Park Place shop processes, equipment, and sign construction. Patty has been an important part of Park Place since 2001.


Jennifer Sims

Jennifer Sims
Production Manager

Starting as laser technician in 2003 and being exposed to many different production processes at Park Place, Jennifer has a deep knowledge of all shop procedures and sign construction. Jennifer is responsible for assigning the delivery date of each customer order and closely monitors projects as they move through each department to meet the assigned completion dates. She is a graduate of Hannibal-LaGrange University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.



Shawn James

Shawn Janes
Sales Coordinator/IT administrator

Beginning his work at Park Place as a high school intern, Shawn began his Park Place career as a customer sales representative in 2009. Shawn is responsible for servicing new and existing customer sales accounts along with the direction and administration of all computer systems and networking. He is a 2008 graduate of the Linn Technical School with an Associate Degree in Information Technology Services.


Adrienne Long

Adrienne Long
Sales Representative

Adrienne brings 6 years of customer service experience from her previous position of Artwork Specialist. She provides friendly and prompt personal care for her customers. Adrienne is a 2010 graduate of Hannibal-LaGrange University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education.


Kyle Vail Park Place Sign

Kyle Vail
Order Entry/Sales Assistant

Kyle is a longtime veteran at Park Place with experience in many production processes. His detailed knowledge of sign materials and construction provides insight and understanding when processing customer orders and reviewing materials to meet demanding delivery schedules. Kyle has been a part of Park Place since 2002.


Justin Dugger

Justin Dugger
Artwork & Sign Layout Specialist

Justin prepares all sign layouts and interacts with customers for final artwork approval. In addition, he prepares all production files for thermoform and polymer processing, CNC routing and digital printing. Justin received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from Hannibal-LaGrange University in 2010 and his MBA from William Woods University in 2012.


Jessica Zissa

Jessica Zissa
Artwork & Sign Layout Assistant

Jessica prepares production files and sign layouts needed for the fabrication of Park Place projects and operates our large format industrial laser. She also helps customers to review job specifications and obtain final approval of layouts before a job moves into production. Jessica has been a part of the Park place team since 2019 and received her Bachelor Degree in Studio Art from Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, TX).


Laser Team

Laser & Assembly Department

Whitney Fessenden (2018), Courtney Grisham (2022), Wyatt Perry (2023), Nicole Hirner (2022), Jayne Atkins (2020)

Paint Department

Steve Smith (2020), Christina Smith (2021), Jason Giltner (2022)

Fabrication Shop & Large Format Laser

Mike Failor (2021), Jenna McCullugh (2021), Troy Yohn (2013), Eli Collins (2023), Noah Magdich (2022)

Digital Printing & Photopolymer Processing

Amy Harsell (2017), Eric Sherrer (2021), Jaydyn Barger (2022)