About Stokes Sign Company

Stokes Sign Company is a full-service print and custom sign fabrication shop. Founded in Austin, Texas by technical illustrator,  Nancy Stokes Hearn in 1994. Our focus on the artistic aspect of every sign is what sets us apart. We employ artists that enjoy creating signs to make your business look better. Our team has grown to include the most creative, talented, and hardworking sign makers in the industry. An experienced crew, cutting edge print technology and state of the art equipment allow us to create outstanding designs, manufacture and install quality signs that help any business stand out. 


meet our artists.


Nancy Stokes Hearn, President of Stokes Sign Company, Austin Texas

Nancy Stokes Hearn


Technical Illustrator. Artist. Lakeway resident since 1989. Cardinal fan! Married to Steve for 29 years.  Proud Mom of Joey, Katie and Kelly. 

Aaron Adams, Operations Manager at Stokes Sign Company, Austin, Texas

Aaron Adams

Operations Manager

19 years with Stokes! 25+ years in the sign business. Expert sign maker, can fabricate anything we design. Married to Candice, two beautiful kids! Stokes nickname, the 'Pit Master'.

Felipe Mendoza Graphic Artist at Stokes Sign Company Austin Texas

Felipe Mendoza

Art Director

A Graduate of Texas State Univ. with a degree in Advertising & Mass Communication, minor in Art & Design. Finds joy in all things...but not limited to coffee, cooking, technology, craft cocktails and his Maltipoo, Lilo. 

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Kari Bowen
Production Manager

A South Austin native. Graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Studio Art. She is married to her college sweetheart, Justin. They have more animals than house.



Sarah Lindsey

Sales Director 

A Graduate from Texas State with a smile as big as Texas. She was bit by the travel bug early on and loves to spend her time in exotic places eating strange food and meeting new people. Connoisseur of cheese.

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Sarah Bigelow 

Manager of Westlake Location & Website Design.

Graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Womens Studies. Rides her bike to work with her two dogs in tow! The Statesmans wrote an article about her interesting commute.

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Hannah Smythe

Marketing Director  

Graduate of The University of Georgia with a degree in Advertising & Mass Comm. An avid fan of the Washington Capitals. She loves soccer, craft beer, Marvel movies, surfing  and can be found wearing overalls on Fridays.

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Collette Belle

Remote Customer Service Rep.

Graduate of Texas State.  Welcomed her first child this past March. Moved to Austin in 2011 for the Art/Music vibe. The breakfast tacos at Veracruz Taco truck are the favorite am food. In her free time she experiments with trying to successfully hide vegetables in al her meals.

Shane Newell 

Metal Fabrication Artist, Monument Installer, Sign Painter, Electical Sign Fabrication and Installation. 

Native Austinite. Can build anything we throw at him. Makes all of our sign designs a reality. Along with Kari, is a member of the pickle eating club here at Stokes.

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Damian LiBassi

Sign Fabrication & Installation

Part-merman and part-outdoorsman. Before moving to Texas from North Carolina he would surf the Atlantic Ocean in his free time. Now, you can find him in the nearest watering hole trying to catch the biggest fish! 

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Joey Hearn

Systems and Software administrator, Production Artist.

Graduate of St. Edwards University.  Sign maker since 5 yrs old. Loves to ski, golf, sail & fish.  Holds the record for how many times a human can eat Torchy's in a week. 


Beatriz Sanchez

Graphic Artist. 

You can find her sipping green tea from her favorite pug-shaped mug. She is a wiz at 3-D modeling and designing monuments. Her happy place is her soft bed surrounded by art supplies and mostly-clean laundry.


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Charles Smith  

Graphic Artist 

A graduate of Schreiner University with a degree in Graphic Design and Photography, and native Austinite. He is constantly drawing, trying to pave a way for his future as a independent fine artist. Charles has a strong passion for music and crafting custom fabricated skateboards 

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Rhonda Tucker  

Production Artist. Zund Operator. Large Format Print Operator. 

Originally from Houston, Rhonda is a proud mother of two boys. A natural-born athlete, Rhonda has run over 15 half-marathons and dominates at CrossFit. Won the 'Torchy's queso eating contest' 4 years in a row.


Marie Gonzales 

Sign FabricationPrinter Operator

A 15 + year Austin native. Marie has a love for any horror movie she watches and even a tattoo to prove it! Always found with a caffeinated beverage in hand, she kills it in the shop working our super sized printers.


Trey Robles  

Production Artist. Zund Operator. Large Format Print Operator. 


Momo shop dog at Stokes Sign Company Lakeway

Momo: Customer Service. Greeter. Mixed Breed dog and parrot. Can perch on any surface with ninja- like balance.  Contortionist. Fits on any chair even when occupied by a human.

Sophie: Nancy's Shadow.

This 5-year-old Mini Aussie is a ball chasing machine and excellent at quality control.