Our Operations Management

Doug Bender

President and COO

From Nampa, educated at Boise State University (BBA) and Northwestern University (MBA). Seven years at $100 million Building Materials manufacturer and distributor, fourteen years in Brand Management for Fortune 100 food company, fourteen years Image National Signs. Married 35 years with 2 grown sets of twins.  Certified Master Naturalist.

Aaron Mann

Vice President-Sales

Nebraska native and big fan of the Big Red where he obtained his BBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Aaron earned his MBA from Rockhurst University in downtown Kansas City. His 15 years of broad sales experience in telecommunications, food manufacturing, construction design and services has helped Image National view business from another persepctive. Aaron is married with two very active boys  Taking full advantage of the outdoors, Aaron enjoys golf, snow skiing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, and CrossFit. 

Chad Waite

Production Manager

22 years at Image National Signs.  Early-on a company neon bender. 11 years supervisor on shop floor.  UL Certified.  One grown son. Avid musician currently the drummer for the David Andrews Band and Audio Moonshine. Download Check Out and Savin' It.

Jim Reese

Design, Engineering, & Procurement Manager

A veteran in the sign industry with more than 30 years’ of experience. Started at Image National Signs 23 year ago as a metal fabricator and has since worked as a plant manager, design engineer, & innovations manager. BS in supply chain management and an MBA from Northwest Nazarene University. Married and lives in Meridian, ID. Loves the outdoors and the year around recreation Idaho has to offer.