Our People

Every good business is made up of a team of good people, and have some really great people.

Meet our staff…



After starting the business in the late 1980s, Kelvin is still currently the owner/operator of Stripes and Signs. The business began from the back of Kelvin’s van and despite the tough times, he never gave in. He has worked hard to build up the business and acquire a strong team of people to stand behind him. In early 2013, Kelvin has chosen to take a back seat from the business and put in Mark as a full time Manager.


Frances is Kelvin’s wife and has been involved in the business from the beginning. Heading the accounts department, Frances handles any payment issues. She often finds herself pottering around the workshop and although she is not a trained sign writer she pitches in wherever needed.


Mark has been a faithful member of the team for over 20 years. Starting with Kelvin working out of the back of a van in 1992. In early 2013, Mark picked up the position of General Manager and is now responsible for the everyday running of the company. Mark is our most experienced team member.


Nic started work at Stripes and Signs in 2003 and quickly picked up the ropes. As production manager Nic is a highly valued member of staff. She is more than competent in not only design work but fitting signage as well.


Stacy joined the team in 2015 after moving from another sign writing company. Stacy is a design guru with a side passion for photography. For any design work contact Stacy.


Che is a junior sign writer who joined our team in February 2014. Bringing minimal sign writing experience, he’s learning the trades as he goes.


Sean joined our team in 2015. He has brought a wealth of knowledge to the team, specialising in the area of fitting the range of products we offer.


Steve also joined our crew in 2015. Qualified with a Bachelor of Media Arts majoring in Graphic Design, Steve is an expert on the computers and is ready to work with you to optimise your brand.


As the daughter of Kelvin and Frances, Karina has been around the business all her life. Joining the business in 2010 during a gap year as a hands on team member. Karina now contracts to the company from time to time working on marketing and advertising projects.


The son of Kelvin and Frances, Andrew has also been around the company all his life. He is now in charge of all things online, maintaining stripesandsigns.co.nz and our various social media profiles remotely from his home in Auckland.


Tracy is a skilled office administrator. She is has been with us since the start of 2014, working two days a week during school terms. She handles all accounts receivable and payable.


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