The Kieffer | Starlite Management Team has over 100 years of combined sign industry experience.
President | CEO
Terry joined the Kieffer | Starlite team in 1992 and Kieffer | Starlite has been his home since he was a child.
He is a second generation owner, his father Marion bought Kieffer | Starlite in 1976 and Terry spent a great deal of time at the sign shop as a child. He has experience in the shop fabricating a variety of the products Kieffer | Starlite provides. He also has an extensive background in purchasing, estimating, and sales. Terry grew up in the business and graduated with a BBA in Marketing from the University of North Texas in 1997.
His in depth understanding of Kieffer | Starlite capabilities and client needs has shaped Kieffer | Starlite’s priorities over the past several years. His desire to have a company that creates a positive client experience is at the forefront of all decisions.
Terry also has a high level of involvement in the promotion of the sign industry. He helped start the Greater DFW Sign Association, and was president of the Texas Sign Association from 2009-2010. Educating municipalities and businesses alike he feels is a key component of keeping the industry strong for the future.
Director of Production
Phillip joined the Kieffer | Starlite team in 2007 and has been in the sign industry since 1977.
Phillip brings a very diverse background to the Kieffer | Starlite team. Phil started in 1977 making hand patterns and engineering drawings for one of the largest sign companies in the U.S. at the time. He then moved into production and installation areas and eventually into production management. He came to Kieffer | Starlite after an eleven year stay at a sign company in California.
Phillip is driven by results. Scheduling is at the forefront of his daily activities. In a constantly changing construction environment, results don’t happen without proper planning. This is where Phillip excels. He is constantly in pursuit of how to do things better, faster, and cheaper. He also holds a Master Sign Electrician License from the State of Texas.
Director of Project Management
Paula joined the Kieffer | Starlite team in 2007, has been in the sign industry since 1999 and brings many years of experience in Project Management. From the project due diligence through completion, Paula’s steady direction in leading a national sign program ensures the peace of mind for every client’s project.
Paula’s philosophy is to own responsibility for the performance expectations and outcome for our clients. The importance of internal communication, follow through and training of our Kieffer | Starlite staff is something we work on daily, as we are guided by ensuring client satisfaction and the ability to maintain lasting relationships.