Jim Tardif, Owner

Jim is originally from Laconia, New Hampshire. He grew up in the Northeast and went to Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY where he earned a BS in Industrial Distribution. Jim married his college sweetheart Jeanne and together started a 30-year career with one of the world’s largest corporations. Jim has held significant roles in sales, marketing, business development and commercial operations. After retirement Jim and his son Christian opened Signs Of Significance. Jim believes integrity must always be the first priority. His business philosophy is based on a commitment to employees and clients. To employees Jim’s goal is to provide a safe, challenging, professional, fun work environment allowing everyone, through hard work and dedication, the opportunity to achieve their goals. To Clients, Jim’s commitment is to provide the highest quality products, on time in an effort to meet or exceed Client expectations. Jim looks forward to working with his Clients to help create graphical branding and messaging with a goal of making not only the first but every impression significant.”

Christian Tardif, Vice President of Sales

Christian grew up locally in Alpharetta, Georgia and attended Milton High School. After graduating high school, he attended the University of Alabama, studying advertising and business. He is an avid Crimson Tide fan and enjoys watching their games on Fall Saturdays. He is also a fan of all Atlanta sports teams including the Falcons, Braves, and Hawks. Christian started working at Signs of Significance in July of 2015. Although, his focus is on sales, he also has a hand in some design, production, and installation. Some of his other interests include golf, being on the water at the lake, and spending time with friends and family.