Welcome To Kootenay Signs

Our team is dedicated to customer satisfaction, a quality product and competitive pricing. We create a visual story to help set you apart from the crowd and to communicate your message. Along every step of the way from the design concept to the finished product, we want our customers experience to exceed their expectations.

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Loretta Johnson

- Never Met a Dog She Didn’t Love
- Afflicted With a Touch of Sarcasm

Owner / Production

Loretta’s perfect life consists of lots of dogs to love and a daily dose of laughter. 

Loretta brings 15+ years of experience as a business owner running day to day operations and a lifetime of experience as a dog lover. Her focus is daily business operations, production & printing and of course weekly janitorial duties.

In her off time, you can find her walking her small horses (also known as dogs), spending time with friends, reading a good book or golfing.


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Jim Johnson

- Professional Amateur Golfer
- In Charge of Golf Course PR

Owner / Production

Jim’s perfect life consists of golfing daily…the end.

Jim has 15+ years of experience as a business owner and manager. He oversees public relations on the golf course, and you can find him at his “office” on any hole, on any golf course, on any given day in the summer. When mother nature decides its time for Jim to attend to his paying job, you can find him running CNC for Kootenay Signs.

In his off time, you can find him chasing a ball around the golf course, fishing or driving the backcountry

Ryley Johnson

- Professional Day Dreamer
- Podcast Junkie

Assistant Manager / Graphic designer

Ryley’s perfect life consists of a balance between being active and playing video games. Ryley has a Bachelors Degree in New Media which makes him a great asset for Kootenay Signs. His favorite projects are complete design overhauls and logo creation when he’s not busy running the laser Engraver and label printer.

In his off time, you can find Ryley working out, biking, golfing, skiing and hanging out with friends.


Jocelyn Bell

- Overly British
- Chronically Cold

Graphic designer / Production

Jocelyn’s Perfect life consists of drinking copious amounts of Tea. Jocelyn has a degree in BSc design and Technologies which makes her a great fit for the Graphic Designer role at Kootenay Signs. Her favorite projects include creativity and a unique final product.

In her off time, you can find Jocelyn cross country skiing, biking, swimming, and painting ocean animals.