Catherine Monson

Catherine became CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. in 2008 bringing over 30 years of franchising and management experience. In 2009, she received the International Franchise Association (IFA) Bonny LeVine Award in recognition of her contributions to the growth of the franchising industry and in 2010, the Dallas Business Journal named her a top Women Industry Leader in the Dallas Metroplex. In 2012, Catherine appeared on the Emmy Award-winning series Undercover Boss to learn new ways to advance the FASTSIGNS brand. In 2015, she received the Franchise Action Network FAN of the Year award for her advocacy work in the franchising community. She serves on the Board of Directors of the IFA, for the franchise companies The Learning Experience® and Brain Balance, as well as the Board of Trustees of Pi Sigma Epsilon.


Catherine Monson, CFE, is currently the Chief Executive Officer and President of FASTSIGNS International, Inc.