About BAS

Our Company

BAS is a world-class provider of both static and electronic donor recognition and architectural signage solutions. Over the years we have developed hundreds of successful programs for single and multi-site facilities. Our understanding of corporate culture and the culture of philanthropy, marketing and communication, along with a comprehensive range of services – design through fabrication and installation – makes our signage design and systems sustainable and successful.

BAS has a diverse and professional team at your service at all times during a project. We stand by our reputation – as will our clients, most of whom we have long-term relationships with.

While BAS is a company with years of experience, we take a fresh and unique approach to each and every project we work on.

We see through your eyes, add our knowledge and expertise, create solutions that far exceed your expectations and requirements, and achieve the best possible results and solutions.

BAS is an indispensable partner on any project.

Our Key Markets are:

  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Religious Groups
  • Conservation Organizations
  • Sports Facilities
  • Children’s Charities
  • The Arts
  • Special Charities
  • Political Organizations

Our Core Competencies are:

  • Strategic planning and consultation;
  • Innovative architectural and environmental design;
  • Integrated static and digital media solutions;
  • Cutting edge electronic and interactive solutions;
  • Project management;
  • Pre-production, fabrication supervision and installation services; and,
  • New build construction projects.

Our Services

Cross it off your list!

BAS offers you “Turn-key” service from planning and design through fabrication and installation, for all project needs. Our talented staff and professional resources allow us to attend to every detail, ensuring a trouble free and seamless process. We put in the effort; you reap the benefits.

Consultation

BAS offers consultation services in the early stages of planning and budgeting. We assist in needs assessment of existing or potential sites and map out appropriate solutions.

Planning

We clearly define the possibilities and help establish realistic budgets and schedules and offer you and your executive or committee visual schematics, prototype samples and specifications that make the review and decision process easy.

Project Management

Our account managers drive the process from start to finish, offering you creative and inclusive strategies, communication and reporting throughout the project. For this reason BAS always delivers, on time and on budget.

Design

We create functional art that incorporates your vision and brand.

At BAS our experienced design team works with you to fully understand your needs and objectives and offers solid and innovative design solutions.

Our solutions are always in sync with the building’s architecture, environment and the fit and finish of the surroundings. The results are user friendly and aesthetically pleasing , while clearly communicating the intended messaging and client brand.

The design process includes the following phases:

  • Project definition / Client needs – brand and messaging requirements;
  • Site visit and analysis;
  • Design concept presentation;
  • Fine tuning of selected concept;
  • Final drawings and documentation;
  • Client approvals / files to fabrication.

Installation

As the final stage in the process BAS offers full installation services provided by its expert team of installers skilled in all aspects of interior and exterior installation, including electronics and software. We also provide union installers if required.  All installations are overseen by our Project Manager to make sure that the quality of this final stage of a project.

Our People

BAS has a highly experienced core management team, supported by graphic and industrial designers, production assistants, technical assistants and fabricators/manufacturers, software developers and electronic hardware providers and consultants.

BAS is very proud of the caliber of professionalism and creativity their team affords each project and have always sought to assemble the best in the business.

Robert Sherrington

Partner and Senior Account Executive

Rob’s extensive experience in collaborative sales, master planning, and client partnerships within the venue of environmental graphics and donor recognition has spanned nearly three decades. Rob’s industry knowledge and expertise is both national and international on numerous projects, and he has been involved with digital donor recognition since the early nineties – before it became popular or common, as such Rob has been key to its evolution. His personable style and commitment to detail is a trusted reputation that has touched national programs and international projects. For health care facilities and educational institutions alike, Rob’s commitment is assuring quality results with the highest standards of customer satisfaction.

Deborah Burgess, BFA, SEDG

– Partner and Creative Director

Deborah brings years of knowledge and experience from both the corporate and charitable business sectors in consultation, design, strategic planning, communications, architectural signage, integrated interactive and digital media. Deborah has presented on the topic of donor recognition at conferences such as: AFP, AHP Canada and International, CAISAP and CCAE and is a member of Society for Environmental Graphic Design and Association of Fundraising Professionals. Deborah’s career background in corporate branding brings a synergistic and systematic approach to all projects. Her vast experience in the charitable business and public sectors have shown that ingenuity and creativity gain efficiencies without sacrificing quality in solutions. Deborah’s well-honed analytic, strategic, creative, management and people skills gives her the ability to quickly assess situations and respond with valuable, practical, creative and sustainable solutions.

Moni Harrison

– Client Account Manager

Reporting to ownership, Moni is responsible for account service and management including meetings, schedules, budgets and project oversight. With 20 years of industry experience Moni has excellent communication and customer care skills, building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, suppliers and team members. It is her job to assist clients throughout the life of a project to ensure that point of contact is always accessible. Moni is a dedicated, collaborative, team player.

Carol Ursa

– Director of Production

Carol’s knowledge and experience in the design, production and project management of large-scale architectural signage and integrated design systems in both the retail and institutional sectors has proved indispensable to our client’s over the years. This includes extensive knowledge in signage and fixture fabrication and lighting. Along with Carol’s vast experience in the fabrication, management and implementation of large signage projects, her detail oriented methods and understanding of space and how people use it is a huge asset toward successful and sustainable outcomes.

Erin Strickland

– Assistant Art Director

Erin has 12 years of experience in designing integrated donor recognition systems and displays.  Erin graduated from Durham College in 2003 and is a talented designer and illustrator who has won awards for his work.  Erin brings to the team great creative, production and organizational skills.

How about your project?

Contact us now to get your project moving and “Cross if off your list!”