About

Think Graphics. Think Vernon.

Fleet graphics that will be seen by millions of people. Point-of-purchase and display graphics that bring your marketing campaign or product to life. Decals that last longer than the equipment. No matter the job, when it’s all on the line, The Vernon Graphics Group will come through with the experience, equipment, creativity and expertise you can rely on.

Vernon is also a top national promotional products distributor. So be sure to ask your Vernon Account Executive about combining your graphics projects with the use of innovative promotional products for rebranding and product rollouts.

Since 1902, The Vernon Company has been a leader in corporate identity through four generations of family ownership. As one of the largest and most successful marketing firms in the nation, Vernon boasts a strong AAA1 credit rating, the highest rating from Dun & Bradstreet. Headquartered in Newton, Iowa, the company has a nationwide sales force of 380 Account Executives and 230 administrative and production employees in its corporate offices and manufacturing facilities.

Meet the Team

Chris Vernon

Chris Vernon

President & CEO

Chris is the “head coach” of the team, and member of the 4th generation of the Vernon family. He has been with the business since 1987.

Tony Oberman

Tony Oberman

Vice President – Graphics Operations

Tony is responsible for manufacturing at all three graphics facilities, as well as overall sales and administration. He joined Vernon in 2007.

Chuck Flaherty

Chuck Flaherty

Graphics Sales & Administration Manager

Chuck handles day-to-day management of the admin staff at Vernon Graphics and finding reputable installers for graphics projects around the country.

Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith

Industry Relations & Communications Manager

Andrea is responsible for graphics marketing efforts. She joined the company in 2008.

Chris Orr

Chris Orr

Production Manager

Chris, who joined Vernon in 2015, manages the factory for Vernon Graphics, located in Newton, IA.

Gale Horman

Gale Horman

Manager of Purchasing and Inventory Control

Gale oversees purchases for Vernon Graphics and manages in-house inventory.

Why Choose Us?

Vernon Graphics can handle your entire project, from artwork design through installation. And as a certified 3M Graphic manufacturer, you know your project will always look great. Simply tell us what you need, and we’ll do the rest!

  • Custom online stores
  • Project kitting and fulfillment services
  • Custom packaging
  • Installation assistance

Vernon is uniquely positioned to give you the one-to-one service you expect from a local graphics shop, but with the nationwide buying power, experience and capabilities of a much larger vendor. With Vernon, it’s the best of both worlds.

Vernon Graphics offers tremendous value by helping you squeeze every last penny from your marketing dollar. We work within your budget, providing creative ideas that save you money – and accomplish your goals.

Plus, we work with the most reputable material suppliers to ensure that your project meets both your expectations and your budget. Our goal is to make you look good.

Are you interested in selling graphics?

Are you getting the recognition you deserve?

If not, it’s time to make a change!

Vernon Graphics sales reps are eligible for cash bonuses, employee benefits, trips and other sales incentives and an annual awards program recognizing top performers. We also have a number of independent corporations who have successfully grown their business by adding our unique graphics products to their repertoire of solutions, up selling graphics to their existing customers.

Here's how

  • We pay commissions when the order is placed so you don’t have to wait until the product ships or the client pays to get paid.
  • Vernon has the resources of three independent graphics businesses specializing in fleet, point-of-purchase and OEM graphics that your customers are already buying – just from someone else.
  • Vernon has the latest production equipment specializing in large format screened and digital graphics.
  • Vernon is a family-owned, financially stable, D&B AAAA1 rated company.
  • Our sales reps can choose to be an employee (and receive benefits) or represent Vernon as an independent corporation (and earn bonus dollars)
  • Vernon has in-house creative art services
  • Our sales support teams are second to none

Are you interested in selling graphics?