Daniel Castillo is the Chief Executive Officer of DCI Signs & Awnings and as such provides leadership and strategic direction for the company. As the keeper of company values, he continuously works to give his team the tools and resources to be successful at every level.
Although his responsibilities are far and wide, he is solely responsible for spearheading and developing all strategic solutions & various aspects of executive and operational planning. Daniel is a true professional dedicated to improving his company morale, efficiency and ultimately profitability. With his great wealth of industry experience, 18 years of management, fabrication and installation experience at DCI, he has the tools to lead his team into the next century.
Daniel is a graduate of St. Peters University with a degree in marketing. He thanks his success to his undergraduate education and his down to earth and noble upbringing from the small country of Cuba.
Alberto Gaitan serves DCI as the Senior Project Manager. With over 26 years of management experience and 3 years spent at DCI, Alberto’s skill set and expertise are invaluable. Prior to joining DCI, he served as the program director for a national sign company overseeing large retail accounts like Ann Tailor, Express, Limited, Juicy Couture, Dress Barn, Linens & Things, Foot Locker, to name a few.
Thru his role at DCI he oversees all project managers; ensuring that projects are being managed efficiently, procedures are being reported and tracked accurately and client expectations are being met and consistently exceeded. Additionally, he helps to serve as a liaison between the engineering, design and sales departments. He is deeply committed to guiding and training his team in alignment with the standards and values of the company and towards impeccable execution. Alberto is a mentor, a leader and a trusted advisor. His wealth of experience has helped define & streamline the way DCI trains their project managers making this department a real success.
William Alvarez is not only family but like a brother to DCI’s president, Daniel Castillo. William currently serves the DCI team as Production Manager. With over 25 years of experience in the Sign & Manufacturing Industry, he has the skills, knowledge and experience it takes to successfully lead his production team.
DCI is continually growing and working towards a streamlined and efficient lean manufacturing process, William is responsible for leading these efforts on the front line. His ability to manage a large production team ensures that each and every product is created to the highest standards, with utmost attention to detail, quality and client expectation.
William’s passion for his work, coupled with his innate positivity and ability to encourage and motivate, makes him a valuable leader to DCI.
Emerson Ciamacco has been a vital support to DCI for over 5 years, overseeing various aspects of design and marketing, and currently serving as the Director of Creative Design Services. To know Emerson is to love Emerson. His contagious warmth and ability to encourage, support and strengthen the team at DCI are invaluable. His responsibilities are extensive and include but not limited to the following: overall creation and management of all shop drawings, production files and delegating to his team; all marketing materials from print to website as well as social media; hands on collaboration and coordination with the sales team and production team in designing and creating drawings that function in today’s outdoor environments.
Emerson’s role allows him the ability to interact with clients and co-workers alike on so many different levels. To the clients he serves, he listens to their ideas and vision, and together with the DCI team, he creates products which are fabricated to suit the needs of each individual project. To his team, he is even more. He is a strong, thoughtful and encouraging leader we are all proud to stand behind. Emerson Ciamacco is our friend and go-to person to resolve our most difficult endeavors.