Meet Your Team

Skyline Orange County OWNER/President


 

John Funk

Owner/President

John Funk joined Skyline Displays in Orange County at its inception in 1986 as an Exhibit Consultant and took over as the owner and President of the company in 1995. With his Journalism degree from the University of Hawaii, and after 15 years of working in account management, sales, and sales management in the airline, advertising and broadcast television industries, he gained valuable experience in the discipline of face-to-face marketing.

“Job One for us every day is to help our customers succeed in trade show and event marketing. The more our customers return to us as their businesses grow and prosper, the more we know we’re providing effective products and services to that end."

To reach John directly, email him at johnf@skylineoc.com
 

Meet Your Skyline Orange County Trade Show Experts

Linda-Marie Martinez,  Exhibit Marketing Consultant

Linda-Marie Martinez

Exhibit Marketing Consultant

For over 25 years as a Trade Show & Exhibit Marketing Consultant, Linda-Marie Martinez has been honored to partner with companies in all industries, both domestic and international. Many are Fortune 500 and others are new businesses who are just starting the climb to success. All receive the same dedicated, high-quality attention in developing the most effective exhibit marketing program with seamless show services and the highest quality trade show exhibits. 

“Join me and easily find just what you’re looking for, “Peace of Mind”, as well as a wide variety of Trade Show Exhibits and Services. My personal commitment is to provide the competitive edge to meet your trade show marketing objectives on time and on budget.”

To reach Linda-Marie directly, email her at linda-mariem@skylineoc.com

Jerilyn Benson, Exhibit Consultant

Jerilyn Benson

Exhibit Consultant

Jerilyn Benson brings more than 15 years of experience with Skyline and in the trade show industry to her clients. She has held various positions from Product Purchasing, Graphics Supervisor, Project Manager and Exhibit Consultant since 2008. With her extensive knowledge of the “start to finish” process of providing a successful event experience, Jerilyn is dedicated to serving each and every client with honesty, commitment, dedication and integrity. Her mission is to develop a long-term mutually beneficial relationship with every client. To reach Jerilyn directly, email her at jerilynb@skylineoc.com

Christine Galluch, Exhibit Consultant

Christine Galluch

Exhibit Consultant

With more than 15 years in the trade show industry, Christine Galluch is passionate about helping her clients achieve success through their trade shows.  She helps her clients distill their unique advantages into an effective, strategic exhibit solution that delivers punch and also tremendous value.  And, Christine is a CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer) candidate, actively advancing her expertise of the trade show industry to the next level, so she can help her clients achieve strong, measurable results from their shows. To reach Christine directly, email her at christineg@skylineoc.com

Tom Hanle, Exhibit Consultant

Tom Hanle

Exhibit Consultant

Tom Hanle has been with Skyline since 1988 and during his more than 25 years with the company, he has worked with hundreds of exhibitors, helping them increase their sales and profits at shows. Tom graduated from Concordia College in Minnesota with a business degree and has been in various sales positions since his graduation. For Tom, the name of the game is results and maximum ROI for his clients. To reach Tom directly, email him at tomh@skylineoc.com

Joan Wood, Exhibit Consultant

Joan Wood

Exhibit Consultant

Joan Wood graduated with a degree in Interior Design and the passion for her work is the driving force behind the 20 years of commitment to her clients’ success. Joan exceeds expectations with clear communication and working within the stated budget. She believes in creating a trade show exhibit environment that captivates and engages which effectively drives more traffic and maximizes the exhibitor’s ROI. As a leader in the industry, she continues to grow, value her client relationships and their investment. To reach Joan directly, email her at joanw@skylineoc.com

Al Jakovich, Exhibit Consultant

Al Jakovich

Exhibit Consultant

Al Jakovich joined Skyline Orange County in 2004 following a successful 25-year career
in the printing industry as both a sales associate and business owner.  Al’s focus is on detailed management of his projects, leading to the best possible outcome and
return on investment for his clients. To reach Al directly, email him at alj@skylineoc.com
 

Maria Roman, Exhibit Consultant

Maria Roman

Exhibit Consultant

Maria Roman has insight to various industries that allow her to work effectively with clients in a broad range of disciplines. Her work experience in sales, project management, and technical training allow her to combine theoretical and conceptual understanding to a hands-on bottom line approach to profitable business using Skyline solutions. To reach Maria directly, email her at mariar@skylineoc.com

Raelyn Luckow

Raelyn Luckow

Exhibit Consultant

Raelyn’s 25 successful years in international sales has given her the knowledge in coordinating, and the experience of attending a wide variety of trade shows.  Her education in design and architecture combined with her years in sales and design provide her with the perfect platform to assist you with designing and implementing your face to face marketing needs.  She believes effective communication is the key to understanding and evaluating your needs, budget and vison.  Her satisfaction comes from seeing a project go from concept to completion, and then achievement of her client’s goals. To reach Raelyn directly, email her at raelynl@skylineoc.com


 

Bob Smithson

Sales Support Manager

Bob joined Skyline Orange County as part of the service team in 1997. He soon took over management of the rental department in addition to handling in house asset management for select clients. He then moved into order entry/sales support and soon after took on the role of project manager. In his almost 18 years with Skyline OC Bob has acquired extensive knowledge of all things Skyline and goes above and beyond for his customers to provide a top notch tradeshow experience. To reach Bob directly, email him at bobs@skylineoc.com




 

Danielle Berg, Project Manager

Danielle Berg

Project Manager

Danielle Berg joined our team in 2013 with more than 10 years experience as a small business owner. Danielle's role at Skyline Orange County, includes collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and exceeding client expectations. To reach Danielle directly, email her at danielleb@skylineoc.com


 

Jamie Toczek

Project Manager

Jamie Toczek has more than 10 years of trade show experience with both participation and planning. She is focused on achieving continuous, improved business performance and exceeding her client’s expectations with valuable Skyline solutions. To reach Jamie directly, email her at jamiet@skylineoc.com

Christina Antonio

Project Manager

Christina Antonio joins Skyline Orange County with nearly 20 years of experience in the trade show industry, working with GES Exposition Services and EWI Worldwide in account management and project management capacities. That industry experience included coordination and management of high volume show schedules, integration of a variety of vendors, overseeing fabrication, and on-site supervision and client support. As Skyline Orange County continues to provide more complex exhibiting solutions for its customers, team members like Christina will bring the expertise necessary to successfully execute these projects. To reach Christina directly, email her at Christinaa@skylineoc.com

Skyline Orange County Design Team

Derek Arnold, Director of Creative Services

Derek Arnold

Director of Creative Services

A talented structural and graphics designer, Derek has been with the Skyline organization since 1996. During that time he has won numerous awards for his impactful exhibit designs. He is responsible for managing the company’s overall design services, design staff, and in the process, making sure Skyline Orange County customers are getting the very best results possible on the show floor. Derek graduated from Arizona State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design.

“Skyline is continually expanding their product lines and tools. Thus, enabling designers to develop innovative and creative solutions to complex design challenges. The results are cutting edge exhibits that deliver high-impact visibility and functionality for a multitude of industries.”

To reach Derek directly, email him dereka@skylineoc.com

Natalie Pasten, Exhibit Designer

Natalie Pasten

Exhibit Designer

An early love of drawing and designing hand-made greeting cards led Natalie Pasten to pursue a career in design at the University of Minnesota, where she received a BFA in Graphic Design. An internship following graduation introduced her to the world of trade shows and for the past 13 years she has worked with multiple design firms specializing in exhibit design and event marketing. By asking thought provoking questions, listening, and through her design experience, she consistently provides high quality creative solutions for clients while maintaining their unique set of marketing objectives and functional goals. To reach Natalie directly, email her at nataliep@skylineoc.com

Luis Aranda, Exhibit Designer

Luis Aranda

Exhibit Designer

Luis brings a diverse design experience to Skyline Orange County, with a background
not only in exhibit design but in graphics, game design, packaging design, and “hands
on” experience with large format printing equipment.  He received design degrees
from Brooks College and Westwood College. To reach Luis directly, email him at luisa@skylineoc.com

Matthew Schwartz

Exhibit Designer

Matthew is an award winning ad agency designer, having worked with major brands
on various campaigns over the span of his career, in projects that ranged from exhibit design to collateral to entire campaigns.  As our Skyline customers ask for a wider variety of design services, Matthew will be able to manage those assignments. To reach Matthew directly, email him at matthews@skylineoc.com
 

Rene Sanchez

Exhibit Designer

Rene Sanchez joined the Skyline team in 2005 just after graduating from The Art Institute of Orange County. Her attention to detail and creativity have made her an excellent exhibit designer. From small graphics to large structure design, she can always be counted on to get the job done with a smile. To reach Rene directly, email her at renes.skyline@gmail.com

Operations and Services Team

OPERATIONS AND SERVICES TEAM

In front:  Grady Funk, Director of Service Operations and Jack the Wonder Dog

In back, from left:  John Balderrama, Ryan Cosbey, Stevi Funk, Mike Attanasio, Scott Olsen, Josh Masella, Vince Ramirez

For information regarding all of our services and exhibit management progams, contact Grady Funk, Director of Service Operations directly at gradyf@skylineoc.com

 

 

Skylink Show Services Team

Skylink Show Services Team

John Balderrama, I&D Lead/Supervisor      
Scott Olsen, I&D Coordinator

Offering Skyline Certified I&D Services anywhere in Southern California...

For quotes and information, contact Scott at 949.900.3053 or email him directly at scotto@skylineoc.com

 

Financial Operations Team

Financial Operations Team

Left: Christine Alberni, A/R Specialist               Right: Rose Chavez, A/P-PR Specialist 

Christine and Rose are responsible for the company’s day to day financial operations, working in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer.  Together, they have logged nearly 25 years with Skyline Orange County.

 

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Skyline Orange County
25151 Arctic Ocean Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
949-900-3000
info@skylineoc.com