Meet your local team
The Skyline San Diego team represents some of the most veteran, hard-working and meticulous talent in the industry. Our mission is to form a coaching partnership with our clients. We not only produce innovative trade show booth design, but we educate you to get better results from all of your event marketing and trade show experiences.
JOHN LETHERT, CEO
John has 30+ years of marketing experience working with clients to maximize their return on investment in all aspects of their marketing programs. As the Skyline Displays of San Diego team leader he sets the tone for excellence and integrity. He has developed a unique and empathetic understanding of sales & marketing, brand building and revenue generation across multiple industries. John is laser-focused on providing his customers with responsive, expert customer service, and stands behind the quality work he and his team provides.
GRADY FUNK, OPERATIONS MANAGER
Grady brings to Skyline San Diego over 15 years of leadership experience within the Skyline network with a focus in procurement, project management, and event production. He has a proven history of strengthening culture, improving process, and elevating employee productivity. Grady ensures operational success through active collaboration with the entire Skyline San Diego team and our high-quality vendors. He ensures smooth flow of new exhibit projects, from the planning, design, and proposal stages, to purchase, inspection, setup, and client delivery.
ERIN CHARTIER, ASSET MANAGEMENT/LOGISTICS COORDINATOR
Erin has been in the trade show industry for 22 years, serving exhibitors from Skyline San Diego (2000-2006, 2016-present) and show management at Freeman. (2006-2015). Erin helps Asset Management clients to manage all their behind-the-scenes logistics so to ensure they meet their timelines and budgets for a smooth trade show experience. She also works with Skyline San Diego clients on exhibit repairs, booth design reconfigurations and any other items that pop up pertaining to their exhibit booth needs. With her many years of experience, Erin has built valuable industry relationships with the San Diego Convention Center and venue-hosting local hotels.
PHARON BAKER, PROJECT MANAGER
Pharon facilitates the process of making display orders into reality. She works closely with the sales department to ensure that displays are produced to client specifications and arrive at-show on time. Her decade of graphic design and office management have given her unique insight and multi-tasking skills to tame the potential chaos of display production. Pharon enjoys Skyline San Diego’s supportive team and seeing client projects transform from an idea into tangible exhibits that satisfy our clients and impress their prospects at trade shows.
SAMMI LETHERT, MARKETING SPECIALIST
Sammi introduces new exhibitors to the advantages of working with Skyline while also constantly reaching out to our existing clients for new opportunities to improve or expand our partnerships. She enjoys building relationships with clients and then guiding them through whatever project they’re working on. Sammi is friendly, hard-working, efficient, and productive under high amounts of pressure. Newer to the industry, Sammi is grateful for the generous mentorship from the entire Skyline San Diego team.
JERON HARRISON, INSTALLATION & DISMANTLE
Jeron has over 15 years’ experience in the Skyline Displays San Diego Service Department. In his position as Install and Dismantle Foreman, Jeron is in charge of all I&D services for Skyline San Diego clients at Southern California trade shows and events. Jeron is also a member of the local union in good standing.
FRANCISCO MIRANDA, SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Francisco verifies that all exhibits shipping to and returning from shows are complete and show ready. He likes fulfilling orders for clients on time and shipping flawless exhibits with zero errors. Before coming to Skyline San Diego, Francisco was stationed on the USS CONSTITUTION where he worked in the Supply and Logistics Department, where he consistently improved processes and workflow. He has a BA in Sociology from Florida Atlantic University in 2013.
GENE STOKES, ACCOUNTANT
Gene processes everything related to the financial structure of Skyline San Diego, including accounts payable and receivable, bank and account reconciliations, payroll, and financial statements. He received his accounting degree from Oregon State University in 1990, and has worked for independent accounting firms, private corporations, and non-profit organizations. Gene values that Skyline San Diego has a work environment that encourages self-motivation and allows everyone to exercise their individual strengths to the overall benefit of the company.
JACKIE, CHIEF CANINE OFFICER
Jackie’s wide range of technical and “people” skills makes her a valued member of the Skyline San Diego team. She greets both new and returning visitors to our facility with charm, grace, and wit. With her sharp eyes, Jackie has often saved the day by spotting typos on booth graphics and finding missing hardware connectors on the setup floor. She exudes serenity when things get hectic, instills confidence during brainstorming sessions, and simply acts as the glue binding our team together. When not at the office, she loves to get sand between her paws at the Ocean Beach Dog Beach.
Our local team is backed up by Skyline Exhibits, Inc., one of the world’s largest producers of lightweight modular exhibits and graphics. Skyline customers have 24/7 access to the most extensive global service network anywhere–some 1,500 team members in 128 design centers in 31 countries, which includes full service rental, product and graphics production centers in Las Vegas, Chicago, Toronto, Orlando and of course, Skyline World Headquarters in Eagan, Minnesota.
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Skyline San Diego
1940 Weld Boulevard
El Cajon, CA 92020