About Us

Founded in York, Pennsylvania, with over 50 years of experience, Marketechs serves three market segments: University/College Branding, Custom Trade Show Exhibits, and Permanent Exhibits which include Museums, Visitor Centers, Hospitals, Corporate Lobbies, and similar venues.

The skill set required for each area is similar, and our talented staff of designers, fabricators, installers, and project managers will apply their own set of unique talents and expertise to the creation of your space or location. Marketechs will become your partner during ALL facets of your project – DESIGN, FABRICATION & INSTALLATION. You can rest assured that your project will be completed on time, within budget, and meet the highest of quality standards that have become synonymous with the Marketechs name.

Let us be your innovative partner to visually tell your story while creating a unique experience for your institution or organization!

Our Mission

Our mission is to be the preeminent design and fabrication firm, built on trusting client relationships, while fostering an environment that promotes creativity and personal growth.

Ed Ferderbar // COO & Principal // ed@marketechs.com

Ed was previously both a Manager of Operations and Engineering for several large pharmaceutical companies in the northeast. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. His responsibilities include all operations, with a focus on design, fabrication, scheduling and communications with the Client or its representatives to insure the project meets its objectives and the relationship continues to grow between Marketechs and the Client. Ed enjoys family get-togethers with his six kids, vacation travel with his wife and attending Penn State Football, Hockey and Basketball games. He’s also ready for a round of golf or boating anytime.

Ed Zielinski // VP of Sales // edz@marketechs.com

Prior to joining Marketechs, Ed most recently owned and operated a sign franchise. Prior to that, he held management, business development and sales positions with firms in North America and Asia. He holds a B. S. degree in Business Administration, and has taken specialized courses in leadership, executive assessment, data management, franchise operations and Japanese language and business practices. In his spare time, Ed enjoys golfing, long-distance running and various outdoor adventures.

Vickie Geiman // Operations Director

Prior to joining Marketechs, Vickie held leadership positions in operations, supply chain, quality, and customer service with Fortune 100 firms in North America. She holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Albright College, and an MBA from the University of Baltimore.  She is a trained Six Sigma Blackbelt with a passion for process improvement.  Vickie loves spending time with her family and playing with and walking her two dogs. She has fun with her hobbies of decorative painting, reading, and doing needlepoint.

Peter Welsh // Senior Project Manager

Prior to joining Marketechs over 20 years ago, Peter was a curator at the Kansas State Historical Society Museum and a contract curator for the National Park Service. Peter has an M.A. degree from the University of Delaware and a B.A. from Hamilton College, Clinton, New York. Peter is the senior project manager and has been directly involved in all museum and education center work Marketechs has undertaken during his tenure. He is responsible for coordinating all aspects of project development among all participants.

Kim

Kim Miller // Project Manager

Kim joined the project management team at Marketechs early in 2016. She started her career as a professional figure skater, growing into sport program management, and event design and implementation. She holds a B.A. and M.Ed. from Millersville University, in Millersville, PA. She utilizes the skills gained from this diverse background to seek out solutions in creative and unique ways, striving to give clients personalized attention for every project. In her spare time, Kim enjoys coaching young figure skaters, watching her teen son play hockey, sharing a love of reading with her daughter, exploring new places with her family, and documenting it all through photography.

Alicia Jones // Office Manager

Alicia joined the Marketechs team in the fall of 2016 after relocating to York County. Prior to Marketechs, she developed a diverse skillset working in a small law firm for 10 years, first as a legal assistant and then as a paralegal after attending Penn State York. Ready for a new adventure, she was pleased to find a home in the creative environment at Marketechs. Alicia enjoys spending time with her husband and children, traveling and leading an active lifestyle.

Mel Scannella // Project Coordinator

Mel joined Marketechs as a Project Coordinator in July 2018 after relocating to York. She holds a B.A. in English from Millersville University and comes from a background in journalism, marketing, and history. Previously, she worked in visual merchandising and retail logistics for a major retail chain. She enjoys the opportunity to work in an ever-changing, creative work environment. Her free time is spent traveling out west, doing costume design, attending hockey games, and screenwriting.

Melissa Campanaro // Project Coordinator

10 years- Insurance Company, Underwriting-Claims-Attorney Negotiations, 5 years-National Brokerage Firm, Accounts Payable Manager, Volunteer-Project Management, Fundraising.

30f0914

Doug Sturgeon // Art Director & Senior Graphic Designer

Doug has been actively involved since 2004 in the firm’s exhibit and related graphic work. Doug holds a B.F.A. degree from Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania. Doug is the chief graphic designer and oversees graphic production both by Marketechs and its subcontractors. His department will prepare all required graphic designs, typographic and material submissions during design development and all layout, color and production proofs during implementation.

Dwayne Stare // Senior Designer

Dwayne has over 16 years of experience in the field of exhibit design and branding. Dwayne attended Bradley Academy of the Visual Arts and the Pennsylvania School of Art and Design. He oversees all aspects of the Design Process, from initial concept to fabrication and installation. In his spare time, Dwayne likes to golf, play tennis and spend as much time as he can at the beach.

DaveL

Dave Lynch // Designer

Dave joined Marketechs in 2013 with more than 10 years of experience as an illustrator, graphic designer, and detailer. He has assumed additional responsibilities, assisting the design team as a junior exhibit designer, and the fabrication team as a CNC programmer. Dave graduated in 2001 from the Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts with an Associate Degree in Multimedia Design. You’ll often find Dave biking to work, and in his downtime he enjoys road and trail running.

Woodrow Butler // Senior Designer

Woody found a love for design when he took his first graphics class in high school. He went on to earn a Bachelor of the Arts degree from McDaniel College in Graphic Design.  As a member of the Marketechs design team, he creates concept renderings and is actively involved in the design and production process.  He enjoys playing basketball, lounging by the lake, and spending time with his better half.

Tom Thompson // Graphic Designer

Tom joined the Marketechs team in the Summer of 2018 as a designer bringing experience in graphics production with large format printing and graphics application. He graduated from The Art Institute of Philadelphia with an Associate Degree in Video Production and enjoys creating all types of art, spending time outdoors camping, canoeing, with his wife and children.

Mike

Mike Wiley // Fabricator

Mike has worked in all facets of the construction industry for more than 25 years. He began working at Marketechs in 2014. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking, competitive sports, and going to the beach.

Dave

Dave Heisey // Fabricator

Dave graduated from York Vo tech in 1981. He has worked for over 20 years doing finish carpentry and building cabinets. Dave has been with Marketechs since early 2016. Dave enjoys car shows, auto racing, and spending time with his family.

Brandon-BW

Brandon Brady // Fabricator

Brandon’s passion for fabricating started at an early age. He learned the skills of cabinet making and carpentry while working in his Dad’s woodshop. Outside of work he enjoys cooking, drawing, detailing cars and spending time with his family.

Phil-BW

Phil Hausman // Fabricator

Phil has been working all aspects of carpentry and construction most of his life.  He started out building homes, then transitioned to commercial construction for 14 years.  In addition, Phil was self-employed for four years doing small remodel jobs.  Phil has been employed with Marketechs since 2004.  In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and traveling, especially surf fishing at the beach and checking out local restaurants.

Craig

Craig Landis // Warehouse Manager

Craig has been working in the warehouse industry for over 20 years. He began working for Marketechs in 2015. Outside of work, Craig enjoys playing sports, reading with his son, watching movies, and listening to music.