Watchfire Signs elevates Weninger, Dines on Leadership Team
Watchfire Signs, a Danville-based manufacturer of outdoor LED signs, digital billboards and video scoreboards, has elevated two employees in its top level leadership team. Kim Weninger was named chief operating officer, and Kyle Dines was promoted to vice president of sports and indoor.
Weninger joined Watchfire Signs as vice president, operations in 2015. Over her career, she has held senior level managerial positions in industries including chemicals, manufacturing, construction, industrial consulting, semiconductors and oil/gas.
Since joining Watchfire, Weninger has built an operations team that enables Watchfire to operate more efficiently, provide faster customer service, be more competitive in the marketplace and make Watchfire a safer place for employees.
Weninger earned her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; her master’s degree in chemical engineering from Michigan Technological University, Houghton; and a master’s of business administration, finance from University of St. Thomas.
Dines was promoted from sales director of the outdoor advertising (OA) division to vice president of sports and indoor. In this role, Dines will be responsible for managing all aspects of these two Watchfire markets.
Dines is a 12-year veteran of Watchfire, who has held various roles in engineering, project management and sales. Most recently he led the digital billboard sales team and helped elevate Watchfire to a market leader in this space by transforming the division to be more data driven.
Dines earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio.
Both Weninger and Dines will report directly to Steve Harriott, president and CEO of Watchfire Signs.