Team

Meet the incredible leadership team whose expertise, enthusiasm and talent bring continued success to AAA Flag & Banner and our clients.

Howard Furst

CEO

Howard founded AAA Flag & Banner in the early 1970s. Under his direction, the company has become a leader in the large-format printing industry. He continues to be an integral part of the company's ongoing growth.

Craig Furst

President

For more than 20 years, Craig Furst has led this family-run business, pioneering new technology and innovations in the print industry. His leadership has led to new processes and offerings for clients, in addition to the expansion of the company and its presence in the industry. With more than 200 employees, a factory and warehouse in Culver City, and the best installation team on the West Coast, AAA Flag & Banner continues to grow under Craig's leadership.

Gene Lesniak

Chief Financial Officer

Gene Lesniak has been AAA Flag & Banner’s chief financial officer since 2013, and he also serves on the company’s board of directors. With a strong academic background in business, marketing and finance — as well as an impressive resume that includes executive positions at industry-leading companies across a variety of industries — Gene brings a wealth of financial knowledge and leadership experience to his role at AAA Flag & Banner. A hiking enthusiast, Gene takes us to new heights, both literally and figuratively.

Rob Pitt

General Manager

With a Bachelor of Science in marketing from USC and more than 25 years of successful business growth under his belt, Rob is known for crafting the requisite strategic vision to achieve both short-term and long-term goals. A recognized technology leader, Rob offers a unique blend of business acumen, team building experience and internet technology (IT) expertise.

Joe Flannery

Director of Field Services

Joe oversees all of our installation crews and is an integral part of the design and implementation of large-format installations. With experience managing projects at more than 30 professional sports stadiums as well as convention centers, Joe is well-versed in the art of successfully completing installations in complex environments.