The Advertising Specialists, better known as TAS, is a family owned business out of Glendora, California, ‘The Pride of the Foothills.’ Our desire is to provide a dedicated, personalized service, designed to meet the needs of our clients at the highest professional standards!
Established in 2002 TAS has distinguished itself in the field of Graphic Design, Branding and Apparel Decoration. We deliver your message through Creativity, Workmanship and Dependability which has proved as the foundation of our continued growth and prosperity through the economic cycle.
TAS offers an unparalleled commitment to our client’s needs; starting with transparency, following through with given timelines, keeping our client informed, clear and reliable communication.
TAS provides a full range of products and services which include:
Educated in the United States, graduating from the California Distinguished High School – Glendora High, his road took him to California Polytechnic University in Pomona. He joined the College of Business under Management & Human Resources with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Before he graduated, he added a Minor Degree in Marketing & Professional Communications. With his natural aptitude in creating dynamic designs, he furthered his educational achievements in getting a certification of Graphic Design.
Vipul began his career in the early 1990’s in Advertising & Marking area with LA Shade & Price Marking. Starting as the Art Director, with full creative decisions making ability, he was able to create a brand awareness within the Garment District in Los Angeles, California. Within his first year, he developed his experience and advance to becoming the Marketing Manager while successfully launching two new product lines.
In the Mid 90’s Vipul took on a greater role as an Assistant Marketing Manger of West Coast operations of Silicon India, a Business Technology Magazine in the San Francisco Bay Area. There he was exposed to a greater more involved Marketing & Communications arena. As the world stated turning towards technology, especially Web Based Technologies, Vipul helped get the Silicon India Website up to par, pointed the company in the right direction, then headed back to Southern California to take on a new challenge. Online Advertising. Joining forces with AdForce, a major competitor to Double Click, he managed many advertising campaigns and online strategies for the company’s major clients in conjunction to their full Marketing Campaign.
Closing out the 90’s, moving into the new Millennium, at the young age of 25, Vipul took the risk and opened his own business, right here in San Gabriel Valley, California. The Advertising Specialists has since been the perfect fit to a need this area had. The need of an efficiently managed and client focused graphic design firm creating advertising products like sign & banner, screen printed & embroidered apparel, promotional items and such.
Also a graduate of the California Distinguished Glendora High School, Dana spent some time at Brigham Young University in Utah, pursuing an advanced degree in business. Upon her return, she started her experience in management at the corporate level with Warehouse Music Stores, developing the client relations processes that remained in force well after she left that position, until the mega chain of retail stores succumbed to the digital revolution. Shortly after leaving the corporate structure and taking time off to bond with her two children, she decided to get back in the flow and found her hidden talents in Balloon décor. Working with Balloon’s –n- More for many years, she sharpened her skills at design, but more important, the business aspect.
In the early 2000’s, Dana decided to make her initial entry into the Entrepreneurship arena with a business to business and retail Helium Gas & Balloon Décor and Consultation service. Taking her previous experiences to another level and as the years have gone by, she’s built an established business, moving from occasional projects to almost a full schedule with multiple decoration teams to be managed.
In addition to that, she has been a driving force at The Advertising Specialists. She has been successful with the research of new technologies and equipment as well as training and the responsibility to make sure the credo laid out by Vipul Chitania is adhered to & followed through with.
Every order you place with us not only helps each of our employees but it also helps our community. We invest a substantial portion of our profits on charitable foundations in our local community and throughout the country.
Glendora Education Foundation works to ensure the best education possible for every student in the Glendora Unified School District through Experiential Learning, Technology, College Prep, Classroom Grants, and much more.
Charter Oak Education Foundation works to support academic and enrichment programs in the Charter Oak Unified School District with a passion for the education and growth of all students.
IIn 2019, the internet challenged MrBeast to raise $20M to plant 20M trees. With the help of ex-NASA engineer Mark Rober, YouTube creators and supports crushed that goal and planting projects are underway through the Arbor Day Foundation!
Through the success of #TeamTrees, #TeamSeas was born with an initial goal to riase $30M to remove 30M pounds of platic and trash fom our oceans, rivers and beaches. #TeamSeas is one of the biggest, baddest, most-impactful cleanup projects of all time with partnetships from the Ocean Conservacy and The Ocean Cleanup.
Glendora Rotary's objective is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
Vipul is a scholar from the 27th Cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program at Long Beach Community College. This intense curriculum was curated by the top-ranked entrepreneurship school, Babson College and Goldman Sachs. The program provides world-class business education and connections to a professional support network.