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.