David Shourds

David Shourds, Manager – Key Account Development, Color-Ad, Inc.

David Shourds has over 14 years of experience in architectural sign manufacturing and 14 years in the construction management industry. David is responsible for large scale turn-key projects nationwide.

Davi Shrourds
Color-Ad Signs and Exhibits
Manassas, VA


Based in Virginia, Color-Ad, Inc. is a national company specializing in providing visual communication solutions through signs and exhibits. We are a full service turnkey operation producing a wide range of visual communication products to an even wider range of end users and industries.

S.K. Rao

S.K. Rao has been in the global visual communications industry for more than 25 years. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and has post-graduate education in several areas including project management, business development leadership, team building, marketing, problem solving and customer enthusiasm. 

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Color-Ad Signs and Exhibits
Washington, DC

2020 SEGDVoices: Thriving in the Time of COVID-19

In times of uncertainly, the only thing that anyone can control is their own mindset. Join S.K. Rao, Senior Vice President, of Color-Ad, for a discussion on shifting attitudes from desperation to opportunity. S.K. will show you how tough times can create possibilities for personal and professional growth. Learn means and methods for building your resiliency muscle.

Sponsored by Color-Ad

Color-Ad Fabricated and Installed Signs Honoring Harriet Tubman in Wyman Park Dell

Signs honoring Harriet Tubman installed in Wyman Park Dell, where Confederate statues once stood

What happens when Confederate monuments are removed from public places? In the city of Baltimore, officials recently replaced bronze statues of military generals with interpretive signage fabricated and installed by SEGD member firm Color-Ad. The outdoor signs honor Harriet Tubman and trace the history of monuments in Wyman Park Dell. Writing for the Baltimore Sun, Christine Condon recorded the comments of Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke about the new signage: “We’re very proud of it,” Clarke said.

Color-Ad Projects Receives Multiple Awards in the Indoor Exhibit Category of the 2020 National Association for Interpretation Media Competition

 Color-Ad Projects Receives Multiple Awards in the Indoor Exhibit Category of the 2020 National Asso

The Color-Ad team had a banner year installing over a dozen interpretive exhibit experiences across the globe, three of which placed in the top three spots in the National Association for Interpretation’s Interpretive Media Competition. This year’s results for the indoor exhibits category are as follows:


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