Current Members of The Executives’ Club of Fargo-Moorhead are listed chronologically, by their joining date, beginning August 14, 2015
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Zach PaxtonPresident and Owner Custom Graphics, Inc.
Hometown: Marshall, MN
marschall Senior High
Moorhead State University
Member 33 | September 8, 2015
Executives’ Club GOLD Sponsor
While growing up, Zach worked alongside his father at Paxton signs from 5th grade through college. Taught by his grandfather and dad, Zach learned how to hand letter vehicles and signs. In 1985, Zach installed the first version of a computer based vinyl cutter for his dad. Eventually, Zach ended up moving to Moorhead to attend MSU and pursue a degree in small business administration with a minor in accounting. Between graduating high school and attending college, Zach’s grandfather taught him how to bend neon. By bending neon in the late hours of the night, Zach was able to pay for some of his college. Eventually, Zach was recruited by his father’s cousin Paul Paxton, to work at Custom Graphics. In 2016, general manager Zach took over the family business after the untimely passing of founder Paul Paxton. Since that time, Zach has lead Custom Graphics to expand further into the digital printing and signage industry.
- Favorite Childhood Movie? – ET, Star Wars, Goonies
- Favorite Restaurant? – Pizza Ranch or Fryin’ Pan
- Hobbies: – In Zach’s free time, he enjoys being involved with his church and is currently the children’s ministries director. – Zach also enjoys spending time backpacking and camping with his wife Shelley.
- Fun Facts: – Zach’s birthday is on Christmas Eve! – He is secretly good at drawing Looney Tunes characters!