Decades of hands-on fabrication and installation experience, coupled with years of project estimating and a passion for generating creative ideas, uniquely qualifies Phil Paramore as Museum Arts’s president. Today, he oversees financial performance, creative initiatives, and Museum Arts’s commitment to crafting the industry highest quality exhibits. Phil graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising.
Senior Vice President of Sales
Steve Finley joined Museum Arts as Senior Vice President of Sales in 2012 equipped with 18 years of experience in building sales and managing accounts. He is a real go-getter and brings a sense of vision and purpose to the sales team. His greatest strengths are his creativity, drive and leadership. Steve has a long record of success in guiding clients’ projects through the creative process from concept development to design and interpretive process to installation. His goal is to see your story come to life in your exhibit. He lives in Frisco with his wife, their five children, and a cranky mutt.
Vice President of Sales
Darryl Bihm has served Museum Arts’s clients in account relations, project management, and fabrication and installation since 2004. His passion is partnering with you to develop engaging interactive exhibits. Darryl studied Business Administration at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. He has played and collected guitars for over 40 years, and enjoys building custom furniture and traveling with his wife and their two daughters.
Creative Director John Sawvel’s well-thought-out ideas and clear direction drive Museum Arts’s creative team. In tune with trends in modern design, John brings a fresh, contemporary edge to the creative process. His work has been routinely acknowledged and awarded by key organizations including the Dallas Society of Visual Communications and the Art Director’s Club of Denver. John earned a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from the University of Northern Colorado.
Robert Hamilton stepped on board at Museum Arts in 2014 as the art department manager. His background in display design and fabrication coupled with many years’ experience as an art maker allow him to oversee our imaginative staff and ensure that we meet deadlines and achieve quality standards. Under his direction, creativity flourishes. Robert is a fine arts graduate of the University of North Texas and father of two teenage girls, and enjoys music, art-making, and spending time with Angela, his awesome wife of 18 years. He thoroughly enjoys the varied subject matter and high-energy productivity at Museum Arts.
Director of Fabrication
Director of Fabrication Tom Zimmer has 13 years of fabrication and installation experience with Museum Arts. He has been an important part of making designs a reality for the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, the Houston Fire Museum, the Museum of Living Art at the Fort Worth Zoo, and the Witte Museum, among others. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Western State College in Colorado. He also studied Computer and Electronic Technology at the DeVry Institute.
Ernesto Munoz, routinely brings designs and ideas to life. The result amazes and delights exhibit guests. Thirteen of his 15 years as a certified welder have been with Museum Arts. He’s played an important role in the fabrication of exhibits for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, and the Museum of Living Art at the Fort Worth Zoo, among many others.