JGI Outdoor Advertising Key Employees
John P. Gannon – President
Using his experience from over thirty years in the billboard industry, as the owner of several independent outdoor advertising companies in Austin and Houston, as well as a consultant for Clear Channel Outdoor and CBS Outdoor, John began what we all fondly refer to as "JGI Outdoor" in August, 1994. Seeing himself as the "Land Man", John leaves the day-to-day operations of the company to Carrie and prefers to dig his boot heels into all acquisitions, new billboard construction, and overall company growth. For John, a “billboard-oholic”, who eats, drinks, and breaths billboards…it’s a good thing they are not fattening!
Cheryl Molbert – Account Executive / Houston Territory
Cheryl "The Memory Girl" was recruited at the ripe old age of twenty-one in July, 1995. Now, as sales coordinator and inside sales, her photographic memory enables her to provide her customers with unmatched familiarity of the billboard industry in Houston. Don’t be fooled by Cheryl’s young age, the only thing juvenile about Cheryl is her appearance!
Ellen Polansky – Account Executive / Houston Territory
Fondly referred to as "TheThe Billboard Lady"The by her co-workers and customers, Ellen, a graduate of Lamar University, started with JGI Outdoor in February, 1997. With too many years of experience in the advertising industry to count, Ellen, JGI Outdoor’s girl on the street, calls on small businesses to major national advertising agencies. Ellen’s excitement for billboards is so contagious that she can sell a billboard before it is even built!
Shari Barnes – Bookkeeper
After coming to JGI in October, 2000, Shari Barnes took on the challenge of bringing JGI Outdoor’s accounting systems from using ancient Chinese abacuses to computerized invoices and checks. She sends out client invoices, pays the bills, processes receivables, payables, and payroll. If you ask Shari what is most “taxing” about her job, she will tell you it’s licking all those envelopes!