Meet Our Team
Claude Dicks - President / General Manager
Phone: (828)-586-2737 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Claude was named President of Allison Outdoor in 2019 and oversees the day to day operations of the company. He has been with the Company since 2009 where he first served as a Sales Rep and then as the Sales Manager since 2012. Claude previously spent 12 years in the radio business before moving into Out of Home Advertising. He’s done sales as well as play-by-play for a host of sports teams across the Southeast. Claude grew up in Athens, Ga. where he attended the University of Georgia and is a die hard UGA Bulldog fan. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, traveling to Folly Beach, SC and spending time with his wife and two kids.
Keith Horton - General Sales Manager
Phone: (828)-586-2737 Email: email@example.com
Keith was tabbed as General Sales Manager in October of 2018 and oversee’s the sales effort for the company. Keith brings a wealth of Outdoor Advertising experience with him to Allison Outdoor with over 38 years in the business. He has worked with a number of Billboard operators including Summey Outdoor, OCI, Lamar and Fairway. When Keith is not selling, he’s either Fishing the Lakes in the Southeast or hanging out with his wife Beverly and their 4 Grandkids.
Amanda Owens- Director of Account Management
Phone: (828)-586-2737 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Amanda hales from the Midwest and joined the Allison Outdoor Team in September of 2020. She is responsibie for a whole host of client activity, including account receivables, digital scheduling and invoicing. In her spare time Amanda can be found fishing the many rivers in Western North Carolina and hanging out with her dogs.
Jeff Bryson - Account Executive (Jackson, Swain, and Graham Counties)
Markets: Bryson City, Cashiers, Cherokee, Dillsboro, Robbinsville, Sylva, and Gatlinburg
Jeff is the longest tenured account executive with Allison Outdoor. He started with the company in 1996. His sales territory consist of Graham, Jackson, and Swain counties as well as Gatlinburg, TN.
Jeff has a background in radio and can be heard on the WCU Catamount Sports Radio Network in the Fall. You may also hear his voice as the Public Address Announcer at many WCU Basketball and Baseball games. Jeff grew up in Sylva and later attended NC State, where he became a die hard Wolfpack fan.
When Jeff is not selling billboards, he can be found spending time with his wife, watching movies and following the Atlanta Braves.
Kristie Frady - Account Executive (Haywood, Macon and and Rabun Counties)
Kristie started with the company in 2004 when she was hired as the receptionist. She was later promoted in 2008 to Head of Finance & Controller. In July of 2019 Kristie took a new roll as Account Executive. She will take the spot of long time account executive, Nelson Bumgarner who handled all the advertising sales in Haywood, Macon and Rabun Counties. When Kristie isn’t at work you may find her playing with her grandchildren, gardening and farming. She also serves as the Youth Program Coordinator at her church.
Nick Stickley – Account Executive (Tri-Cities, TN Market)
Nick began at Allison Outdoor in April of 2016. He was born and raised in beautiful Bristol, Tennessee. Nick is engrained in the Tri-Cities community. Currently he is a member of the Johnson City and Bristol Chamber of Commerce, the Sullivan County Anti-Drug steering coalition committee, plus the Bristol Tourism board, and the East Tennessee Advertising Federation.
He proudly received his degree from The University of Tennessee. When he is not our selling He enjoys spending time with his family, working on the family farm and enjoying the latest from the craft brew scene.
John Harrelson - Account Executive (Cherokee, Clay Co, North Carolina and Fannin, Union, Towns Co, Georgia)
John started with Allison Outdoor in August of 2021. John brings over 20 years of sales expierence to Allison Outdoor. Prior to joining Allison outdoor, John worked for Transformation Media with a territory that stretched from Northern Alabama and most of Georgia. John is a graduate of Auburn University