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  • Claude Dicks - President / General Manager
    Phone:(828) LinkedIn: 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: LinkedIn: 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 5 Grandkids.
  • Kelly Kuhn - Director of Real Estate
    Phone: (828)-586-2737 Email: LinkedIn: Kelly joined the Allison Outdoor Team in March of 2023. Kelly oversees all Real Estate activity for the company, which includes Land Leases, new construction and all of the local/state ordinances. Kelly brings incredible experience with him from his many years in the industry. Before coming to work for Allison Outdoor, he had been in a similar role with both Fairway Outdoor and Magic Media in Valdosta, Georgia. Kelly comes to the Mountains with his Wife Pamela and Daughter Addison. In his spare time you can hear him strumming on his guitar and leading a worship team at church.
  • Shannon McCall - Head of Finance & Controller
    Phone: (828)-586-2737 Email: Shannon joined the Allison Outdoor team in August 2023. She oversees all finance and accounting activities for the company, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, and forecasting. Shannon brings a wealth of knowledge from her extensive experience in financial leadership roles within the hospitality, retail, and tax preparation industries. Shannon attended Gardner-Webb University, where she earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accounting. She lives in Franklin, NC with her husband, Kevin, and their children, Clark and Cameron. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys sports, the outdoors, volunteering in her community, and spending time with her family.
  • Amanda Eckert- Director of Account Management
    Phone: (828)-586-2737 Email: Amanda hales from the Midwest and joined the Allison Outdoor Team in September of 2020. She is responsible 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.
  • Johnny Wiggins - Operations Manager
    Phone: (828)-586-2737 Email:
  • Jeff Bryson - Account Executive (Jackson, Swain, and Graham Counties)"
    Markets: Bryson City, Cashiers, Cherokee, Dillsboro, Robbinsville, Sylva, and Gatlinburg Phone: (828)-586-2737 Cell: (828)-506-9425 Email: 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)"
    Phone: (828)-586-2737 Cell Phone: (828)-226-5855 Email: LinkedIn: 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.
  • John Harrelson - Account Executive (Cherokee, Clay Co, North Carolina and Fannin, Union, Towns Co, Georgia)"
    Phone: 828-586-2737 Cell Phone: 404-849-5931 Email: LinkedIn: 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
  • Roman Stout - Account Executive (Tri-Cities, TN Market)
    Phone: (828)-586-2737 Cell: (423)-384-0287 Email: LinkedIn: Roman started with Allison Outdoor Advertising in August of 2022. He brings over 20 years experience in sales which includes 14 years in Minor League Baseball and 6 in years in the Medical Device Industry. Roman lives in Kingsport and is an alumni of Wofford College, where he played on the Terriers Baseball team. Roman's son, Turner will be following along his Dad's footsteps when he begins his college baseball career at King University in the Fall of 2023. Some of Roman's other hobbies are exercise, travel, reading history, and being an avid sports fan.
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