Gary Riley is Huntington’s General Manager and has been in the Outdoor Advertising business for over 30 years. After enlisting in the Marine Corp Reserves and graduating from Ball State University, Gary’s career started in Indianapolis as an Account Executive for Naegele Outdoor. He quickly moved up the ranks to Sales Manager then General Manager. He left to start a company with several industry friends and successfully sold the start-up after 5 years. Gary then joined Olympus Media, a fast-growing OOH company out of Atlanta and again climbed the ladder from Indiana GM to Regional Manager. After a merger with Olympus and Fairway Outdoor Gary stayed on and maintained 3 states for FOA. Lured away by a former CEO and friend Gary joined Signal Outdoor as Director of Business Development. When Signal merged with another company Gary returned to Fairway for a short stay before meeting the owners of an awesome company that was rapidly growing in the Midwest, the Huntington Billboard Co!
Gary has a strong passion for the billboard business and loves to watch people and revenue grow! He enjoys creating a positive work environment and motivating his teams to success with accountability and encouragement. He is sold out on the value of our medium and the incredible return it can provide if the design is done right! Gary is energized every time a customer brags about their billboard campaign and the increased number of calls, visits, or web hits they get!
When not at work, Gary loves spending time with his wife and 2 adult sons in eastern Indiana. They live in the country on 10 acres with wooded trails, a creek, and various critters. His family enjoys mountain biking, boating, snowboarding & target shooting. Gary also enjoys running Spartan races, mission trips and hanging out with his friends from church.