Daktronics Welcomes Don Nolan to Out of Home Sales Team

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Aug. 22, 2023 – Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, announces that Don Nolan has joined the Daktronics out of home sales team. 

Nolan joined Daktronics in July 2023 to serve customers in the out of home (OOH) industry in the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic region. He has an extensive background in OOH, with a track record of increasing revenues, most recently as general manager at Southern Advertising and Sign Service, LLC, where he led the team to a 20% increase in sales. 

Nolan also spent nearly 25 years in sales and leadership positions at Clear Channel Outdoor and Lamar Advertising company, two major players in OOH. 

At Clear Channel, Nolan was president and general manager of the Memphis Division, where he managed day-to-day operations and led the charge to increase earnings by 18%. Previously, he worked at their Chattanooga Division, as president and general manager for nearly four years, and as a team leader and account executive for more than eight years. 

During his tenure at Clear Channel, Nolan successfully brought digital into the metro of Atlanta, Georgia, by working to change four ordinances.

He served as vice president and general manager for the Lamar Memphis plant. Earlier in his career, he was the market manager for Lamar’s Rome, Georgia, plant. 

“We are excited for Don to put his experience to work for our customers,” says Tom Coughlin, sales manager of the High Consistency Group at Daktronics. “His background and understanding of out of home needs will be a great asset to Daktronics and our clientele.” 

Nolan has also served as president of the Outdoor Advertising Association of Tennessee. He is a North Dakota Native and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota.

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