Craig P. Heard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gateway has over 30 years experience in management, sales, and marketing.
He holds a BS and MBA in finance from Farleigh Dickinson University .
He is a recipient of numerous public service awards and has been nominated for Inc. Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year award. Heard has managed over 200 transit advertising franchises throughout the United States . As CFO and President of the Winston Network (TDI/now Viacom Outdoor), the largest transit advertising company in the United States , he grew the company from gross revenues of $40 million into a $120 million leader in the Out-of-Home industry. Heard left TDI/Winston in 1989 and pursued the acquisition of Gateway Outdoor Advertising, which he completed in June, 1990.
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John Crockett, Senior Vice President/National Sales Manager of Gateway, brings over 28 years of experience in sales, marketing and management in the Out-of-Home industry. Crockett came to Gateway in 1985 to turn around its Los Angeles billboard division. Before joining Gateway, he managed several of outdoor advertising divisions. He manages national sales for Gateway.
Kenneth Guldner, CPA is the Senior Vice President responsible for the financial and administrative functions at Gateway. Guldner has over 20 years experience in finance which included time with the largest billboard company in the country.
The Vice Presidents who manage Gateway's regional offices throughout the country complete the management team. Every one of these managers displays the same level of experience in both transit and billboard advertising.
In 1990, Heard had an objective to make the employees representative of the ethnic diversity of the markets where we do business. Today the Gateway family of employees and owners is reflective of that goal, with over 70% minority representation in positions throughout the organization, from senior management through all levels. Truly, Gateway represents a corporate culture unparalleled in this industry in their commitment to the community, employees and their clients