Leading outsourced media and events sales firm James G. Elliott has appointed Ryan Elliott as its new Chief Operating Officer.
Elliott has broad experience in sales, consulting, risk assessment, financial planning, regulatory experience, M&A advisory work, and the regulatory environment.
He started his career in advertising at Saatchi & Saatchi as an account executive in the automotive space and worked in risk management for a large West Coast bank before transitioning into consulting, working for KPMG and Ernst & Young.
“I’m absolutely thrilled to be joining this firm,” Elliott said. “My father started it in 1984 as a regional rep firm, has grown it into one of the largest outsourced media-sales firms in the country. My expectation is to help Jim and the team continue its growth and prepare for the strategic opportunities of the coming decades.”
James G. Elliott Co. has generated an estimated $750 million in revenue for more than 600 brands through the years. It has offices in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
Founder and CEO Jim Elliott said adding a COO with Ryan’s skills is exactly what the company needs at this point in time.
“Ryan brings the perspective and vast outside experience that will help us continue to innovate for our clients, in outsourced sales as well as in strategic consulting,” Elliott said. “We have a very deep bench here, and decades of invaluable perspective and proven results, and Ryan enhances all of that. I could not be happier that he’s coming on board.”