The Nauman Team Delivers

Your first step to better advertising is to talk to the Nauman team in Lancaster, OH. Nothing can equal generations of dedication to a company. It takes commitment to the community and an incredible team to maintain a reliable business for almost 100 years. Meet the people that make billboards advertising the best medium for your message.


Jay Nauman - CEO

Born and raised in Lancaster, OH, Jay has been with Nauman Outdoor since 1995 and purchased the business from his father in 2001, making him the fourth generation to own and operate the company. Jay is a graduate of Wittenberg University. He is a jack of all trades and enjoys working with billboard layout and design to get the most effective message delivery possible for Nauman clients. Jay has served on numerous community boards, past and present, including United Way Review Board, Habitat for Humanity, Lancaster-Fairfield County Charity Newsies, Fairfield Medical Center Community Advisory Board, Ohio Outdoor Advertising Association Board, and the Ohio Outdoor Advertising Association Board. He is a past Lancaster rotary president and is a current Lancaster city school board member.

Steve Davis - CFO

Commissioner Steve Davis was appointed Commissioner in January 2011 to fill the remaining term of Jon Myers. Commissioner Davis was born in Lancaster, Ohio. He attended The University of Arizona, where he earned his B.A. in Russian Language and Soviet Studies and continued his education at The University of Texas School of Law from where he received his Juris Doctorate.

In 1991, Commissioner Davis joined the law firm of Crabbe, Brown & James, and became a partner in 1999. He practices in and manages the Lancaster office and concentrates his practice in civil litigation and land use. He has also been involved in all phases of the right of way acquisition and pipeline consultation. He is licensed to practice in all Ohio state and federal courts. On July 1st, 2015, Mr. Davis became a principal member of the Law Firm of Sitterley, Vandervoort & Davis Ltd., and is serving as the Director of its Multi-state Landowner Pipeline Services Group.

Commissioner Davis' memberships have included: The Ohio State and Fairfield County Bar Associations; Lancaster City Council, member (1995-2001) and President (2002 -2004); the United Way Review Board, Fairfield County (1998-2004); Chairman, Fairfield County Republican Executive Committee (2004-2011). Commissioner Davis has been involved in many community-oriented initiatives and charitable organizations, including the United Way, Charity Newsies, the Lancaster Youth Baseball Association, and the Robert K. Fox Family Y.

In his role as Commissioner, Steve serves on the following committees: Fairfield County Board of Revision, CFLP Solid Waste District, and the Multi-County Juvenile Detention Center Board of Directors.

Commissioner Davis resides in Lancaster with his wife and two sons.

Jim Harmon - Account Executive - Fairfield & Pickaway Counties

Jim has been with Nauman for 15 years and thoroughly enjoys helping customers. Jim enjoyed 16 years as a salesman for a printing company that supplied posters, vinyl, and other large-scale signage to the outdoor industry. This gives him nearly a quarter-century of experience in the business. Jim has an associate's degree in business administration. A member of the Lancaster Sherman Rotary Club, Jim also enjoys working on home improvement projects in his spare time. Jim and his wife, Cheryl, live in Lancaster, have two daughters, Ashley and McKay.

Mardee Stover - Office Manager, Account Executive

Mardee's 20 years at Nauman have allowed her to meet many diverse customers, something she very much enjoys about her job. Mardee's dual role as the office manager and a sales account executive allows her to see both sides of the business. She manages customer service and administration, which gives her great insight to help meet her customer's needs. Mardee has an associate's degree in accounting from Ohio University-Lancaster. Mardee is passionate about quilting and belongs to three quilting guilds. She also enjoys time with her husband, Jerry, their three daughters, Michelle, Megan, and Jeri, plus four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

"Nauman Outdoor makes it easy to create a results-driven outdoor campaign. With a variety of locations, flexible formats, and great customer service, we have been able to deliver
visibility that translates to sales for our clients. They are a valuable partner in our marketing strategies."
Angela Krile, President, Krile Communications