Our Team

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Joseph Mancino

Founder & CEO

Joe Mancino is the CEO & Founder of GreenSigns. As a 35+ year billboard veteran, Mancino led multiple outdoor advertising companies to success before establishing GreenSigns. 

 

Joe immigrated to the United States from Sicily when he was seven years old. The son of industrious and venturesome parents, he was determined to make the most out of his family’s journey from a small farming town to the city of Chicago. 

 

While building his OOH career, Joe ran for mayor of Hawthorn Woods – a suburb 25 miles northwest of Chicago. During his 12-year term, he became involved with multiple environmental initiatives that impacted the entire Chicago region. He also led regional boards that addressed transportation, sustainability, and housing in the greater Chicagoland area.

 

All this inspired him to build GreenSigns – an eco-friendly billboard company that gives environmentally-conscious clients a choice to fully live and operate in alignment with their values. 


Joe rarely sits still. As an accomplished amateur boxer, private pilot, and avid biker, he is always on the go. You can get in touch with him at jmancino@greensignschicago.com.

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Sarah Schlichte

Director of Operations

​​Sarah Schlichte is a demonstrated media professional with more than 20 years of experience in advertising. Sarah came from the agency side of the business, where she helped advertisers evaluate and execute a broad range of media tactics on a national, regional, and local level. 

 

Sarah began her media career in broadcast buying, negotiating tv, cable, and radio schedules for such clients as H&R Block, General Motors, Honda, and Jimmy Johns. Her experience and expertise grew to include other media channels, including OOH. It wasn’t until she was hand-picked to manage and mentor a young OOH investment team that she really developed a passion for the medium and its ability to creatively deliver on awareness objectives.

 

Sarah started at GreenSigns in early 2022, fully immersing herself in OOH. She plays an integral role in optimizing business operations, identifying additional revenue opportunities, improving workflow, and providing clients with top-notch customer service.

 

Sarah is also a certified scuba diver, avid skier, and triathlete. You can get in touch with her at sarah@greensignschicago.com.

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Jimi Psarakis

Director of Sales & National Accounts

Jimi Psarakis has worked in the advertising world for 20+ years and has an intuitive understanding of the client’s mind. Jimi’s greatest strengths are his creativity, sales drive, and leadership. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach. In 2017 Jimi was recognized and listed in the book “Marketing Growth Secret” as one of the top advertising professionals in Barrington, IL.

Jimi serves as a trustee for the village of Deer Park, IL and was on the village’s planning and zoning committee before his appointment. He is passionate about sustainability and creating an eco-friendly, safe environment for the citizens of Deer Park and Chicagoland as a whole. 

He enjoys extreme sports, food, fashion, and creating memorable moments with his family. You can reach him at jpsarakis@greensignschicago.com.

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Pam

Kenney

Accountant/

Financial Manager

Pam joined GreenSigns in 2015. For Pam, this was a welcome shift in focus from a long career in the corporate international tax arena.

 

Pam has an MST in accounting from DePaul University and is a licensed CPA. She enjoys good food and wine and catering to every whim of her three rescued cocker spaniels, Annie, Rusty, and Daisy.