About Germono Advertising Company

Germono Advertising Company℠ is a leading expert in traditional and new media advertising for Hampton Roads businesses. From traditional advertising to digital platforms, Germono Advertising Company will work with your business to achieve results!

About Lindsey Germono

Lindsey Germono, President and Founder, has delivered numerous panel discussions and speaking engagements on marketing and advertising, including those at Old Dominion University, Regent University, Women In Defense, The Milspo Project, Retail Alliance, and military organizations from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Lindsey serves on the Board for The Milspo Project and is extremely driven, putting her dedication and passion to work for all of her clients. As a Hampton Roads local, she is dedicated to helping local businesses succeed.

Lindsey is a 2003 graduate of Old Dominion University, and received her MBA from Regent University in 2015. She is an active member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity and contributes both on a local and national level with their philanthropic causes. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, friends, and dog.

Our Team

Nikki James Zellner

Senior Marketing Coach

Nikki’s media background started as an advertising sales rep for community newspaper groups in south Alabama and Dallas, TX metro area. These roles were fundamental in helping her understand the needs of small businesses. Over 19+ years, she worked in advertising executive and management roles with large metro media powerhouses such as Tribune Company and Adams Outdoor Advertising. These roles were crucial in rounding out her knowledge of traditional and digital media in newspaper advertising, magazine advertising and development, direct mail, and digital and outdoor advertising.  Nikki lives in the Hampton Roads area with her husband Peter, a member of the U.S. Navy, and is mom to two boys – Ronan and Owen.

Jae Silsley

Military Communications Advisor

Jae Silsley is our Drop and Give Me 20 podcast Community Manager. Jae has been with us a long time and is responsible for the logo and design of Germono Advertising Company. He helped draft different versions on beverage napkins and create the company concept.
Jae is a United States Marine and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran. He is a natural fit for our company as we provide marketing and advertising services to active-duty, military spouse and veteran-owned businesses. Jae helps curate content for our Drop and Give Me 20 podcast!

Jennifer Garrott

Marketing Coach

Jennifer Garrott is a Hampton Roads local with more than a decade of public relations and marketing experience with local government, hospitality venues, non-profit organizations and small businesses.

She hold a bachelors degree in Communications from Old Dominion University, where she’s also an avid athletic supporter and can frequently be seen jumping up and down in the stands.

Read Jenn’s introductory blog post

Jessica Yost

Social Media Coordinator

Jessica Yost is the glue for all of us here at Germono Advertising Company. As the Social Media Coordinator, Jessica manages all of our agency social media feeds and works with our marketing coaching clients. Her background in leading organizations and nonprofits with public relations and marketing positions her as a leader within the industry. Primarily, Jessica focuses on strategy and messaging with the goal of increasing target audience engagement.

She is involved with a number of charities, including the Travis Manion Foundation, and serves on the board for the Washington, DC Chapter of the Naval Officers’ Spouses’ Club. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Towson University, and a Master’s in strategic public relations from The George Washington University.

Jessica and her husband, Adam, have two beagles, Clark and Kent (follow them on Instagram at TheSuperBeagles), and they currently reside in Alexandria, Virginia. They enjoy all of the restaurants, as well as human and dog-friendly activities, available in this beautiful city. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys baking, especially her grandmother-approved chocolate chip cookies, painting faces as a certified makeup artist, and sweating in Barre3 classes.

The Germono Difference

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It’s important to reflect on how social responsibility manifests itself in your business. Each year Germono Advertising Company donates a percentage of our proceeds to nonprofit organizations that specialize in the care, treatment, and placement of animals. We believe it’s important to invest in the needs of our community. What is your business doing to give back to others or the community? Germono Advertising Agency can help with that too! Partnering with us allows you to feel good about who you’re doing business with.


Find out how Germono Advertising Company can help your company reach its goals.