Founder and CEO
American Newspaper Solutions, LLC - CarrierTrack Technologies, LLC - ANS Delivery, LLC - Ballenger Distribution Solutions, LLC
An innovator and leader in the print media world for more than 40 years, his entrepreneurial talents and skills have made a positive impact on the media industry in an ever-changing marketplace. Ballenger's expertise and leadership allowed media companies to expand product offerings, create market dominance and develop technology applications specific to the print distribution discipline.
With ANS, he has led the company to a market leadership role in providing distribution and GPS tracking systems for the newspaper industry. Ballenger’s insight and desire to provide continual virtual audits was instrumental in the partnership with RouteSmart Technologies to provide newspapers with live turn-by-turn directions, both visual and audible including Customer Service alerts.
Prior to the creation of ANS, Ballenger was Founder and President of a Midwest United States newspaper network consisting of 130 daily and weekly newspapers. He also served as Vice President and General Manager of a 36-chain daily and weekly newspaper operation in Michigan.
Ballenger earned a degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Indiana State University.