Karl Eller

Longtime Phoenix businessman, entrepreneur, sports fan, and civic leader.

A pictorial celebration of a life that touched so many for 85 years.


New Offices

In 1966 construction began on new offices and paint studios for Eller Outdoor Advertising. The new location was 2502 N. Black Canyon Freeway, just south of Thomas Road. They sat between a billboard (at this [...]

Eller Offices

The original offices and paint studios of Eller Outdoor Advertising were on 2601 W. Cypress in Phoenix, Arizona.


Eller Outdoor Advertising

In 1962, Karl was given the opportunity to buy the Foster & Kleiser billboards in two states. Phoenix and Tucson Arizona markets as well as Fresno and Bakersfield California markets. The only drawback was he [...]


Eller Imprint

During the sixties and seventies, the Eller imprint was recognized through out the state as it adorned each billboard of the Eller Outdoor inventory.


Mars Candy Account

Karl always loved working with the creative side of the Needham, Louis, & Brorby Agency and would share ideas and concepts with the Creative Department that would lead to great billboards and ads. This Mars, [...]


Needham, Louis & Brorby

From 1959 to 1962 Karl was an account supervisor for the Needham, Louis, & Brorby Advertising Agency in Chicago. Karl worked on the accounts of Morton Salt, Milky Way Candies and Renault Automobiles.