January 31, 2023   

Lighting People: On the Move | January 2023

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Author:  Brooke Ziolo, with contributions from Al Uszynski

Career moves of lighting people whom you may know


It’s been a busy time for people moving up and moving on to new, exciting opportunities.  Below is a rundown of some career changes that some lighting people have recently made. 



Leigh Gice Market Segment Director, Lumenpulse
Kevin Wolfe Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications, Illuminating Engineering Society
Christopher Freise Director of Specification Sales, NEXGEN Lighting Solutions
Faith Jewell Assistant VP San Diego Lighting Design Studio Lead, WSP
Jessica Beazley Inside Sales - National Accounts & Canada, GM Lighting
Ken Grimm Mid-Atlantic Region Manager, LEDVANCE
Salwa Osman VP - Los Angeles Lighting Studio Lead, WSP
Vince Adams Senior Engineering Manager, Acuity Brands
Jeremy Powell Director of Sales, PureEdge Lighting
Bill Hurd Chief Business Officer, Lightserve Corp
Sriti Singh Associate, AlfaTech
Mika Eriksson Business Development, Global Concept Owner & APAC lead, Casambi Technologies
Austin House District Sales Manager, NICOR Lighting


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Recent Moves

Beth Turomsha Associate Principal, Goldstick Studio
Brian Wiley Senior Lighting Designer, The Lighting Practice
Jake Herman Senior Associate, HLB Lighting Design
Caitlin Toczko Senior Lighting Designer & Architectural Associate, Newman Architects
Dan Nolden Regional Sales Manager, Cree Lighting
Jamey Bedenbaugh Regional VP, Legrand
Kirk Brown Business Development Manager - Curated Projects, Legrand NA
Lee Krost Senior Sales Representative, LEDVANCE
Sara Nonaka Senior Associate, Luma Lighting Design & PAE
Brent Plumer Regional Sales Manager, Sunshine Lighting
Dale Hayley Lighting Quotations, DSI Southwest
Ian Coll Specification Sales , International Lights
Kathryn Hatfield Broadcast Lighting Specialist, Brightline
Lauren McDonough Specification Sales , Illuminations Inc. - NYC
Monica Miernik VP Operations, The Lighting Digest*
Andy Madison Outside Sales Rep, SESCO Lighting
Christopher Meany Specification Sales, Lightspec, LLC
Haley Laurence Senior Lighting Designer, Luma Lighting Design
Jim Coleman Director Marketing, Business Development, Vantage Lighting
Laura Gemmell Inside Sales / Project Management, Lightspec Canada
Michael Boynton Sr. Director of Channel Development, Acuity Brands
Scott Manley VP of Sales, K2SA
Aaron  Zahler Western Regional Specification Sales Manager, Cooper Lighting 
Chris Lindenborn Regional Sales Manager, AFX Inc.
Greg Lechtenberg National Account Sales, KSA Lighting & Controls
Jason Lunsford Sales & Business Development Manager, Fanlight Corp
Kirke Coney  Specification Sales , Legacy Lighting
Matthew Wall Business Development, Healthcare, Axis Lighting
Scott Ellington President, Peachtree Lighting

*Startup lighting agency, The Lighting Digest – located in Geneva, Illinois, 35 miles from Chicago’s West Loop – added 17 new hires, including Mark Dean and Don Utterback, to its agent personnel list in January.  More details »


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Brooke Ziolo is President of Egret Consulting Group – the largest recruitment firm dedicated to serving the electrical and lighting industries.

NOTE:  While we do our best to ensure accuracy, most of the information above is aggregated from company announcements or individual postings on LinkedIn and other social media.  Please check with the employer or employee to verify employment status and official title.  If you see an error please contact us so we can address it.  Thank you.








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