March 31, 2023   

Lighting People: On the Move | March 2023


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. 



Ana Lucia Teran Associate Principal, G2LD Lighting Design
Madison DiAddezio Associate Lighting Designer, EXP
Samantha Komber Project Lighting Designer, Schuler Shook
Phat Quach Director, Domingo Gonzalez Associates
Renata Caldwell Sr. Channel Marketing Manager, Progress Lighting
Ho Chang General Manager, Illuminations
Blair Frost General Manager, Southern Lighting Source
Paul Bosco VP Sales, Illuminations

Andy Hayes Lighting Sales Director, Visual Interest Inc.
Eric Arroyo Vice President of National Accounts, Sona Energy Solutions
Nicole Szlendak Regional Sales Manager, Amico Lights
Rhodes Baker Director of Product Management, Lutron
Brad May Senior Director, Project Sales, Illuminations, Inc.
Adrian Armijo VP of Engineering, PURO Lighting
Michael Steiner Sales Leader, Lutron
Liz Slater Senior Marketing Specialist, WE-EF Lighting USA
Tamara Douce Director, Enterprise Marketing & Communications, Current™


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Recent Moves

Amber Wu BIM Manager / Lighting Designer, Gwen Grossman Lighting Design
Jamie Hammer Specification Sales, Force Partners
Salvador Rodriguez West Coast Regional Sales Director, Kreon, Inc.
Jason Schaffer Principal - Specification & Business Development, Illumination Technology Group
Warren Turner Director of Sales, Axis Lighting
Laura Zimmerman Specification Sales, Synergy Electrical Sales
Jose Maria Perez Systems Engineer, Environmental Lights
Jody Doucet Project Control Specialist, NEXGEN Lighting Solutions
Robert Love Roadway & Utility Lighting Sales Manager, Cree Lighting
Douglas Case Sales Director - Northeast US, Enlighted Inc.
Eduardo Gutierrez Lighting Designer, Lighting Workshop
David Lowery Sales Representative, Smart Lighting Solutions
Dan Schwade Sr. Product Design Engineer - Healthcare, Focal Point
Jacy  Everett VP of Sales, Sona Energy Solutions
David Gramke Territory Sales Manager, Keystone Technologies
Mitch Lapenson Quotations Specialist, Lighting Solutions, Inc.
Dave Alber Eastern Regional Sales Manager, Performance in Lighting
Ron Koehler Regional Sales Manager, PureEdge Lighting
Glen Gracia Director of Corporate Communications, Legrand, North America
David Derk VP of Business Development, Xicato
Christine Masteller Outside Sales Representative, Thea Enterprises
Jackie Ranly Quotations / Project Management, Legacy Lighting
Tom Kukec Quotations Manager, Lightspec Canada
Charlie Duggan Strategic Account Sales Manager, ILLUMUS
Daniel Fonseca Director of Product Management, Orion Energy Systems
Mary Benton Territory Account Manager, ASD Lighting 
Kathleen Mari Marketing Manager, Satco Products
Mark Rorrison Director of Sales, Tivoli
Johardy Sunandjaja Architectural Systems Specialist, Focal Point
Jamie Hampshire National Sales Manager, Refueling, LSI Industries
Dennis Newhouse Outside Sales, Gasser Bush
Roger O'Brien Principal, Idaho, Build26
John Martello Distribution & Project Sales, CAL Lighting
Simon Barz Lighting Quotations Manager, C&O Sales
Denise Goetz Specification Sales, Legacy Lighting
Michael Steinberg Lighting Representitive - Architectural Sales, Synergy NY
Sharon Srabian Senior Inside Sales- Solutions Division, Independent Electric Supply
Mike Berube VP of Sales- Solutions Division, Independent Electric Supply
Ed Martin Central Regional Sales Manager, Bold Lighting




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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.