March 27, 2024   

Lighting People: On the Move | March 2024

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Author:  Brooke Ziolo, with contributions from Al Uszynski

Career moves of lighting people whom you may know


In the ever-evolving world of lighting, it's essential to stay updated with the industry's dynamic shifts. Whether it's the innovation of new technologies, shifts in market trends or the movement of industry professionals, the lighting sector remains a vibrant arena full of potential and growth.

Staying abreast of the movements of lighting people is not just about knowing who's who, but also about understanding the broader implications these shifts can have on business strategies, partnerships and industry alignments. 

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.




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Lighting Person ▲▼ Company ▲▼ Role
Sandra Brister SDA Lighting & Controls Customer Service Manager
Aaron Brown Synergy Director of Construction Sales
Ad Brown LiteSource Specification Sales Manager
Jim Fisher H.E. Williams Director of Sales
Joe Fox Weltmann Lighting Field Operations Manager
Jason Frank SDA Lighting & Controls Quotations Manager
Damian Gardley Signify EVP, OEM Commercial Leader Americas
Allan Hartz SLG Lighting Territory Sales Manager
François Lahaie Richporter Lighting Vice-président exécutif
Harmon Lee AKLD Lighting Design Project Designer
Catherine Lomanto Chelsea Lighting VP, Project Management
Thomas Mnich Lutron Sales Manager
Kristen Nicholson Acuity Brands Marketing Consultant
Tesha Rosenwinkel SCI Lighting Solutions Specification Sales
Aldin Selimovic Acuity Brands Lead Analyst
Michael Shelly Tresco Lighting Director of Lighting
Matteo Simoni Artemide North America CEO
Adrienna Tiller H.E. Williams, Inc. Brand Manager
Abe Viles Elemental LED, Inc. Sr. Order Management Manager
Ashley Young Ashley Young Director of Customer Service


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Recent Moves

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Lighting Person ▲▼ Company ▲▼ Role
Veronica Adorno Intra-Lighting US NE Regional Sales Manager
Sergei Basov Lighting Dynamics Inc. Specification Sales
Lauri Blake AURA by Dernier & Hamlyn Product and Marketing Director
Chris Brown Lutron Electronics Sales Director
Andy Chronister Delta Light Group North America VP New Product Development
Sean Foley MaxLite Territory Director, West-North Region
Alyssa Graham Orsman Design, Inc. Project Manager
Mark Harris Rep Tec Inc. Western NC Territory Manager
Tracy Hasselbring A+M Specification Sales
Robert Hayes Fanlight Sales & Business Development Manager
Ann Hogan Lonestar Lighting & Technology Account Executive
Deb Howell Dominion Electric Supply Company Vice President, Commercial Lighting
Caroline Hudson Hossley Lighting & Power Solutions Specification Sales Support
Marc Jorgensen ETi Solid State Lighting VP Sales C&I
Tim Lamberth Visual Interest, Inc. Specification Sales
Liz Manning Jaykal LED Solutions Sales Executive
Scott Manning CSL Lighting Regional Sales Manager-Central
Jace May Lightspec, LLC Outside Sales Representative
Laura McRandall Gasser Bush Associates Director of Market Development
Colleen Peach LUMA Lighting Design Senior Associate
Zachary Pilgrim Parrish-Hare Lighting Control Specialist
Alex Plama Genesis Lighting Quotation Specialist
Julio Ramos Visual Comfort & Co. Sustaining Electrical Engineering Manager
Conor Redding Steinel America, Inc. Tech Support
Joshua Rogers Vode Lighting Western Regional Sales Manager
Jon Rud Dialight VP Sales Americas
Thor Scordelis Great Basin Lighting, Inc. VP Sales & Marketing
Lynn Sears LEDVANCE Senior Sales Representative
Gray Sessoms StarTek Lighting Director of Sales
Allie Steimel Sarah Richter Design Sr. Lighting Designer
Kevin Strickfaden Pinnacle Architectural Lighting Product Manager
Megan Tepo illumiCalc, LLC Owner
Emma Thornton SeaTac Lighting & Controls Inside Sales Support
David Venhaus Brownlee Lighting Regional Sales Manager
Matthew Wall Satco Products Inc. Sales & Marketing Director
David Welsh Coresential VP Business Development
Philip Wyton Chicago Lightworks Specification Sales
Rob Zimmerman FRM Lighting & Controls General Manager, Orlando



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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.