May 22, 2024   

Lighting People: On the Move | May 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
Amanda Arikol Tillotson Design Associates Senior Associate
Steve Baronoff Genlyte Solutions National Distribution Leader
Melissa Cardoni WESCO Category Manager, Lighting
Linda Carrillo Lighting Systems Specification Sales Manager
Claus Diener Zumtobel Lighting Vice President, Smart Building Solutions
Tyler Ezell Syska Hennessy Group Senior Associate
Peter Francis RENO Lighting VP of Business Development
Alexis Johnson Acuity Brands Inside Sales Account Manager
Kimberly Lattanze Lutron Electronics Sr. Marketing Manager
Tom Leonard Leviton VP General Manager - Lighting & Controls
Cindy Malinchak Genlyte Public Sales Leader North America
Eugene Mazo Acuity Brands GM of Atrius - Intelligent Spaces Group
Whitney Mire Tillotson Design Associates Senior Associate
Haley Mitchell Acuity Brands Marketing Manager, Tradeshows & Events
Dagmara Nowak Tillotson Design Associates Associate Principal
Christine Picchietti Acuity Brands Direct of Inside Sales - Direct & Utility Sales Channel
Kyle Richardson Lonestar Lighting and Technology Vice President of Operations
Madeline Sibley Lutron Electronics Senior Marketing Specialist
Miranda Stallard Reno Lighting National Sales Manager
Joyce Wright WESCO Manager - Supply Chain


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Recent Moves

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Lighting Person ▲▼ Company ▲▼ Role
Ethan Aberg Altman Lighting Western Regional Sales Manager
Maria Alaverdova Prudential Lighting Specification Sales
Jennifer Beall Dialight Inside Sales Representative
Chris Bocchiaro Lenni Schwendinger Light Projects Senior Project Manager
Dave Bordeau Bivar Regional Sales Manager
Chase Bowsher SCI Lighting Solutions Connected Solutions Administrator
Craig Brown ETi SSL VP Sales
Daniele Brown JRC Inc. Theatrical and Entertainment Lighting Solutions Specialist
Glenn Buchholz FRM Lighting & Controls General Manager, Tampa
Thomas Burrell sixteen5hundred Lighting Specification Sales
Shefali Chavan iGuzzini Sales Representative
Rich Cook FRM Lighting & Controls General Manager, Miami-Fort Lauderdale
Misty Corona Fanlight Corporation Sales Representative
Christopher Cosenza Nulite Lighting Sales Engineer
Joe Culligan Priority Lighting Estimator
William Dinger Enterprise Lighting Sales Sales Associate
Ellie Doherty DMF Lighting Western Regional Sales Manager
Dan Griego EnVision LED Lighting Business Development Manager
Keith Hall Wesport Lighting President / Owner
Stewart Hamel The Smart Lighting Company VP of Sales
Ann Hogan Lonestar Lighting and Technology Account Executive
James Holtrop LightForm Canada Western Regional Manager
Michael Hunter Penn Lighting Associates Outside Sales
Brian Johnston Nanometer Lighting Regional Sales Manager
Michael Joseph PG Enlighten Controls Specialist
Adam Lamar Viscor Regional Sales Manager
Karina Lysenko Gwen Grossman Lighting Design Designer
Jennifer Mason QTL NYC Regional Sales Manager
Misty McCubbin Lightspec, LLC Outside Specification Sales
Morganlee McGrath Smart Lighting Solutions Specification Sales
Jay McGregor ETC Architectural Regional Sales Manager - West
Peter Morales Tivoli Western Regional Sales Manager
Ryan Neuf Lightspec, LLC Project Management / Controls, Rochester
James Ratekin Minka Group National Accounts Manager
Jason Rihm Leesman Lighting Distributor and Contractor Sales
Laura Roman AKLD Lighting Design Senior Lighting Designer
Patrick Ronan Current Lighting National Life Safety Manager
Jennifer Ruckel Pinnacle Architectural Lighting Vice President of Sales
Jennifer Ruckel Pinnacle Architectural Lighting Vice President of Sales
Eugene Schleicher Lightspec Specification Sales, Lighting Specialist, Outside Sales
Renee Silverstein 3form Vice President of Sales
G. Ryan Smith JKM Lighting Design Principal Lighting Designer
Alex Stepniewski ME Engineers Project Engineer
Melissa Survick Lighting Unlimited, Inc. Sales Manager
Megan Tepo Cooper Lighting Solutions Product Manager - BioUp Melanopic Lighting
Brooke Thaxton Seoul Semiconductor Sr. Sales Manager, Western Region
Evan Wilson IMEG Lighting Project Designer
Carrie Wittenberg Tarrant Lighting Project Manager



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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.