June 26, 2024   

Lighting People: On the Move | June 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
Sona Bill Solais Lighting VP of Marketing
Johnny Bubert Legacy Lighting Vice President of Controls and Integration
Lou Calvo Kenall Vice President of Sales
Courteney Cox Lutron Electronics Senior HR Specialist - Talent Acquisition
Colette Fleming New Star Lighting Executive VP of Sales & Marketing
Kayla Galecka Landscape Forms Lighting Sales Operations Group Leader
Rashad Harper Current Lighting Product Manager - Standalone Controls
Emily Hughes Lutron Electronics Sales Supervisor
John Persky New Star Lighting VP of Sales Operations
Paige Rivero Power Design, Inc. Senior Lighting Associate
Luke Renwick SmithGroup Senior Principal
Madison Schroeder TMC Sales, Inc. Operations Manager
Jane Slade Speclines Principal


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Recent Moves

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Lighting Person ▲▼ Company ▲▼ Role
Jackie Aller Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting Outside Sales
Juan Arango FRM, Inc. Outside Sales Rep
Brian Baker NEXGEN Lighting Solutions Sales West Texas
Thomas Barnes Bulbrite Industries Director of Sales
Daniel Batista Coronet LED Regional VP of Sales
Michael Bell Eiko Inside Sales Support
Elise Benedict Patdo Light Studio Lighting Designer
Kat Bicknell AE Design Sr. Lighting Designer
John Broxmeyer Enterprise Lighting Sales Executive Vice President
Jason Buckner Lumenwerx Central Regional Sales Manager
Daniel Bunch GENLED AgiLight Key Accounts
Pete Caraviello AYO Lighting Management of Outside Sales and Business Development
Amy Casoglos Visual Comfort & Co. Senior Product Marketing Manager: Architectural Collection
Jennifer Conley United Electrical Sales Area Manager & Specification Manager
Jonathan Coombe FRM Lighting & Controls Quotations
Jamie Doerbecker CS Illumination Project Manager
Mark Eckroth GlobaLux Lighting National Specification Sales Manager
Guy Esposito Acuity Brands VP Regional Sales - West
Gil Fabian L.A. Lighting Outside Sales Rep
Steve Glenn Lumascape Director of Sales, North America
Lance Hollner MaxLite President & CEO
Glenn Horstmann NLS Lighting, LLC Regional VP
Matt Hutches FRM Lighting & Controls Project Manager
Jim Colantoni III Leadsun USA Head of Sales
Wade Johnson MaxLite Director of Business Development
David Kelley Pinnacle Architectural Lighting Sr. Director of Specification Sales
Kathy King L.A. Lighting Inside Sales Rep
Elena Kushinskaya PMC Lighting Western Regional Sales Manager
Drew Leadford Lumos Architectural Lighting Design Engineer
Evan Lepore Lumascape Northeast Regional Sales Manager
Ann Limon SLG Lighting Inside Sales
Karina Lysenko Gwen Grossman Lighting Design Lighting Designer
Michael Maltezos WSP Assistant Vice President, Lighting
Johnathan Maxwell KSA Lighting & Controls Application Engineer
Tricia McGrath New Star Lighting Regional Sales Manager
Patrick McGraw Intermatic Specification/Technical Sales Representative - East Coast
Shaun McNeil Orgatech Architectural Lighting RSM, Organic Lighting Systems
Tracy Miller Legrand, North America Showroom Channel Sales Manager - West Coast
Tim Newell Valmont Industries Regional Sales Manager
Alison Norgaard Forman & Associates, Inc. Specification Sales
Paige Papley WOW Lighting & Controls Specification Sales
Gary Perez SLG Lighting Inside Sales
Drew Roberts Current Lighting VP, Southeast Region
Brian Roth Lighting Services, Inc. VP of Development
Jackson Salter Triangle Lighting Solutions Outside Sales Rep
Jason Schaffer Keystone Technologies Director of Specification
Kevin Smulski Leotek Business Support Manager
Alison Thibaut Lightspec, LLC Outside Sales Rep
Myesha Villamar L.A. Lighting Inside Sales Rep



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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.