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Our Team

Rich Cook, General Manager

Years in industry: 18 years.

Most recent experience: VP of Specification Sales U.S. 

What I do and how I do it: Experienced Lighting & Controls Executive with a demonstrated history of building and leading exceptional teams. I focus on building lasting customer relationships, solving problems while providing solutions that are frictionless and differentiates from the competition.

Motto in the lighting world: Be yourself and never settle

 

Rick Marino, Vice President of Specification Sales

Years in industry: 11 years.

Most recent experience: Managed a Lighting Controls team in the US and Canada to enable end users to enhance energy savings via first class lighting software.

What I do and how I do it: I remove obstacles to enable our team to sell amazing US made luminaires. I do that by asking, listening, and executing.

Motto in the lighting world: The most efficient light is the one that is turned off.

 

Ray Letasi, Western Regional Sales Manager

Years in industry:  20 years

Most Recent Experience:  EVP of Sales and Marketing at Tempo Lighting

What I do and How I Do It: Work hard, be a pleasure to do business with

Motto in the Lighting World: Lead by example

LinkedIn Profile: Connect with Ray!

 
 

Armando Fundora, South East Regional Sales Manager

Years in industry:   More than 3 years

Most Recent Experience:  Director of Sales and New Business Development

What I do and How I Do It: I provide excellent customer service 

Motto in the Lighting World: Lighting is for everyone! We can't live without it.

LinkedIn Profile:  Connect with Armando!

 

Nathan R. Snell, Senior Industrial Designer

Years in industry: 8

Most recent experience: Managed the Industrial Design, User Interface, and Packaging Engineering groups for large LED lighting company

What I do and how I do it: Create new and creative lighting solutions by never being satisfied with the status quo

Motto in the lighting world: Wouldn't it be cool if...

 

Adam Shawver, Senior Design Engineer

Years in industry: 15

Most recent experience: Working as the Senior Design Engineer with a US-Based OEM Lighting Manufacturer

What I do and how I do it: 

Motto in the lighting world: 

 

Mark McCue, Design Engineer

Years in industry: 20

Most recent experience: Product Manager for a Lighting manufacturer.

What I do and how I do it: I light up your life by designing lighting fixtures that will allow you to function at your highest level.

Motto in the lighting world: "Everything you can imagine is real" - Pablo Picasso

 

Jonathan Isbell, Design Engineer

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What I do and how I do it: 

Motto in the lighting world: 

 

Michael Wilson, Design Engineer

Years in industry: 5

Most recent experience: Industrial Product Design

What I do and how I do it: I translate ideas into a manufacturable product to fill a need where we see one. I also help with agency compliance and energy programs.

Motto in the lighting world: Always try to think of another bright idea!

 

Ryan Jackson, Applications Engineer

Years in industry: 9

Most recent experience: Architectural lighting designer for several independent firms, part-time lecturer at a local university.

What I do and how I do it: I develop submittals and shop drawings for the entire Lux product line. I translate specified design intent into something which can be built and installed.

Motto in the lighting world: Energy efficiency doesn't have to come at the expense of great design.

 

 

Salvador Espinoza, Marketing

Years in industry: 5

Most recent experience: Supported the marketing department for a mid-size lighting firm.

What I do and how I do it: I use my knowledge, skills, and experience to take Lux Illuminaire to the next level. 

Motto in the lighting world: Let's light up the world together! 

 

 

Chasity Bruce, Customer Service Representative

Years in industry: 1

Most recent experience: I have worked in Customer Service/Sales for the over 15 years.

What I do and how I do it: I work hard to create great customer rapport by listening and going above and beyond to meet their needs.

Motto in the lighting world: Everyone shines in the right light.

 

Lori Westrick, Inside Sales/Customer Service

Years in industry: 16 years

Most recent experience: Inside Sales/ Quality Management

What I do and how I do it: I make the customer's experience as painless and easy as possible!

Motto in the lighting world: Let me "brighten" your day!

 

 

Ed Klinger, Program Manager

Years in industry: 10 in lighting

Most recent experience: All 10 in Garrett

What I do and how I do it:Program Manager: Track and report on projects, while assigning activities to keep them moving and on time.