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Lighting Talent

Lighting Industry Talent

Good people are STILL hard to find. I speak daily with people in the lighting industry, from junior level to C-Suite/executive level. For this month’s newsletter, we decided to highlight some lighting talent that are open to new positions.

If you are interested in learning more about them, please reach out to me at or 847-307-7127; and I’m happy to tell you more. Or if you have a specific role you’re seeking strong lighting talent…I’d be happy to discuss how I can help.

Sales Director

● Experience managing up to 35 people, in both outside sales and customer service

● Great at creating processes and managing sales people so they have more time in front of customers

● Grew 20% YOY, each year

● Increased GP

● Created SharePoint files to help the company improve forecasting

● Based in OH with 21 years of lighting experience

● Willing to travel 50 – 75%


Regional Sales Manager (in the Pacific Northwest)

● 11 years of lighting industry experience

● Manages rep agencies including hiring and firing experience

● Strong experience calling on specifiers and distributors

● Grew sales from $500K to $3M in 3 years

● Strategic and focused sales

● Proven and effective new business development

● Strong relationship building

● Quick growth on new product launches

● Effective teaching and lighting talks AIA, CEU


Regional Sales Manager (in the Southeast) 

● 2 years of lighting industry experience

● 9 years of sales experience

● Manages rep agencies

● Calls on specifiers

● Doubled his territory’s sales in 3 years and is consistently #1 or #2 in sales

● Increased average; won deal size by roughly 50%

● Successfully grew the worst 5 under performing rep agents in key markets

● Increased rep agent sales by 85%

● Reduced employee turnover by assisting in coaching and retraining on products


Electrical Engineer, open to relocation

● Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

● 5 years of electrical engineering experience

● 1 year of lighting industry experience

● Circuit design, electronic design, thermal testing, etc.

● Experience with Bluetooth mesh for connected devices

● Very interested in innovative, new technologies


Marketing Manager

● 2 years of lighting experience

● Built social media platforms

● Created new ways to introduce new products that successfully increased social media shares and interactions that lead to increased quotes

● Creating marketing programs for specifiers, contractors and end users


Brooke Ziolo President Egret Consulting Electrical Industry Lighting

Brooke Ziolo, President of Egret Consulting, is a contingent and retained executive recruiter working exclusively within the Lighting Industry. To learn more about how she can help your Lighting company, LED company or Lighting Design Firm attract talent, check out her biographyLinkedIn profile or email her at