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Spotlight On Talent

Second Quarter - 2017

About Mary Lindenmuth

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Mary Lindenmuth is the Recruiting Director for Engineering, Operations & Design with The Pompeo Group, joining in 2008. Mary is a two-time Account Executive of the Year winner with The Pompeo Group, as well as a multiple AE of the Year winner with Search West prior to joining The Pompeo Group. Mary excels in recruiting upper and middle management LED and lighting professionals in the engineering, design, manufacturing and finance disciplines.

About the Candidates


A senior executive with management experience in company and divisional operations, including P&L responsibility, sales and operations.  Grew sales by 50% and profits by $5M over 2 years at one lighting Division and at a medical device company, grew EBIT by 582% year over year.  His strengths include: strategic planning, innovation methodologies, new products sales, channel creation, team building and lean manufacturing.

CTO, Director of R&D, COO

Accomplished electrical engineer and Lean / Six-Sigma black belt with 20 years’ experience designing and manufacturing industrial strength LED and intelligent concert lighting.  Designs have won numerous industry awards and received 6 patents.  Served as CTO, Director of R&D and COO and managed teams of 40+ with budgets > $2.5 million.  Passion is designing great products that exceed expectation for quality, performance and value.   

Director of Engineering - Innovation - Sourcing

Accomplished skilled Director/VP adept at turning market requirements for products into final specification with sourcing via 3rd party manufacturing of the highest standards while maintaining safety, quality and reliability. Impressive demonstrated skills, resulting in successful product launches that each delivered in excess of $10m in first 12 months. Energetic, extensively traveled, able to engage at all levels up to owner/C level. 

Director of Standards and Regulations

Enthusiastic team player with 20 years in lighting, trusted in the industry to steer lighting product standardization and regulatory efforts. A regular contributor to ANSI, ASABE, CEC, DLC, DOE, EPA, IEC, IES, and NEMA projects, who maximizes standardization opportunities while minimizing risk and burden. An avid public speaker with extensive experience in government, industry and public relations, whose prior work has heavily shaped the lighting market today.

About The Pompeo Group

The Pompeo Group was founded in 2003 with a mission of positively impacting companies and enhancing careers. It is this mission coupled with our approach that has vaulted us to becoming the most recognized LED lighting and energy search firm in the country. The Pompeo Group has a combined 50 years of executive recruiting. Our Specialization by industry and function; Flexibility to customize our process, relationship and terms; Array of Services for total recruitment and consulting solutions and Track Record of success has helped our clients gain a competitive advantage and our candidates advance their careers.

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“When we needed a manager to develop our commercial sales business, we contacted The Pompeo Group. They found the ideal candidate who had the very wide-ranging skill set and experience which we required. I am pleased to say that [the] business [this candidate has identified] has been very lucrative and we most appreciate The Pompeo Group finding this candidate.”

Randy Reid