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Spotlight On Talent

Third Quarter – 2018


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

HCL, IoT and Luminaire Development Professional

A globally recognized subject matter expert with a PhD and MBA in lighting with a a proven track record of bringing successful residential, indoor, outdoor & horticulture lighting products from concept to market. Award winning designs with over 70 patents. Experience includes various design engineering and program management, IP clearance and filing, cross-functional leadership in operation environment, lab building, marketing and sales support, and oversea ODM & OEM management.


Vice President Procurement

Accomplished leader with 20+ years in Asian and North American manufacturing operations and supply chain including 11 years based in Hong Kong and China. Proven execution of cost down road map initiatives through implementation of sourcing and supply chain strategies that shorten lead-time, reduce cost, and create inventory flexibility. Directing cross-functional teams in support of risk mitigation and reducing financial exposure while improving cash flow.



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


VP/Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer

Track record of bringing successful outdoor and indoor lighting control products from concept through productions. Numerous designs and over 30 patents proving innovation. Successful record of team building, leadership and mentoring via a hands-on approach with cross-functional leadership in multiple design disciplines along with operations and marketing support. Multi-generational strategic planning, stage gate process implementation and profitability planning. Increased market share year over year.


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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"The Pompeo Group has consistently delivered outstanding results in a professional and timely manner. Each of our searches, across several geographical regions, has resulted in hiring employees who provided immediate benefits as well as possessing long-term growth potential. The Pompeo Group finds qualified candidates and makes the process as smooth as possible for both the company and the candidates.The Pompeo Group has perfected the art of listening to your requirements and finding a number of qualified applicants based on your needs. We are extremely pleased with the effort and results that we have had with The Pompeo Group. From the initial consultation to the follow-up discussions conducted post-placement; Paul and his group demonstrate complete professionalism."

Joe Laufer