Spotlight On Talent
Contract and Consulting
Lighting and optics innovator with extensive industry experience as an independent contractor and with top companies creating unique and highly efficient products and solutions, both as product designer/inventor and as end user/ specifier for high-profile projects. Ranging from large-format automated lighting to illuminate major landmarks and events to smaller solid-state products for architectural, general illumination and display lighting, as well as medical devices including UV-C anti-pathogenic solutions and blue light oral and skin cancer detection.
Chief Executive Officer, Divisional President
Senior Executive with 15+ years of General Management experience running a $180M business doubling sales, growing EBITDA rate 4x to 20%+ and growing share from #4 to #2 from 2007-2022. Business centered around consumer portfolios of wiring devices, cable management and structured wiring serving home centers, hardware, online, distribution and MRO. Leadership experience across several line functions including operations, program management, sales, marketing and business development.
Architectural Lighting Designer – Consultant/Contract
Experienced lighting designer adept in sustainable and energy-efficient lighting for commercial, residential and hospitality clients. Additional experience in interior design and interest in decreasing environmental impacts through design. Strong skills in layout, specification, lighting schedules and project management along with design software. Attention to detail, deadline-oriented, collaborative problem solver. Ability to both lead projects and take direction, working with team members, architects and engineers.
Senior Lighting Designer
Very seasoned architectural Lighting Designer with experience on residential and commercial projects focusing on high-end residential and residential high-rise buildings. Strong aptitude to deliver a creative and innovative design with budget friendly equipment. Strong collaboration and communication skills, interfacing and coordinating with design and construction teams from beginning to end for successful project. Active in IES, IALD and other professional organizations as well as adjunct faculty member.
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About Joan Sberro
Joan Sberro is a Recruiter Associate with Pompeo Group specializing in Lighting Regional Managers, Sales Representatives and National Managers for lighting manufacturers and rep agencies. Joan is a multiple Recruiter of the Month award winner with Pompeo Group, joining in 2017. Prior to joining Pompeo Group Joan managed a team within GE Capital and attended the GE Leadership Development Course. Joan excels in recruiting outstanding lighting professionals resulting in long term placements and repeat clients.
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