Spotlight Joan Sberro – September

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September 2023

Engineering Director/Product Development

Experienced Product Development Professional in residential lighting with a strong track record of leading large SKU count releases. Able to take multiple projects from concept to customer on time including collaboration with design team, product management, quality assurance, compliance, and manufacturing. Experience in development of SOP’s, timelines, and gate processes. Committed to working cross functionally to continuously reduce cycle times and improve quality.


Business Development Executive/General Manager/International Sales Consultant

Top-level bilingual executive with deep global sales, marketing, and operational leadership experience in the electrical, lighting and controls industries with distribution, agents, and retail/ecommerce in over 50 countries. Growth management leader with strong operations acumen, responsible for explosive sales growth of 56% in one year with previous company. Built, led, and mentored global teams, established CRM’s, managed P&L’s; designed and implemented strategy to take company to the global market. Open to consulting or permanent roles.


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.


Director of Product Management/Product Marketing

Results-generating product director with deep experience mastering product mix and positioning, developing marketing strategies to drive sales with control and IoT systems within industry-leading fixture manufacturers. Launched and led teams in strategic sector-specific marketing programs resulting in 2X industry growth, led multi-site team generating >25% sales growth in products and systems over the previous two years. Led VPC and VOC process for new technology platforms. Patent holder in LED board, driver design, and lighting controls; lighting industry conference speaker. Full time or Consultant/Contract


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    Joan Sberro

    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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