My Passion: Just as I am passionate about helping build a happy and healthy family today and for the future, I am also passionate about being a strong contributor to the AGS team. I strive to be an excellent team player and help AGS provide the best and timely solutions for our customers.
My Role: As a Channel Manager, I bring a great deal of experience working with and supporting professional distribution and their end user customers in the lighting segment. I assist professional distribution to effectively manage their lighting category and advise commercial end users on what lighting solutions will optimize visual performance, maintenance, and energy for their facilities.
Career Background: I started working in the electrical industry in January 1989, immediately after earning my Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from Arizona State University. I held a Support Specialist and Account Representative roles with Wesco Distribution, Inc. In January 1999, I transitioned to a Lighting Quotations Specialist role with a General Electric owned distributor, Presco. In November of 2000, I was able to significantly enhance my lighting knowledge and experience when I took on an Account Manager role with Philips Lighting Company. During my 21 years with Philips Lighting Company, I supported key distribution in all aspects from specifications through the sales process. I was also able earn my Lighting Certification and apply that knowledge with real lighting applications in the field. In May 2022 I joined AGS to continue the support of the Philips Lighting Company products and Arizona distribution. With AGS, I also enjoy the ability to also support the Las Vegas, New Mexico, and El Paso markets.
Personal Side: I’ve been married to my wonderful wife, Kelly, for 23 years and we are proud parents of four great children that keep life moving and more than interesting.