The best and the brightest

We are justifiably proud of our people. To a person they share our obsession with light and our unwavering commitment to customer service. Those pictured below are the folks on the front lines. The people whose voices you probably already know. If you would like to speak to any one of them about any aspect of your lighting project please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Norm
Norm David
President, Owner, Guiding Light

Patient, fair and a bit restless, Norm is equally at ease in a board meeting or working with his staff on the production line. Norm started the company more than 30 years ago hauling light samples around to commercial and residential contractors, taking feedback and fine tuning the company's now extensive product line.

norm@lightheadedlighting.com
Annette Genereux
Annette Genereux
Vice President

It is a proud fact that Annette was Lightheaded's first and best hire. Annette oversees Lightheaded's finance, human resources and administration departments to mention but a few. With her dynamic personality & exceptional leadership qualities, Annette plays a vital role as a team leader to the organization. She has worked closely with Norm to create a passionate and fun corporate culture.

annette@lightheadedlighting.com
Christine Sturam
Christine Sturam
Customer Service Representative

Christine works in all aspects of customer service from spearheading new programs to heading up the shipping department. The consummate people person, Christine is funny, friendly, has a contagious laugh and holds the office record, achoo, for the most sneezes in a row.

christine@lightheadedlighting.com
Brenda McLean
Brenda McLean
Customer Service Representative

As with most Lightheaded employees, Brenda finds herself in a multitasking role assisting callers, providing quotes and entering (error free we might add) customer orders. She defines herself by her significant personal and family relationships and contributes greatly to Lightheaded's warm, approachable environment.

brenda@lightheadedlighting.com
Gordon Catherwood
Gordon Catherwood
Director of Sales

Whether setting up or spiking for points, this former Varsity volleyball player plays to win. As Lightheaded's most recent hire, Gord will spearhead the unlimited growth potential of Lightheaded. When he's not busy towering over Eric (and the rest of us), Gord is busy monitoring the antics of his three young children with his wife Jackie.

gordon@lightheadedlighting.com
Eric Van Der Net
Eric Van Der Net
Sales Manager

If you spot Eric zipping through the airport, the young, 6'6" tall South African is not en route to his basketball team practice, but likely a lighting trade show or customer meeting. Resourceful, supportive and a quick problem solver, Eric oversees inside and outside sales as well as the central and eastern United States.

eric@lightheadedlighting.com
Brad Hutchinson
Brad Hutchinson
Western US Regional Sales Manager

Brad has been in the lighting industry for over 30 years. As a professional lighting designer, Brad led the success of many challenging projects. Switching to lighting manufacturing in 2001, Brad has stayed close to the leading edge of the LED revolution. Brad continues to enjoy the current opportunities to promote excellence in design and manufactured solutions that integrate with architecture.

brad@lightheadedlighting.com
Jessica Aitken
Jessica Aitken
Customer Service Representative

Jessica has nearly a decade of light manufacturing experience under her belt along with an extensive depth of industry knowledge and relationships. Like any customer service rep worth her salt, Jessica is a positive, hardworking, team player with the gift of gab.

jessica@lightheadedlighting.com
Derek Sousa
Derek Sousa
Sales Associate

A funny, charismatic, fitness fiend, Derek is known around the office for his fashion sense and healthy breakfast choices. Derek is proudest of his first solo client presentation and subsequent opportunity to be a face for such an incredible lighting product.

derek@lightheadedlighting.com
Henry Zhang
Henry Zhang
Engineer/Product Development

Henry's four words to describe himself are self-motivated, busy, inflexible and coffee. Not sure coffee is a personal adjective, but Henry undoubtedly uses it to help fuel his leadership in new product development, research and vendor relations. An LED specialist, Henry has helped transform Lightheaded from a traditional lighting product company into a 21st-century innovator.

henry@lightheadedlighting.com
Jai Mattam
Jai Mattam
Operations Manager

This former good-time guy, is now the proud grandfather of three who is happy to flash baby photos at the drop of a hat. Jai is the vital nexus between sales, customer service and production, ensuring that jobs meet or exceed Lightheaded's exceptional quality standards.

jai@lightheadedlighting.com
Russ Jensen
Russ Jensen
Product Development

Guzzling coffee and slipping out early before a long weekend may be a few of Russ's vices, but this product developer makes up for it with his superior research, design and development of LED luminaires. Russ was instrumental in the design of the patented JZ adjustable fixture.

russ@lightheadedlighting.com

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