Our Team

Sales – we provide comprehensive solutions to meet our clients diverse needs and requirements

Leadership – we offer proven sales, marketing, design, project construction and business experience to ensure our customers get the maximum impact from their investment.

Applications Engineering + Controls – we ensure our solutions addresses all the technical challenges and delivers on the design vision.

Operations – we provide exceptional client services including quotations, order and project management services.

We are professionals inspired to deliver unparalleled customer service, to help our clients realize project goals.

Darren Luce, LC MIES

President, Principal

604.813.3337

About Darren Luce

—Corporate & Marketing Management
—Sales & Business Development
—Manufacturer Relationships

Darren has over 30 years of experience that provides him with a uniquely broad based strategic knowledge of the lighting industry. Darren has successfully managed sales organizations and businesses with a proven track record of generating high value growth from the specification lighting markets both locally and globally.

Bryan Lortie, MIES

Vice President, Principal

778.558.1509

About Bryan Lortie

—Business & Market Development
—Corporate & National Account Sales
—Specification & Project Sales

Bryan has over 25 years of industry experience as an electrical contractor, specification sales representative and regional sales manager with leading global manufacturers. Bryan has found great success assisting his customers in the realization of architectural, commercial and industrial projects locally and globally.

Meghan Boyd

Manager, Sales Operations

604.215.7721

About Meghan Boyd

—Quotations & Operations
—Order & Project Management
—Logistics & System Management

Meghan’s lighting knowledge, solid understanding of systems and technology combine with a strong work ethic and organizational skills to ensure customer satisfaction time and time again. Her previous experience as senior administrator in the IT sector enables her to always find a solution from a wide array of resources.

Nicole Meints, LC MIES

Account Manager

604.880.4480

About Nicole Meints

—Specification Sales
—End User & Corporate Account Sales
—Architectural Market Development

Nicole has over 25 years of lighting and electrical industry experience. She has been involved in many projects assisting her clients through the concept and design development phases to the proper product selection achieving optimal results. Nicole’s excellent people skills and strong ethics, inspires her creative thought and guides her ambition.

Jamie Capell, LC MIES

Account Manager

604.323.4336

About Jamie Capell

—Specification + Project Sales
—City and Municipal Sales
—End User Sales

Jamie has 15 years of lighting industry experience with a strong background in commercial industrial lighting and controls. He has worked with specifiers, contractors, wholesalers and end-users from the initial design through to the installation and beyond. Offering excellent customer service in a timely fashion is a must for Jamie, no matter what the challenge.

Norm Richards, MIES

Account Manager

604.996.7266

About Norm Richards

—Project Bid Management
—Contractor Sales
—Specification Sales

Norm has been in the Lighting Industry as a Lighting Distributor and Manufacturers Representative for over 35 years. He brings with him the experience of dealing with many facets of the lighting design, procurement and construction process. Norm is committed to providing the best solution that meets a customer’s lighting and business needs.

Marty Geusebroek, CET LC MIES

Account Manager

604.831.0035

About Marty Geusebroek

—Specification + Project Sales
—Office & Institutional Market Development
—Institutional P3 Project Specialist

Marty has more than 20 years experience in the construction and lighting industry. As a Certified Lighting Designer, a Certified Electrical Engineering Technologist, and a Journeyman Electrician, Marty brings extensive experience on all manner of building projects ranging from small commercial renovations to massive healthcare projects. He has a strong understanding and a keen appreciation for Industrial Design, Architecture & Interior Design, and Graphic Arts. His philosophy and his interests have proven to be a great benefit to all of the design teams that he works with.

Jorge Lujan, MBA EM LC MIES

Account Manager

778.580.7875

About Jorge Lujan

—Distributor Stock & Flow Sales
—Specification Sales & Project Sales
—City & Municipal Market Development

Jorge has 20 years of international business development where 15 years have been developing Electrical Wholesale sales leadership for the Lighting Industry with lamp and luminaire manufacturing companies.  Jorge offers strong critical thinking managing risk and offering problem solutions for lighting projects whether industrial, municipal or commercial, as well as firm understanding of customer’s business needs to form sound partnerships with value added focus.

Daniel Poirier, MIES

Account Manager

604.340.6018

About Daniel Poirier

—Specification Sales
—Hospitality & Showroom Sales
—Interior Design Market Development

Daniel has over 20 years of experience, selling and marketing specification grade decorative and architectural lighting to the design community. With a degree in Interior Design and a reverence for the design community, combined with great enthusiasm and passion Daniel finds pride and satisfaction assisting his clients to achieve their vision.

Russell Mackie, MIES

Manager, Vancouver Island

250.516.6501

About Russell Mackie

—Specification Sales & Project Sales
—Contractor & Distributor Sales
—Government & End User Sales
—Business & Market Development

Russell is an accomplished, results driven sales professional with 15 years of sales experience focused on specification lighting, technology, telecommunication, electrical power and software. He has expertise in specification sales, account management, sales engineering, product development and technical support. Russell is an exceptional communicator with demonstrated success creating and building relationships at all levels of organizations.

Navaz Nanji, MIES

Manager, BC Interior

778.212.5799

About Navaz Nanji

—Specification Sales & Project Sales
—Contractor & Distributor Sales
—Government & End User Sales
—Business & Market Development

Navaz has almost 20 years of business development and sales leadership experience in a variety of industries.  For the last 3 years he has brought that knowledge and experience to the lighting industry.  His passion for the client experience makes him great fit for our team and most importantly for his clients. As the Manager, BC Interior based in Vernon, he is dedicated to building long-term relationships and our business in the Okanagan.

David Rawlings, MIES

Manager, Controls Group Market Development

604.328.1767

About David Rawlings

—Market Development
—Technology and Application Specialist
—Application Research + Education

David is an integral part of the lighting control industry. David’s keen insight, dedication to constant innovation and a fundamental understanding of leading edge technology have made him a key asset. David is recognized by customers and manufacturers as an expert in the design and implementation of advanced lighting controls systems.

Chris Pekar, MIES

Manager, Technical Sales & Project Services

604.818.1395

About Chris Pekar

—Specification & Project Management Resources
—Lighting Applications & Systems Integration
—Commissioning & Programming Services

Chris has a strong practical engineering background and over 20 years of lighting experience. An application specialist with a passion for new technology, Chris enjoys working with customers to help develop innovative and practical solutions for unique challenges. Chris is committed through all phases of a project’s life to ensure impressive results.

Laszlo Arvai, MIES

Manager, Controls Group Operations

604.832.2102

About Laszlo Arvai

—Quotations & Project Management
—Control Applications Specialist
—Support Resources Management

Laszlo has an Engineering background with AutoCAD experience. He has over 10 years of experience in Property Management and Commercial Development where his Design Guidance and Systems Knowledge is complementary to our Team.

Hanna Critoph

Marketing Manager

604.970.6612

About Hanna Critoph

—Marketing & Corporate Brand Management
—Sales Support & Event Management
—Communications, Public Relations & Social Media

Hanna brings over 20 years experience in marketing, communications, public relations and event management. She has worked in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and has also previously worked in the lighting industry when LED technology was transitioning into the mainstream. She is very detail-oriented and keen to bring value to CDm2 LIGHTWORKS and its represented brands.

Kevin Nimmo, MIES

Technical Support Coordinator, Controls

604.908.4166

About Kevin Nimmo

—Applications
—Systems Documentation
—Field & Warranty Support

Kevin has over 28 years of experience in theatre, building and home lighting controls, including over 20 years of AutoCAD and technical service repair knowledge. He is a factory certified commissioning agent and service technician. Kevin enjoys new challenges working with new technologies and control systems to solve diverse project challenges in real time.

Mike Snelling

Lighting Controls Technician

604.230.4976

About Mike Snelling

—Control System Start-up, Commissioning
—Pre-installation Coordination and Technical Support
—Troubleshooting & Warranty Support

Mike has over 15 years of experience working with lighting controls. He’s been a field service technician for over 20 years and feels at home on any jobsite. Mike combines his strong technical knowledge with a real world practical approach. When not working, Mike enjoys photography, woodworking and a round of golf.

Graham Ockley

Lighting Controls Technician

604.916.4680

About Graham Ockley

—Control System Start-up, Commissioning
—Pre-installation Coordination and Technical Support
—Troubleshooting & Warranty Support

Graham has extensive experience as tech support in theatrical and lighting sales. His expertise in delivering industry-leading service to our clients in the field strengthens our controls group and our ever client’s growing requirements for controls, specialty systems and services.

Jon Frederiksen

Sales Operations

604.215.7721

About Jon Frederiksen

—Quotations & Order Management
—Project Management
—Customer Service

Jon has over 15 years manufacturing and sales experience within the lighting industry. Jon understands that the process from specification through installation to completion requires quality at each and every step. Jon is committed to providing each customer with the highest level of service and support throughout all stages of their project.

Dij Lazar

Sales Operations

604.215.7721

About Dij Lazar

—Quotations
—Order Management
—Customer Service

Dij has over 15 years of experience managing inventory, coordinating sales orders and scheduling shipments working for large companies and dealing with a wide range of customers. She is committed providing responsive and friendly customer service and timely order fulfillment.

Taylor Wong

Sales Operations

604.215.7721

About Taylor Wong

—Quotations & Order Management
—Logistics Management
—Customer Service

Taylor has a background in logistics and customs brokerage, as well as a strong commitment to customer satisfaction. She has practical hands on knowledge with order and inventory management, and is always striving to understand her customer’s needs and expand her knowledge.

Ross Sherman, EIT

Sales Operations, Vancouver Island

250.882.0830

About Ross Sherman

—Quotations & Order Management
—Logistics & Sample Management
—Customer Service

Ross has a background in electrical engineering and project management and experience in AGi, Solidworks and AutoCAD. He is passionate about lighting and design, and is committed to delivering exceptional customer service to the projects and programs he supports.

Trudy Gilpin

Accounting & Administration

604.215.7721

About Trudy Gilpin

—Accounts Payable & Receivable
—Corporate Administration
—Human Resources

Trudy has been working in the lighting industry since 1999 with experience in accounting, human resources and contract administration. Trudy previously managed a safety supply company branch location where she was responsible for retail and commercial sales, warehousing and staffing resources.