enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Category - Legends Leaders Luminaries

A spotlight on the Legends Leaders Luminaries of the residential lighting industry

Matt Hulett Spectrum Hulett Group

Matt Hulett: Luminary

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE LIGHTING INDUSTRY? My whole family is in the industry; it’s in my blood. I’ve been hanging lighting fixtures since I could walk and spent my summer vacations in...

Shelley Wald WAC & Modern Forms

Shelley Wald: Leader

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE LIGHTING INDUSTRY? My parents started their company back in 1984. They were adamantly against my siblings and I joining the business. They wanted us to pursue a better...

Jodi Orange

Jodie Orange: Luminary

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE LIGHTING INDUSTRY? I was about to graduate from interior design school and knew I wanted to start my own company. I felt like I was ready, although I was still...

Tina Engebretso - Inland Lighting

Tina Engebretson: Leader

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE INDUSTRY? Kind of by mistake. I was teaching part-time for a few years after college and working for a tile and carpet shop. They were going out of business, so I took...

Richard Alan: Leader

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE INDUSTRY? Very reluctantly. My mother and stepfather had a thriving rep agency in South Florida and I didn’t want anything to do with it. Who wants to do what their...

Stuart Yadgaroff: Legend

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE LIGHTING INDUSTRY? I worked throughout college in a lighting store. After graduating, I moved to South Florida and got a job with Angelo Brothers. I started as a...