John is joining us as Vice President and General Manager for our Austin, TX office.
John brings 25 years of commercial, industrial and residential lighting experience to the Austin marketplace. John has held leadership roles in product management, marketing and sales for various manufacturers including Acuity Lighting, Cooper Lighting, and Cree Lighting. Over the years, John has authored press releases and articles for ED+C (Environmental Design + Construction) and other industry publications.
Since introducing the industry’s first viable LED solution for general illumination, John has devoted the last nine years of his professional career to accelerating mass adoption of solid state lighting.
John graduated from University of Tennessee, with honors and obtained a B.S. in Business Administration. John enjoys Formula One and NASCAR events and plays golf for recreation.
Vice President & GM – San Antonio
Mark Bromley was recently an equity partner and the President and CEO of Spring Lighting Group in Houston and formerly the general manager/principal of an Eaton/Cooper Lighting agency in Ohio. He is a strategic and out-of-the box thinking business executive with twenty-five years of leadership experience in electrical, wholesale distribution, manufacturing and retail operations. Mark has served in leadership roles at some of the world’s most respected corporations and market leaders in these industries.
As a business leader, Mark is a practitioner and strong advocate of open-book management and the principles of Integrity Selling and Integrity Coaching. He believes the best way to operate a business is to create an environment where emmployees are empowered to think, act and feel like owners.
Mark is truly passionate about people. His philanthropy started over a decade ago through his affiliation with the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund, which honors Americans in our Armed Forces who have sacrificed life or limb defending our country by providing educational scholarships for their children. Since then, Mark has contributed time and money supporting threatening medical conditions. Ronald McDonald House and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are organizations near and dear to his heart.
A native of Glens Falls, New York, Mark graduated from Siena College with a B.S. in Finance. He and his teenage son live in Frisco with his son’s Chihuahua Pablo. They are big fans of the Dallas Stars NHL hockey team.