Irvine, Calif.-based Access Lighting Corp. has hired industry sales veteran Don Smith as its National Sales Manager/Western Region. In addition, in recognition of his contributions to Access Lighting’s success, Justin Kennedy has been promoted to National Sales Manager/Eastern Region. Both will manage the company’s residential and commercial bricks-and-mortar sales efforts throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Smith comes to Access with decades of experience in the industry including product design,
Operations, and management for his lighting manufacturing company, Traditions Design Group, as well as experience as independent sales representative for RMC & Associates and the last 15 years as a National Sales Manager at The Minka Group.
Kennedy joined Access Lighting in 2013, bringing extensive experience from Progressive Lighting/Savoy House and Alico Lighting.
“We are thrilled to have Don joining our team and believe he will be a wonderful addition,” notes
Harry Rosenblatt, President & Owner of Access Lighting. “Access Lighting prides itself on employing knowledgeable, energetic, hard-working individuals who focus on delivering the best for our customers — characteristics that describe Don perfectly.” Rosenblatt also notes, “Since joining Access Lighting, Justin has made countless valuable contributions and repeatedly taken on greater responsibility, and we are delighted to be able to recognize his efforts with this well-deserved promotion.”
On joining Access, Smith remarks, “I am excited to join Access Lighting. They have an exceptional reputation for integrity, service, and innovative products. I look forward to working with the team to further develop and promote the Access Lighting product line, strengthen and grow its valued business relationships, and continue to move Access Lighting to the next level.”