Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

At Bay Lighting, we pride ourselves on building personal relationships with our customers. With the present day popularity of e-commerce and virtual relationships, we want our customers to know that they can rely on our team for support. Give us a call and we’ll answer. Schedule and appointment and we’ll meet you in person… and if you prefer the silent option, send us an email and we will reply.

John Richardson, Jr.

President
John Richardson, Jr., President, has a B.S. in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University and has worked in the lighting industry for... Read More

Kevin Richardson

Chief Operating Officer
With experience in both manufacturing and distribution, Kevin Richardson’s resume includes working for a major electrical manufacturer, which provided ... Read More

Kimberly DeCarlo

Office Manager
Office Manager Kimberly DeCarlo began her career at Bay Lighting in 2017. Kim graduated with a B.S. degree from the University of Pittsburgh and has professional experience in... Read More

Shay Guffey

Account Executive
Shay Guffey, account executive, specializes in commercial lighting with a focus on multi-family property management and contractor relations... Read More

Chuck Higgs

Warehouse Manager
Chuck Higgs manages the warehouse at Bay Lighting. Since 2007, Chuck has been responsible for incoming and outgoing products... Read More

Chad Higgs

Warehouse Specialist
Warehouse specialist Chad Higgs has been with Bay Lighting for over 15 years. During his time, Chad has assisted with all aspects... Read More

Mike Kopf

Account Manager
Account Manager Mike Kopf comes to Bay Lighting with a wealth of experience in the lighting and electrical industry. A life-long Marylander...Read More

John Longworth

Account Manager
Joining the Bay Lighting team in 2009, John Longworth's professional resume includes a life-long career in commercial lighting. Having gained experience... Read More

Andrew Lowman

Account Executive
Andrew (Drew) Lowman began his career at Bay Lighting in 2011. Drew prides himself on building great relationships and listening to... Read More

Bob Smith

Installer and Operator
Joining the team in 2010, Bob Smith has over 20 years of experience in the electrical industry. At Bay Lighting, exterior lighting is Bob’s specialty... Read More

Laura Steinen

Marketing
Laura Steinen began her career at Bay Lighting in 2019. With a background in marketing, Laura is responsible for any advertising, flyers, SEO... Read More

Greg Zirkle

Account Executive
Greg Zirkle, Account Executive, has a B.S. from the James Madison University and has worked in sales for over 12 years. Since his start... Read More

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November 3, 2021
Parking lot lighting is critical for any commercial property. Adequate outdoor lighting can prevent accidents, injuries, and the occurrence of crime. As a commercial property owner, you want guests and employees to feel safe at all times on your property. Parking lot lights can be difficult to access should they fail or need servicing, so it’s important to use high-quality products. Lights must be placed thoughtfully in order to illuminate areas that receive the least natural light and the most traffic. Accordingly, parking lot lighting should be planned ahead of time and installed by a professional local lighting service.
October 14, 2021
Warehouses are somewhat unique when it comes to commercial lighting. They are often large buildings, lit by hard-to-reach fixtures, and may hold hundreds of workers and thousands of pieces of inventory and equipment. This level of foot traffic, not to mention operation of dangerous machinery and logistical equipment, requires optimal lighting for the prevention of injuries, mistakes, and accidents.

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