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

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
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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
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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

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

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
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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
Alexa Wright

Alexa Wright

Account Executive
Alexa Wright joined Bay Lighting as an account executive in January of 2022. She has been in the electrical distribution industry for over 27 years... 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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August 29, 2022
In April, the Department of Energy finalized two rules requiring manufactures to sell energy-efficient lightbulbs. This means older, inefficient lightbulbs that don’t meet the new standards can no longer be manufactured and sold. The primary purposes for these rules are to drive down electricity use, save consumers money, and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.
July 15, 2022
It’s estimated that schools spend billions of dollars annually on energy, and it’s often the second-highest operating expenditure (following personnel costs). Each year, these expenses continue to increase while budgets often decrease, leading educators to look for ways to save money throughout the year. One way is by making some lighting updates that are more energy efficient, therefore saving money on energy bills. LED uses up to 75% less energy than conventional lighting systems, which keeps dollars in your budget for other important things.

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