About CBMC Lighting Solutions

We were founded in 1994 with the goal of providing complete lighting solutions, from design to installation. But it’s more than our expertise in lighting design, interior lighting, exterior lighting, and energy management that makes us the premiere company in our industry.

It’s our commitment to empowering our team and customers with knowledge, efficiency, and enthusiasm. We handle every detail so that our customers can focus on what they do best. It’s the truest definition of a partnership.

There’s a better way, and we’re here to show you what’s possible.

Our Team

Todd Hacker

President
Todd joined CBMC in 2010 after successful careers in sales, finance, and operations in several industries. His leadership experience prior to joining CBMC includes major corporations: Conesco, YC Worldwide and Nalco Chemical. Today, as the President CBMC, Todd leverages his significant experience in finance and administration to create success for customers. Todd lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two sons. He is involved with several organizations including Financial Executives International, Central Indiana Tennis Association, and Carmel Dad’s Club Coaching.

Team Members:

Debbie Cunningham, Quotes
Stacy Sharr,
Project Management
William Proctor, Design

Russ Miller

Sales
Russ joined CBMC in 2004 after working with several commercial and industrial energy management organizations, including Honeywell and NIPSCO. His expertise in energy management combined with years of experience as a regional sales manager has uniquely positioned him to understand customers’ immediate needs as well as the long-term impact of the decision they make. He graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Industrial Management and Industrial Engineering.

Team Members:

Ashley Janneck, Project Management
Shawn Madsen, Design

Pete Miller, LC, CDT

Sales
For more than 30 years, Pete has been a sales and technical leader in the lighting industry with expertise in retail lighting, national rollout logistics and architectural interface. Throughout his career with various lighting companies, he has successfully opened more than 600 stores on-time because of his commitment to successful design, purchasing, and logistics. Pete is a Lighting Certified Progessional (LC) and a Certified Document Technologist (CDT) by the Construction Specifications Institute.

Team Members:

Jennifer Karesh, Project Management
Brandi Butcher, Project Coordinator
William Proctor, Design

rob thomson

Sales
Rob joined CBMC Lighting Solutions in 2012, after an extensive career in management. Previously, he held positions as the Senior Program Director at the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, a board member of Bridges to Success, and a United Way Campaign Coordinator. Rob was also tasked with budget forecasting, fiscal accountability, and program execution in several of these positions. In 2009, he earned his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, broadening his management, business strategy, and problem solving skills. He is committed to providing customers with superior lighting design, at the best price, and with excellent service.

Team Members:

Debbie Cunningham, Quotes
Carinne Atkerson, Project Management
William Proctor, Design

Matt Earles

Sales
Matt joined CBMC in 2001 in a sales position. He has spent almost his entire career in the lighting industry. After two years in the electrical trade, he did domestic and international technical sales for a manufacturer of foam and fiberglass spraying equipment based out of Indianapolis. Since coming to CBMC in early 2001 he has focused on building and maintaining relationships with contractors, engineers, architects and other specifiers throughout the Midwest . When he is not selling , he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and engaging in volunteer work.

Team Members:

Rosaleigh Simpson, Project Management
Lauren Burns, Project Management
Shawn Madsen, Design

Ivano DiZenzo

Sales
Ivano has more than 27 years of management experience that spans both the retail construction and lighting industries. This combined perspective has given him a wealth of knowledge to comprehensively understand customer needs and deliver them with the best solutions. Throughout his career, he has standardized policies and procedures that are considered industry-leading. Ivano is a graduate of Westchester Community College and lives in New York with his wife of 26 years. He enjoys hunting, the outdoors, sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Team Members:

Kelly Studwood, Project Management

Ed Grimaldi

Sales
Ed began his career in the lighting industry before he even graduated with his degree, doing mechanical drawings for light fixture manufacturers. After a few years of working in lighting manufacturing and distribution, he went out on his own to do stage and studio lighting for theatres and schools, which earned him a Tony Award for his lighting of two musicals on Broadway. Today, as the Vice President of National Accounts with CBMC, Ed serves customers with the highest regard for their experience with their lighting design and supply. Ed has been married for 45 years, has two beautiful grown daughters, and three wonderful grandchildren.

Team Members:

Kelly Studwood, Project Management

Our Purpose

What makes CBMC different? Find out for yourself, or let our past and current clients tell you below—
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Testimonials

“Of my 33 years in business, I’ve worked with CBMC for at least 16 of them, and it’s the level of service, attention and expertise that keep us working together year after year.”

– Electrical Contractor
“Of my 33 years in business, I’ve worked with CBMC for at least 16 of them, and it’s the level of service, attention and expertise that keep us working together year after year.”

– Electrical Contractor

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