As lighting specialist, John supports trade allies in their work to propose and complete energy efficient commercial and industrial lighting projects. He works with electric utility program staff to promote incentive programs and increase completed lighting projects.
John has extensive experience working on lighting design-build projects and lighting renovation projects of all sizes. Prior to joining Evergreen Consulting Group, John worked as a lighting specialist for electrical distributors in southwestern Oregon and southeastern Idaho. He assisted contractors and facility maintenance managers and helped them plan and implement energy efficient lighting projects. Before joining the electrical industry, he was in the automotive business where he was an owner and general manager of numerous auto parts stores, machine shops, component rebuilding services, and wholesale parts distribution. He holds an OSHA-10 Industrial Safety Certification, and spent more than two decades as a planning and zoning commissioner in his hometown of Pocatello, Idaho.
As an alumnus of Idaho State University in Pocatello, John remains a dedicated supporter of the athletic programs, (Go Bengals!) traveling to athletic events both home and away. He enjoys spending his free time on the Oregon coast, hunting for treasures on the beach with his wife and their puppy.