Schaeffer Marketing Group (SMG) (St. Louis): Bruce Eason, Don Calcaterra, Tyler Kisro, and Ellen Eason of LEC & Co. joined this rep agency. They bring over 125 years of lighting experience.
Eason and Calcaterra will cover some distributor, contractor and specifier accounts while Kisro will focus on specifiers. Eason will offer lighting design services and cover inside sales for some electrical lines. According to the press release, “They all have great experience in the specifier, design build and energy retrofit markets but will greatly define our lighting focus in the specifier market. Lighting services provided include project design, photometric layouts, utility incentive calculations, payback analysis, and job management.”
Established in 1976, SMG represents manufacturers in eastern Missouri and southern Illinois, and often in central Illinois as well.