David is the founder and driving force behind CAST Lighting. In addition to his experience working "hands-on" with Landscape Contractors and Lighting Design Professionals, David is a passionate and motivational teacher. Through his Landscape Lighting Course in Rutgers University and CAST seminars, David has trained thousands of contractors and helped them launch successful Outdoor Lighting businesses.
Jim Hespe, General ManagerGeneral Manager
Jim has more than 20 years experience in wholesale green industry distribution including landscape lighting. His business and hands-on experience ensure that our customers receive highly professional and effective support. In this role, Jim also acts to make sure that production, shipping, sales, and marketing are fully integrated and aligned with CAST Lighting's vision.
Bruce KenisonNational Sales Manager – (Also covers areas not covered by Regional Sales Managers)
Bruce owned a successful landscaping enterprise and received his business degree from Pace University. Since then, he has spent several years in various roles supporting the growth of small and large businesses. Bruce brings a valuable combination of business savvy and hands-on knowledge of the outdoor lighting profession. Bruce is also one of the CAST Seminar leaders.
Jeff HesserRegional Sales Manager – (DE, MD, DC, NJ, PA, VA and Long Island, NY)
Jeff is a landscape lighting designer, installer, and educator with over 18 years experience. He's well known for his passion and energy. A former contractor, Jeff has worked hands-on with hundreds of landscape professionals, helping them launch their landscape lighting businesses.
Duncan Fuller, CLVLTNortheastern Sales – (New England, NY (excluding Long Island) & Eastern Canada)
Duncan Fuller (a Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technician) has 30 years sales and support experience. His prior work focused on helping companies grow through strategic partnerships. With an MBA from Babson College, Duncan specializes in entrepreneurship and marketing. In addition to his business skills he brings the technical expertise learned through over 3,000 hours of electrical apprenticeship. Duncan is also one of the CAST Seminar leaders.
Jim MorrisMidwestern Sales – (IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, WI , WV, TN, and Central Canada)
Prior to joining CAST, Jim owned a successful Landscaping company. This experience, in addition to his work in various sales and support positions, gives Jim hands-on knowledge of the green industry. Jim is also one of the CAST Seminar leaders.
Steve ParrottCommunication and Marketing Director
Steve brings over 20 years experience in media, graphics, marketing, and instructional design. His prior work includes several years as a lighting designer and director for stage and screen. His skills as a professional photographer, videographer and web designer have contributed greatly towards the success of CAST in our efforts to effectively communicate with our customers. Steve welcomes calls from landscape professionals looking for help with websites, email communications, photography and other marketing venues. Steve has won several awards in the fields of communication and design.
Jane KrauseCFO, Office Manager
Bringing to CAST a solid background in business administration, Jane Krause heads up our Accounting and Customer Service department to ensure that doing business with CAST is simple and streamlined.
Mike DelphaWarehouse Manager
You may never talk to Mike, but he's the one making sure your orders are packed and loaded, ready to roll. Mike is an intense high-energy person directing a dedicated warehouse team. If it's at all humanly possible, Mike will get your order out the same day it's received.