Todd is a proven leader with a passion for success. He has spent more than 20 years in sales and truly understands how to build strategic partnerships that offer growth and profitability. Todd is also active in serving his community, as he serves on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross Northeast Wisconsin Region and as a football coach at St. Norbert College for the past 18 years. Todd is married to Blake and has two daughters, Avery and Egan. In his spare time he enjoys bicycling, running, travel, and spending time with his girls.
Tami has spent the last 24+ years honing her lighting skills with retail, trade, and commercial clients in sales, marketing, buying, merchandising, and management roles. Her broad lighting perspective fuels her passion for partnership, collaboration, creativity, and success. Tami sings with three local choirs and serves as a producer, chorographer and performer for several musical theater shows a year. Tami and her husband, Kurt, enjoy travel and have two children, Allison and Isaac.
Kathy Skogen brings the Décor Lighting Sales team 25+ years of experience from several industry channels. In this time she's had success in both the Lighting Showroom and Electrical Distribution businesses. Kathy provides top notch service in ND, SD, and MN. If she is not working, you'll find her in her garden, with her family, or spending time with a good book.
Nick has worked in the lighting industry for over 25 years, the first 15+ years were in a showroom in St. Paul, MN. Nick works in ND, SD, MN, WI and IA to maintain strong partnerships with consistent follow-through, communication and a little humor! He has worked with nearly every facet of the industry; showrooms, builders, electricians and is also our ceiling fan expert. In his free time you'll find him coaching baseball and playing some golf.
Troy managed showrooms for Ferguson Enterprises for 11 years before becoming an independent sales representative with Décor in 2009. He works diligently to partner with our NE, KS, and southern IA partners. Troy is a Middle School Youth Group leader and head coach for his son’s basketball and baseball teams. He also volunteers for the local Boys and Girls Club and is a member of the Omaha Curling Club. Troy lives in Omaha, NE, and is married to Amy with one daughter and one son.
Pepper brings over 32 years of lighting experience to the team. She worked as a showroom manager and buyer for 24 years and most recently worked as sales rep support and customer service. Pepper, her husband Mike, and their fur baby, Vivian reside in Green Bay, WI. Pepper loves to cook and bake, is a voracious reader, and dabbles in many crafts.
Dale has the lighting business in his blood, as he followed in his father Neal's footsteps representing lighting in the Midwest. Dale brings 35 years of industry experience to Décor Lighting Sales as he covers central and southern IL, and northeastern MO . Dale is an avid outdoorsman and he devotes his spare time to St. Jude’s Church and a local senior care facility.
Jim began his career in 1973 as a Sales Manager handling Nutone & LightCraft California. As they moved from factory sales to independent rep, Jim took his decade of experience and launched J.I. Marketing in 1983. With over 40 years in the industry, dozens of awards, and being known affectionately as “The Fan Man,” Jim is energized and excited to represent Décor in the Chicagoland area. Jim is married with 2 daughters and lots of grand-dogs.
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