Principals


Gareth Jones

Partner & Specification Sales Manager

Gareth has almost 30 years in the lighting industry and still believes in the same values he learned from his father Taff Jones (the founder of Medgar) and they are that Integrity, Hustle and Knowledge are the cornerstones of a well-run business and those that work within it. He is not only partner in the firm but also a sales representative that truly enjoys his profession and has worked tirelessly to ensure that Medgar has become a lighting resource center not just another sales agency. Gareth's experience and knowledge of the North American lighting industry is almost as extensive as his repertoire of stories about it, this gives him a unique perspective on lighting projects and the demands of modern energy efficient lighting design.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 220 | Cell: 905-975-7506 | Email: gjones@medgarlci.com

Scott Mclean, LC

Partner & Quotations Manager

Scott has over 17 years of experience in the lighting industry. His first exposure to the lighting industry came at manufacturer and supplier of lamps, ballasts, sockets, reflectors, lenses and louvers. From there he has experienced various facets of the industry working in both the agency and manufacturing world in many disciplines; lighting applications and calculations, quotations and project management. In addition, Scott founded his own lighting agency in 2009 (Luminous Concepts Inc.). This broad experience gives Scott a strong understanding and respect for the entire aspect of the lighting industry from the intent of a specification through to the onsite needs of the contractor and owner. Scott oversees our quotation group and is responsible for all things "IT" Medgar Lighting & Controls Inc. In 2009 he was Lighting Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professional (NCQLP).

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 210 | Email: smclean@medgarlci.com

Pat Haughey

Partner & Distribution Sales Manager

Pat has over 30 years of experience in our industry having held key positions with two of the largest global lighting manufactures. Prior to joining Medgar, Pat was the General Manager at GE Lighting Canada. His ability to develop strategic relationships resulted in strong sales growth for the company over his 17-year career. Before GE, Pat had a 13-year career with Osram Sylvania as the district Manager for Atlantic Canada. His career has been a strong combination of both technical and managerial responsibilities. Pat joins Medgar as our Distribution Sales Manager. He continues to lead our sales efforts with key channel partners to ensure long-term sales growth.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 221 | Cell: 519-404-6654 | Email: phaughey@medgarlci.com

Matt Dreszel, LC

Partner & Lighting Controls Manager

Matt came to Medgar from an electrical engineering firm after graduating from the Electrical Engineering Technology program at Mohawk College. Matt's experience in the electrical consulting industry has provided him with a solid foundation to better service our clients' needs. Whether working one on one with members of the specification community or with building owners directly, Matt's wide ranging knowledge and infectious energy help him to deliver lighting solutions that exceed our client's expectations.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 222 | Cell: 289-440-1545 | Email: mdreszel@medgarlci.com

Applications


Jeff Burns, LC

Lighting Applications & Sales Representative

Jeff began his career in 1978 with a major lighting manufacturer in Marketing/Product Development and soon moved into Lighting Application and Design. He worked for many years as a Lighting Designer for a major Toronto Engineering and Architectural firm where he designed indoor and outdoor lighting systems for a wide range of applications. Jeff also lived in the USA and worked for an international manufacturer where he holds three US patents for life-safety products he co-invented with the engineering team. In 2004 he joined The Medgar Lighting Group as Lighting Application Specialist where he uses AGi32 lighting analysis software to design, study, and confirm lighting system performance. Jeff is an authorized trainer specially selected and certified by Lighting Analysts to provide a broad overview of AGi32 to users from all avenues of the industry. In 2009 Jeff achieved LC status from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professionals (NCQLP).

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 230 | Cell: 519-373-6159 | Email: jburns@medgarlci.com

Sales


Scott McGregor, LC

Specification Sales Representative - East

Scott began his lighting career in 2002 as a specification sales representative in Southwestern Ontario. He then joined The Medgar Lighting Group in 2004 where he was responsible for specification sales, lighting design support, as well as looking after electrical contractors and the wholesale business. In 2009, Scott founded his own lighting agency LCI (Luminous Concepts Inc.) and is now a specification sales representative with Medgar Lighting & Controls Inc. He believes that great service, strong knowledge and a passion for what you do are the keys to success. Scott achieved his LC designation from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professional in 2009.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 223 | Cell: 519-500-7120 | Email: smcgregor@medgarlci.com

Ric Coughlan

Distribution Sales Representative - Burlington/Niagara Area

Ric has a wealth of experience with over 40+ years in the lighting industry. He began his career in the Maritimes with GE Lighting Canada where he was a sales representative for lamps, ballasts, and fixtures. He transferred to Ontario and became the technical sales specialist for Ontario. His next move was to Guillevin, where he became their Lighting Specialist for 14 years. Ric joined medgar as Sales representative where he helped to launch our partnership with Eaton lighting.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 225 | Cell: 289-259-5606 | Email: rcoughlan@medgarlci.com

Michel Gagnon

Specification Sales Representative - West

With over 35 years of experience in lighting, from actual fixture design and manufacture to final installation and commissioning, you would correctly guess that Michel has a passion for lighting and its applications. Exposure to design, specification, site co-ordination and installation began in Montreal working for consulting engineering firms such as SNC and BBL then moving on to architectural, interior, and landscape lighting design with clients such as Architects Arcop and Design Consultants Gervais Harding. The move from Quebec to Ontario allowed for another level of experience, that of the manufacturer. As National Sales Manager for Cooper Lighting, the world of fixture manufacturing, marketing, sales and distribution was opened. Michel is based in London to cover the specification/design market of SW Ontario.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 224 | Cell: 519-200-4473 | Email: mgagnon@medgarlci.com

Dave Granger

Distribution Sales Representative - London/Windsor Area

Dave is a Master Electrician by trade with fourteen years' experience covering project estimation, electrical/lighting design build projects, working with energy saving systems, acting as a project foreman and working extensively with industrial and lighting controls. Dave also has ten years' experience working in the London wholesale distribution market working closely with both the industrial and electrical contractor markets. Over the past six years Dave has worked on the manufacturing side as a sales representative for both a controls company and a lamp and ballast manufacturer and is extremely knowledgeable regarding Ontario's energy rebate programs. His well-rounded knowledge of the electrical industry, coupled with his enthusiasm and work ethic makes for an excellent addition to the Medgar team.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 226 | Cell: 519-670-2775 | Email: dgranger@medgarlci.com

Mathew Taube

Sales Representative - Residential

After graduating from Conestoga College's business program, he entered the sales force as the Canadian Accounts Manager for a company in the custom fastener industry. His hardworking philosophy with high-end products along with his modern, fresh approach will make the technical part of lighting and controls an easy experience for the customers on our residential side.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 227 | Cell: 226-208-1222 | Email: mtaube@medgarlci.com

Neil McNair

Distribution Sales Representative - Kitchener/Waterloo Area

Neil McNair is a whole sale distribution expert with strong relationships and ample knowledge of the lighting industry. Neil joins medgar with forty-years of experience in the electrical industry starting in the electric wholesale distributor field and eventually the lighting agency side. Neil’s journey in the lighting field has seen him in various roles including quotations manager, project coordinator and outside sales representative. With his well-rounded and knowledgeable experience of the SW Ontario lighting market, Medgar is excited to welcome Neil to the Team.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 229 | Cell: 519-573-3002 | Email: nmcnair@medgarlci.com

Technical Services


Brandon Bernier

Technical Sales Representative

Brandon joined Medgar Lighting & Controls Inc. as a recent graduate from the Electrical Engineering Technology Control program at Mohawk College. Throughout his studies, Brandon worked in the electrical field as a Junior Electrical Estimator for a local electrical contractor, assisting in the bidding process for projects throughout the GTA. He has also worked for an electronics manufacturer, as a Failure Analysis and Pre-Commissioning Technician, trouble-shooting electronic broadcast equipment, and preparing the equipment for customers. Before studying at Mohawk College, Brandon received a degree in Economics from the University of Guelph, and worked as a Staff Accountant at BDO Canada.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 204 | Email: bbernier@medgarlci.com

Quotations


Rob O'Brien

Quotations

Rob joined us from Philips Canlyte in June 2010. He brings 10+ years pricing experience in the Electrical Industry with the last four years focused on managing larger projects and gross margin levels Canada wide. As well Rob has extensive knowledge in Solid State Lighting and their controls. He is responsible for day-to-day pricing and project quotations.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 211 | Fax: 905-681-1959 | Email: robrien@medgarlci.com

Connie Bradfield

Quotations

Connie joins Medgar Lighting & Controls Inc. after working in the electrical industry as a licensed electrician and most recently as a Project Manager for a local electrical contractor. Her jobsite experience in the commercial sector brings a unique perspective in lighting and device applications. Connie is responsible for day-to-day pricing and project quotations.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 212 | Email: cbradfield@medgarlci.com

Wes Salmon

Quotations

Wes brings over ten years of electrical sales experience to the Medgar team. After starting in the warehouse of a large wholesaler, Wes quickly moved into a sales position. Here he was responsible for servicing the industrial electrical sector covering the entire spectrum of inside sales and customer service. Wes is responsible for day-to-day pricing and small project quotations. When not at work, Wes is a proud member of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's), a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces based at John W. Foote VC Armoury in Hamilton.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 213 | Email: wsalmon@medgarlci.com

Customer Service


Vicky Weatherbee

Customer Service Manager

Vicky comes to Medgar with over 30 years of experience in administration. She began her career at Mills Lighthouse in Hamilton and has developed skills from both the wholesale and agent level giving her customers a well-rounded understanding of the challenges faced in our industry. Vicki's organizational background make her a key asset to our project administration team. Her responsibilities include order entry and management, overseeing the approval drawing process, coordinating change notices and ensuring the delivery of all project materials thus acting as a true liaison between our manufacturing partners and our customers.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 201 | Email: vweatherbee@medgarlci.com

Jaclyn Weatherbee

Project Coordinator

Jaclyn joins Medgar Lighting & Controls Inc. with over 6 years of customer service experience. As a McMaster University graduate she has honed her skills in information management, organization and time management. Jaclyn utilizes a valued sense of urgency to meet the needs of the customer service department at Medgar LCi.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 202 | Email: jweatherbee@medgarlci.com

Bardha Pllana

Project Coordinator

Bardha joined Medgar Lighting & Controls Inc. after moving to Ontario last October from Alberta, bringing enthusiasm, passion for the people, and her exceptional customer service skills to our team.

Bardha, previously worked as a Project Coordinator at Prolux Lighting in Edmonton, Alberta, where she has gained direct industry knowledge, overseeing projects from start to finish, coordinating between customers, manufacturers, and contractors. Bardha's smile, sense of humor, and genuine care for others will support her in bringing outstanding customer experiences to all of our clients. She is very excited to be part of our team.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 203 | Email: bpllana@medgarlci.com

Carley Haughey

Marketing & Project Coordinator

Carley is Medgar's Marketing and Project Coordinator. She is responsible for Medgar's growing social and online presence while also assisting in project and stock order processing. Carley graduated from the University of Guelph with a degree in Marketing Management and from Humber College with a post-graduate certificate in PR. Carley previously worked as a Communications Intern at TSN.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 205 | Email: chaughey@medgarlci.com

Administration


Tracey Heath-Jones

Accounting

Tracey came to Canada from England in 1989 and is a qualified physiotherapist as well as accounts specialist. Apart from keeping the team fit, healthy and free from aches and pains, Tracey also takes care of all accounts (payables and receivables) for Medgar LCi.

Phone: 905-312-1213 ext. 200 | Email: theathjones@medgarlci.com