Our talented lighting and design experts use light as their paintbrush. Each solution is customized to meet the needs of our customers. We carefully integrate state-of-the art technology with innovative design to ensure excellence and consistent performance over the lifetime of the system. Our products are both beautiful – and built to last. Whether it’s harsh environmental conditions or evolving design trends, our solutions are always one step ahead. Whatever your needs may be – living, working, or transit – we enhance the user experience in every way possible.
Dedicated engineers blend craftsmanship and science to create next-generation lighting.
American-made products that are backed by exceptional customer support.
Customized, sophisticated lighting designed for any space or environment.
Over 30 years ago, Apogee Lighting was founded on the revolutionary belief that light and art are one and the same. The founders invested deeply in R&D and innovative technologies, giving our engineer and design teams the freedom to create next-generation lighting concepts that are functional, beautiful, installation-friendly, and energy conscious. Today we continue to push the boundaries, and influence the lighting industry, with a variety of solutions for commercial, industrial and residential buildings that allow customers to enjoy spectacular lighting features without sacrificing quality.
MICHAEL BOYD, Chief Executive Officer
Michael brings 15 years experience in electrical infrastructure installation and mechanical development. Michael was responsible for spearheading several multimillion dollar projects at any given time during his days at Five Star Electric. Michael has an astute mind for meeting designers and installers’ needs without compromising manufacturability.
With over 100 design build projects under his belt, he is the driving force behind Apogee’s ability to meet customer expectations and deliver on time.
FRANK ZARCONE, Vice President of Technology
Frank brings 16 years of experience in the LED space, holding various positions in sales, marketing and development. Having worked for industry leaders Seoul Semiconductor and Toyota, he has extensive experience in component, module and fixture design.
Frank has 4 granted patents and 4 patents pending for inventions ranging from UVC sanitizing fixtures to Power over Ethernet lighting. His focus is making LED implementation easy on the end user.
IAN BRESS, Chief Financial Officer
Ian is a finance professional with over 30 years’ experience in M&A, debt structuring and equity financings.
Prior to joining Apogee, Ian was formerly the Chief Financial Officer for Net@Work the NYC based technology consulting leader in the middle market ERP software market and the largest Sage USA reseller in North America. Ian is a CPA and senior financial executive that has seeded a successful healthcare technology company (Electronic Health Record Company), and has led growth in his role as CFO for private equity backed service companies and rapid growth technology companies.
RICHARD NICOLAI, Member of the Board
With over 50 years experience in the electrical manufacturing industry, Richard has created a niche in the architectural and infrastructure lighting space.
Richard pioneered LED lighting in the transit sector, with industry-leading efficiency and optical platforms that made Apogee Lighting the leader in transit lighting. His experience in the design build arena has laid the foundation for Apogee Lighting and their mission of delivering high-efficiency, customized architectural products.