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About Alissa Carlos-Doucette

Alissa’s love for lighting was spawned by her early studies in interior design. While a student, she worked in a small lighting showroom in Walnut Creek. After spending the next 25 years in the lighting industry, her passion for lighting and design has not waned. In 2005, Alissa became a Certified Lighting Consultant (CLC) professional with the American Lighting Association and has worked in all facets of lighting.

We were fortunate to add Alissa to the Lighting Systems team in 2017 as part of the Project Quotations team. Today, as the Technical Support Manager, Alissa works closely with the sales team to provide clients with specification assistance, quotations, technical support, and exceptional customer service.

A Bay area native, Alissa spent many a weekend with her brother and father in Golden Gate Park, visiting the Academy of Sciences, hanging out at the Marin Headlands, and watching sport bikes race at Sears Point.

In her free time, Alissa enjoys spending time with her dog, Cali, and family. Her hobbies include driving & modifying her Camaro, travel, music, and Dharma studies.

Alissa Carlos-Doucette
Technical Support Department Manger

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About Brian Franco

Brian Franco has worked in the lighting industry for over 16 years. In 2005, after graduating from Penn State with a degree in Architectural Engineering (lighting/ electrical option), he began his career as a lighting designer in San Francisco. In his role on the Applications and Technical Support Team, Brian now dedicates his time to supporting Lighting Systems’ sales team by providing customers with design and specification assistance, lighting calculations and technical support. Brian has his LEED AP BD+C credential and is also a Lighting Certified (LC) professional.

As a child Brian and his family moved around a lot, including stops in Budapest, Hungary and Rochester, NY but he has always called the greater Philadelphia area home and still makes frequent visits there to see family. Between his younger brother and sister, Brian now has an additional three nieces and a nephew to visit on his trips.

Brian was recently married on the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe to Brooke, his partner of 5-years. His passions are music, hiking, backpacking, camping, biking, and snowboarding.

Brian Franco
Applications/Technical Support