Stephan Schmitt

stephan.schmitt@simplyleds.com Stephan has been with SimplyLEDs since its garage beginnings and fondly remembers the company’s first project, when the then-tiny team pulled an all-nighter to retrofit lights at the local YMCA. He has kept up that can-do spirit through our company’s growth and expansion, leading a diverse team dedicated to reaching their collective potential. As…

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Bob Deely

bob.deely@simplyleds.com Bob, our founder, set out to build a great company from a humble garage, just like his heroes Dave Hewlett and Bill Packard. SimplyLEDs might not be at HP levels yet, but thanks to Bob’s foresight and vision, we’re definitely on the right track. As the standard setter for SimplyLEDs, Bob was key in…

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Ormond Rankin

ormond.rankin@simplyleds.com As our controller, Ormond approaches opportunities with the strategy of a general in the field. His big win so far has been providing long-term information so the management team can make smarter decisions, both now and down the road. “We all know that with each of us contributing at a high level, and caring…

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George Taylor

george.taylor@simplyleds.com George was trying to settle into retirement when we lured him to SimplyLEDs to serve as our chief operating officer. To be honest, it wasn’t hard to get George to make the move — the challenge of growing a start-up company that would provide U.S. manufacturing jobs was too great for him to pass…

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Mike VanKirk

mike.vankirk@simplyleds.com Mike loves lighting. As our manufacturing and procurement engineer, he was instrumental in revamping the production area and process so we could produce our incredibly popular FLD-RS line more efficiently. The day-to-day challenges at SimplyLEDs keep him going, but so does the culture, which he says gives a sense of meaningful teamwork. So, what…

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Charlie Wilkerson

charlie.wilkerson@simplyleds.com Charlie’s official job title is “Problem Solver.” How do you get a cool title like that? You ask the management team for a job, prove that you can fix or build just about anything, then stay as the company graduates from a garage to a factory — where you can fix and build even…

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Todd Hubbard

todd.hubbard@simplyleds.com 208.869.1331 Todd likes a challenge. When we told him he’d be competing for jobs against big-name, global brands as our vice president of marketing and business development, it was game on. He was instrumental in taking our flagship highbay light, the CLG, and converting it to the RDW, our first-generation area light — a…

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Hannah Hubbard

hannah.hubbard@simplyleds.com It took a bit of convincing to get this nature lover to leave her outdoor-based job and embrace office life, but as she says, it’s been a win. Maybe that’s because we keep her on her toes! Hannah provides lighting layouts for customers across the country and moonlights as a marketing assistant. This multi-talented…

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Toby Davis

toby.davis@simplyleds.com Toby came to SimplyLEDs for one job — but he’s so great at everything he does that we keep offering him more duties! He’s an efficiency wizard who led the charge on paperless work orders, job travelers, and system-automated label creation. If you’ve ever had to file a warranty claim or worked with our…

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Ernest Ndaisaba

Ernest is a team player multiple times over. As production lead, he keeps the plates spinning in three different departments with separate product lines. How does he pull it off? We chalk it up to his positive attitude and commitment to his coworkers. Community is “the people we lean on when times are tough,” he…

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