About Us

IES Mission Statement

The IES seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into actions that benefit the public.

IES Vision Statement

The IES will build upon a century of excellence to create the premier lighting community dedicated to promoting the art and science of quality lighting to its members, allied professional organizations, and the public.

We are a non-profit technical society whose purpose is to advance lighting knowledge and disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.

The Atlanta Section is comprised of engineers, lighting designers, manufacturers, architects, contractors, distributors, and others with a passion for lighting.

This section holds monthly educational meetings to discuss the latest in lighting and industry trends.

Board of Directors 2018-2019


  • President: Kevin Matthews, Signify
  • Vice President: Dani Senne, Acuity Brands Lighting
  • Secretary: Gray Sessoms, Troy/CSL Lighting
  • Treasurer: Melanie Miklowski, Ardd & Winter, Inc.
  • Webmaster: Mark C. Fazio, Hera Lighting
  • Board of Managers:
    Slade Holladay, Greenberg Farrow
    Randy Parrish, Smart Lighting Solutions
    Morris Gosa, Thompson Ehle Company
    Jason Hong, Eaton Lighting
    Jeff Chambers, Indoff Energy Solutions
    Dylan James, Smart Lighting Solutions
    Addoul Simpore, CRB
    Jeff Black, Acuity Brands Lighting