IRWINDALE, CA — California Lighting Sales (CLS) is very pleased to announce the appointment of David Klevens to the position of Agency Principal, effective immediately. Over the past 17 years, Dave has established a respected reputation based on his award-winning design skills and unmatched technical expertise. Widely recognized as an innovator, CLS’s manufacturers and customers have benefitted tremendously from his nearly two decades of insight and work ethic.
“Dave Klevens is an invaluable asset and extremely accomplished lighting professional, we’re thrilled to have him join our company leadership,” said Marcus Cone, Principal of CLS. “Further, Dave’s expertise in the specification side of our business will strengthen our presence in the design community.” Roger David, Principal of CLS added “We’re excited to see Dave transition to his new role and bring a fresh outlook and new perspective to the company. “
“I’m looking forward to working with my colleagues, manufacturers, and clients in my new role as Agency Principal. In addition to serving my existing customers, I’m very focused on elevating our Specification team and bringing on fresh talent,” said David Klevens, Principal of CLS.
As Agency Principal, Dave will focus on: Continuing to serve his present customer base; Assume overall responsibility for the CLS Specification team in areas including professional development and talent acquisition; Take a leadership role in strengthening our manufacturer relations and market outreach.
Dave earned a Masters of Fine Arts from UCSD and has prior experience working for prominent industry firms such as Lighting Design Alliance and Walt Disney Imagineering. In addition to lighting & controls, his passions include playing baseball, watching Dodgers and Lakers games and going camping with his wife and twin sons.
“We are extremely proud of the fact that Dave now represents the 4th generation of ownership in CLS’ 53 year history. Please join us in celebrating Dave’s transition to the next challenging phase of his professional career. We are very confident he will help California Lighting Sales, our customers, and our manufacturers achieve a bright and promising future,” said Marcus Cone.
For more information, please visit: www.californialightingsales.com.