Who We Are
Neel Lighting & Controls is a manufacturer’s representative serving ten counties in central California. With a combined staff experience of over 75 years, we are able to offer our customers a unique level of hands-on service and bring a complete array of products to the markets we serve. Neel Lighting & Controls has its administrative offices in Santa Paula with a field office in Fresno.
Meet the Team
David is the owner of Neel Lighting and Controls and calls on specifiers, distributors and contractors along the coast as well as the valley. David specializes in design/build, specification, high end residential and architectural/residential controls projects and has been a manufacturer's representative since 1986. Before returning to his native California in 1995, he worked for firms in Arizona, Mississippi and Oklahoma. He is an affiliate member of AIA chapters in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Bakersfield and is the 2015 president of the local Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) chapter. David is married and the father of two boys.Email David
Ian was born, raised and educated in England. He is our outside salesman for Ventura, Santa Barbara (North), and San Luis Obispo Counties. Ian’s lighting industry experience goes back to 1994, and encompasses tenure with a high-end architectural lighting manufacturer, an electrical contractor, and lighting manufacturers’ representatives.
Being familiar with all aspects of residential, commercial and architectural lighting, he can help you with layouts and design/build projects. Ian’s experience in project quotations, and an in-depth familiarity with many manufacturer’s lighting lines make him a valuable asset to us and to our customers.
Courtney JamesQuotations Manager
Courtney has been with Neel Lighting & Controls since 2007, starting off in customer service before taking over our quotations department in 2009. Since then, she has gained valuable knowledge in crossovers, takeoffs and preparing quotes for our customers. She is an Ojai native but currently resides in Ventura. When not at work, Courtney enjoys spending time with her family and her son.Email Courtney
Linda ClementsProject Manager
Linda has been with Neel Lighting and Controls since 2005. She performs customer service duties, commission reconciliation and project management.
Linda has been in the industry since 1992, starting at BEGA where her duties included customer service, production scheduling and accounts receivable. Linda has also worked in distribution and private consultation. Her wide range of experience is an asset to us and to our customers.