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 past president of the local Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) chapter. David is also a board member of the 'Murphy Classic Car Foundation', a 501c3 non-profit, as well as a board member of 'Visit Oxnard', an organization which promotes meetings, group travel, and tourism in the greater Oxnard area. David is married and has two boys and enjoys outdoor recreation and playing with classic cars.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.
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.
Paul Rivera joined our team in early 2015. Born and raised in Santa Paula, he has a degree in business management from California State University Los Angeles. Paul will be working with electrical contractors and distributors and helping them with their lighting and lighting control projects. Paul is very hands on, enjoys working with people and enjoys the technical side of the business. When not at work, Paul enjoys hiking, fishing and racing cars.