SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG), a leading American maker of LED-based lighting, has hired Greg Mattison as director of rebate programs. Mattison will play a key role in working with energy utilities to foster the development of an increased number of LED rebate programs nationwide. He reports to Ted Russ, Lighting Science Group's chief business development officer.
Prior to joining Lighting Science Group, Mattison worked for 28 years at Facility Solutions Group, one of the nation's largest single-source providers of lighting and electrical products, electrical services, electrical construction, energy management solutions, and signage. He has been involved in education for the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) for many years and chaired the education committee for 5 years and the Building Owners and Managers Association education committee. He has been a local and regional judge for IES sponsored competitions. Greg has taught the ED50, ED100, and the ED150 courses for the IES.
"Lighting Science Group has some of the most advanced, affordable and efficient LED lighting products in the world and utility rebate programs will help drive down the cost to end users of these products and speed up market adoption—a winning energy solution for consumers, businesses and the Nation. Greg will be instrumental in helping the Company make this happen," said Ted Russ, chief business development officer of Lighting Science Group.
Mattison, his wife Jewel and their two children reside in Round Rock, Texas. He graduated from Aakers College, with a degree in accounting and then attended Southwest Texas State for computer science and marketing.
About Lighting Science
Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) designs, develops, manufactures and markets LED lighting solutions that are environmentally friendlier and more energy efficient than traditional lighting products. Lighting Science Group offers retrofit LED lamps in form factors that match the form factor of traditional lamps or bulbs and LED luminaires for a range of applications including public and private infrastructure for both indoor and outdoor applications. Lighting Science Group Design Works business unit designs, develops and manufactures custom LED lighting solutions for architectural and artistic projects. Lighting Science Group is headquartered in Satellite Beach, Florida; the Company's European operations are based in Goes, The Netherlands; and, the Company has a sales office in Sydney, Australia. Lighting Science Group has over 450 workers in its Satellite Beach, Florida manufacturing facility that build lighting products from domestic and imported parts. Lighting Science Group is a Pegasus Capital Advisors portfolio company. More information about Lighting Science Group is available at www.lsgc.com.
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