Tom Thomsen has over 20 years of experience in the lighting industry. He began his career with Osram Sylvania in the Commercial/Industrial Division calling on Chicago area distributors and national account end users to promote Osram Sylvania’s lamp and ballast technology.
He went on to work for Phoenix Products Company, a Milwaukee based manufacturer of heavy duty industrial, marine, mining and architectural lighting fixtures. He served Phoenix Products as their Vice President of Sales & Marketing, working to build and grow Phoenix’s rep and distribution channels in North America, Europe and Asia.
He was involved in Phoenix’s early business efforts in China and has extensive experience conducting business in China and many other countries throughout Asia. He also headed Phoenix Products’ marketing and customer service/quotation departments. After Phoenix Products, he then worked for various lighting manufacturers in a regional sales consultant role.
Tom's territory includes: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.