Management Team

JEFF BARNHART

INDUSTRY ADVISOR, NAILD

JEFF BARNHART

INDUSTRY ADVISOR, NAILD

Jeff Barnhart has over 35 years of experience in the lighting industry and played a pivotal role in the integration of marketing and sales through three company mergers at Philips Lighting and the launch of one of the first energy-efficient, environmentally beneficial lighting products in the U.S. market. He has created brands, launched companies, created new programs and introduced new products for a variety of companies from Fortune 100 to startups. He was instrumental in introducing the EPA Green Lights program, the first voluntary government program that advocated using new lighting technologies to reduce electricity demand – the precursor to the current Energy Star program.

Anna Cifelli

Anna Cifelli

ASSOCIATION MANAGER

Anna Cifelli

Anna Cifelli

ASSOCIATION MANAGER

Anna provides strategic, managerial and administrative expertise to NAILD including event management and speaker development. She is responsible for overall association management, working closely with the president and board of directors to ensure that the Association is managed smoothly. She supervises day-to-day administration, handles membership activity, oversees association marketing, plans and manages the Annual Conference, attends trade shows, creates budgets and performs numerous other management tasks.

CHRISTIAN AMATO

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

CHRISTIAN AMATO

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Christian plays an instrumental role as the chief financial officer at NAILD. Christian brings more than 20 years of experience in various financial roles across a diverse spectrum of industries. Prior to NAILD, he served as the vice president of finance for Origio in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, and as the chief financial officer for Brite Star Manufacturing Company in Philadelphia.

Lynn McCullough

Lynn McCullough

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Lynn McCullough

Lynn McCullough

EVENT MANAGEMENT

With more than 20 years of association management experience under her belt, Lynn serves as event manager overseeing all meeting planning functions for NAILD. Lynn’s unrelenting passion to initiate innovative ways to strengthen, evolve, and surpass event management expectations yields unsurmountable results.

Michele Giovine

Association Coordinator

Michele Giovine

Association Coordinator

Michele handles all Association administrative activities including membership recruitment, assisting with member inquiries, member database management as well as the LS accreditation program and event registrations.

Greta Cuyler

Greta Cuyler

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Greta Cuyler

Greta Cuyler

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Greta is a skilled writer and editor who executes NAILD’s public relations campaigns to drive website traffic, build engagement and garner media placements. She thrives on creating authentic connections and cultivating engagement between the Association and its target audience.

Jennifer Kohlhepp

Jennifer Kohlhepp

MANAGING EDITOR, TODAY’S LIGHTING DISTRIBUTOR

Jennifer Kohlhepp

Jennifer Kohlhepp

MANAGING EDITOR, TODAY’S LIGHTING DISTRIBUTOR

Jennifer develops story ideas, writes articles, devises headlines, edits and manages the day-to-day operations for Today’s Lighting Distributor.

Jude Martin-Cianfano

Jude Martin-Cianfano

ADVERTISING DIRECTOR, TODAY’S LIGHTING DISTRIBUTOR

Jude Martin-Cianfano

Jude Martin-Cianfano

ADVERTISING DIRECTOR, TODAY’S LIGHTING DISTRIBUTOR

Jude is passionate about making connections and finding solutions and is responsible for advertising sales and direction for Today’s Lighting Distributor and A Light Read.

Ken Hitchner

Ken Hitchner

MANAGING DIRECTOR, TODAY’S LIGHTING DISTRIBUTOR

Ken Hitchner

Ken Hitchner

MANAGING DIRECTOR, TODAY’S LIGHTING DISTRIBUTOR

Ken provides strategic direction for Today’s Lighting Distributor. Working in tandem with Jennifer Kohlhepp, he helps to develop story lines and create growth for the publication. Ken is a strategic communications professional who protects and promotes the Association.

Kelsey Brooks

Kelsey Brooks

MARKETING MANAGER, NAILD

Kelsey Brooks

Kelsey Brooks

MARKETING MANAGER, NAILD

Kelsey supports NAILD identifying new initiatives that contributes to the overall NAILD brand strategy, and promotional products as well as day to day marketing management.

Angel McAndrew

Angel McAndrew

BOOKKEEPER

Angel McAndrew

Angel McAndrew

BOOKKEEPER

Angel maintains NAILD’s general ledger, prepares financial reports, reconciles bank accounts and records cash receipts and cash disbursements.