Lighting Science Group hires prominent industry sales executive Travis Jones

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Satellite Beach, Florida – Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG), a leading American maker of LED-based lighting, has hired Travis Jones as vice president of national accounts. Jones will play an integral role in the management of existing national accounts, and the pursuit of new accounts. He will report to John Bono, Lighting Science Group’s vice president for strategic accounts.

Prior to joining Lighting Science Group, Jones worked for Cooper Lighting where he was most recently the business development manager for national accounts. Prior to his work at Cooper Lighting, he worked for NESCO as their director of national account sales. Jones also worked for 6 years at Acuity Brands as vice president of sales and marketing in the Austin Division and was responsible for a 52-person staff that managed 4 brands and 3 sales channels, achieving record sales and profits growth.

“Lighting Science Group has seen rapid sales growth over the past year. I’m confident that Travis’ tremendous knowledge and experience in the lighting industry sales and marketing arena will have an immediate and positive impact on our business,” said Ted Russ, chief business development officer of Lighting Science Group.

Jones, his wife Carmen and their 3 children reside in Austin, Texas. He serves on the Board of Directors for Lakehills Church in Cedar Park, Texas. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Lakeland College Alumni Association in Sheboygan, Wisconsin where he earned his B.A. in Philosophy and Business Administration.

About Lighting Science

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: 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 400 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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