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Spotlight On Talent

Third Quarter – 2019


About Mary Lindenmuth

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Mary Lindenmuth is the Recruiting Director for Engineering, Operations & Design with The Pompeo Group, joining in 2008. Mary is a two-time Account Executive of the Year winner with The Pompeo Group, as well as a multiple AE of the Year winner with Search West prior to joining The Pompeo Group. Mary excels in recruiting upper and middle management LED and lighting professionals in the engineering, design, manufacturing and finance disciplines.


About the Candidates

President / VP / Director / GM

Leader with proven track record of P&L aptitude, spirit of servant leadership style, and ability to lead effective change management towards solid results.  Work record indicates several successful turnaround efforts within the lighting industry.  Strong skills in the creation, execution, and leadership of strategy that ties out to the goals of the organization with clear communications to ensure all are aware of their roles and accountability to the intended results.  Possess 9 patents in lighting.


VP/Senior Director NPI, Operations, Innovation

Management leader with extensive experience in new product development and lean manufacturing. Built high-performance technical organizations. New product designs achieved 3X, 5X and 9X sales growth in 3 years in start-up mode. Adept at directing teams of multi-disciplinary engineers. Advisor to C-suite on advanced technology. Liaison with academia for open innovation. IP expert. Competencies: Strategic Decision-Making ▪ Cross-Functional Teams ▪ Global Projects ▪ Contract Manufacturing▪ LED Lighting▪ UV-Visible-IR light sources


Engineering Director / Chief Technologist / Operations

Specialist in startup and early growth organizations. A part of two different R&D departments with growth of annual sales from $25M to >$100M. Highly technical R&D leader with 25 years consumer electronics, power supply and LED lighting design experience. Degreed EE Designer with deep knowledge on all aspects of fixture design. Developed successful NPI processes.

Current R&D to sales ratio at 4.5%. Manufacturing experience developing contract manufacturing and suppliers in Asia pacific.


Director of Engineering

Driven, focused, and hard-working Strategic Leader with 20+ years of experience and a proven ability to lead others and oversee daily operations within fast-paced environments. Experienced in overseeing large-scale technical projects, implementing comprehensive operational strategies, coordinating system design enhancements, and leading the design engineering lifecycle. Highly adept in reviewing and troubleshooting technical issues in addition to maintaining strong communication with co-workers, vendors, clients, and members of management.


About The Pompeo Group


The Pompeo Group was founded in 2003 with a mission of positively impacting companies and enhancing careers. It is this mission coupled with our approach that has vaulted us to becoming the most recognized lighting, electrical, IoT and controls search firm in the country. The Pompeo Group has a combined 60+ years of executive recruiting. Our Specialization by industry and function; Flexibility to customize our process, relationship and terms; Array of Services for total recruitment and consulting solutions and Track Record of success has helped our clients gain a competitive advantage and our candidates advance their careers.


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"Our company's rapid growth requires finding and hiring the 'best of the best' talent in the industry. I knew there was only one place to turn---The Pompeo Group.  If I could have, I would have hired every candidate they presented."

Jay Goodman