Serving Central and Western Virginia

About Us

Old Dominion Lighting Associates provides innovative lighting solutions to the design community, commercial and industrial markets and lighting showrooms. We offer a broad portfolio of interior and exterior commercial lighting, as well as lighting controls and residential brands that lead the industry in LED technology, design trends and quality products.

Our agency offers extensive product knowledge, in-house design services and exceptional project management from the conception of a project through to its completion. We have served Virginia since 1991 and will continue providing the high standard of product and service that our customers have come to expect.

Meet Our Team

Bruce Kersey

Bruce is a principal and founding partner of Old Dominion. He is a graduate of Murray State University, a past president of the Electric League of Richmond, and has worked in the electrical industry for over 40 years. Bruce primarily works with electrical distributors coordinating project quotations and with electrical contractors on design/build and negotiated jobs. bkersey@odlac.com

Michael Kersey

Michael is a principal and joined Old Dominion in 2008. He is a 2002 graduate of Virginia Tech and was previously employed by Suntrust Bank in Richmond, VA. His responsibilities include job quotes and project management for the Central territory and calling on contractors and distributors in the Central territory. mkersey@odlac.com

Jeff Cooper

Jeff joined Old Dominion Lighting Associates in 2014 and has over 17 years of experience in the lighting industry. He handles quotations and project management as well as outside sales, calling on distributors and contractors for the Western territory. jcooper@odlac.com

Eric Lyons

Eric is responsible for specifications in the Central and Western territories of Virginia. He was a specifier for over 9 years in Roanoke before moving to Richmond in 1998 to become a lighting representative. He has been an active member of the IES since 1985 and has served as Virginia Chapter President for two years and Virginia Chapter Secretary for two years prior to that. He joined Old Dominion Lighting in 2005.
elyons@odlac.com

Karen Engel

Karen provides lighting education, product training, sales and customer service to residential and showroom accounts across the state of Virginia.  She became a rep over 11 years ago after 15 years of showroom consultation & management, selections coordination for a prominent builder in Williamsburg VA, as well as 3 years of experience as an independent lighting designer.  She holds a “CLC” which is the highest certification awarded by the American Lighting Association.  Karen has been with Old Dominion Lighting Associates since 2014.  kengel@odlac.com

Larry Gagnon

Larry joined Old Dominion Lighting Associates in April 2017.  Larry has 9 years of sales, quotations, project management and lighting design experience in the lighting and electrical industry.  Larry is an outside salesman for the western territory of Virginia helping distributors, contractors and customers meet their lighting needs. lgagnon@odlac.com

Jennifer Jenkins

Jennifer is the Office Manager and oversees Customer Service. She also supports inside sales for all Residential and Showroom accounts. As always, she strives to ensure that Old Dominion provides the highest level of service to all of customers. She has been with Old Dominion since 1999. jjenkins@odlac.com

Kathryn Tollison

Kathryn is a Customer Service Specialist offering support to the Electrical Distributors in our Central and West territories. Some of her responsibilities include order entry, order changes, Field Service/RGA requests and non-job related quotes. She is enthusiastic to assist you in any of those areas and ensures prompt communication. She has 7 years of previous experience in the lighting industry and joined Old Dominion in April 2011.

Mackenzie Daube

Mackenzie is a graduate of The Art Institute in Tampa, FL and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. She joined Old Dominion Lighting in 2015.  In addition to calling on specifiers, she handles all in house lighting layouts, submittals and assists with project management.  mdaube@odlac.com

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