C & O welcomes new team members

Bill Gray: Bill has been in the lighting industry for over 40 years. For the past 20 years Bill held the position of Central Regional and National Sales Manager for H.E. Williams Inc. Bill has an extensive background of working with distributors, contractors, architects, and engineers. Bill and his wife Kathleen reside in Parkville MO. They have 6 grown children and 9 grandkids.

James Rodenberg:   James brings his technical background along with communication and problem solving skills to C&O to help service specifiers and end users. James was born in Columbia, MO and raised in Kansas City as the oldest of 4 boys. He was brought up as a huge KC and Mizzou sports fan. He graduated from Blue Springs South then Mizzou with a degree in engineering. James met his wife, Carrie-Lynn, at Mizzou and they’ve been married for 5 years and just bought their first house together in Overland Park, KS.

Cindy Sollars: Cindy recently retired from Philips Lighting Company after 29 years as a Senior Account Manager.  Cindy has Lighting Certification from National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP). Cindy is a member of IESNA.  Cindy graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a BS in Education. Cindy is known for sharing her “Knowledge is Power” method to find the right lighting solution for her accounts.  Cindy values relationships and feels that sales is about taking care of people.  Cindy and her husband Allen reside outside of Adrian, Mo.

James Rodenberg joins the C & O Electric Sales Team!!

We are excited to announce that we have expanded our outside sales team to better support our customers. James was born in Columbia, MO and raised in Kansas City as the oldest of 4 boys. He was brought up as a huge KC and Mizzou sports fan. He graduated from Blue Springs South then Mizzou with a degree in engineering. James met his wife, Carrie-Lynn, at Mizzou and they’ve been married for 5 years and just bought their first house together in Overland Park, KS. James will bring his technical background along with communication and problem solving skills to C&O and its customers.