A Passionate Team

Meet the staff at CAST Lighting. Professionally driven individuals with a passion for durable outdoor lighting.


David Beausoleil

David is the founder and driving force behind CAST Lighting. In addition to his experience working "hands-on" with Landscape Contractors and Lighting Design Professionals, David is a passionate and motivational teacher. Through his Landscape Lighting Course at Rutgers University and CAST seminars, David has trained thousands of contractors and helped them launch successful outdoor lighting businesses.

Jim Hespe

Jim has more than 20 years of experience in wholesale green industry distribution including landscape lighting. His business and hands-on experience ensure that our customers receive highly professional and effective support. In this role, Jim also acts to make sure that production, shipping, sales, and marketing are fully integrated and aligned with CAST Lighting's vision.

Mark Harabedian

Mark brings a wealth of experience and leadership to his role as Vice President of Special Projects at CAST Lighting. With a diverse background spanning public accounting, publishing, electronic data, and distribution, Mark is a seasoned professional adept at navigating complex business landscapes.

Mark's expertise encompasses various facets of business operations, including finance, sales, human resources, and restructuring. Throughout his career, he has dem...

Mike Delpha

You may never talk to Mike, but he's the one making sure your orders are packed and loaded, ready to roll. Mike is an intense high-energy person directing a dedicated warehouse team. If it's at all humanly possible, Mike will get your order out the same day it's received.

Customer Service

Kimberly Crisci
Customer Service

Kimberly previously worked for CAST Lighting for 4 years and returned in 2014 as our Customer Service Specialist and acts as the liaison between our customers, sales people, and our warehouse to assure orders and requests are handled promptly and seamlessly. Kimberly strives to build trust and strong long term relationships with all CAST Lighting customers. 

Landscape Lighting Sales

Jeff Hesser
Landscape — Mid-Atlantic, Includes NY (Long Island only), NJ, PA, MD, DE, VA, D.C., NC, SC, and Bermuda

Jeff is a landscape lighting designer, installer, and educator with 32+ years of experience in the industry. He's well known for his passion, energy, and expertise. A former contractor, Jeff has worked hands-on with hundreds of landscape professionals helping them launch their landscape lighting businesses.

Ryan Miller
Landscape — New England (Includes: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT and Putnam and Westchester Counties, NY) and Florida

Ryan has over twenty years of experience in the green industry, designing and installing landscapes for hundreds of properties. Having owned and operated a Landscape Design and Build firm in the Boston area for many years, Ryan’s practical installation experience and design knowledge in landscape lighting is vast. He aspires to help an ordinary property transform into something beautiful, and his passion for quality is something for which he is eager to share with ev...

Greg Schramer
Landscape — Midwest, Includes: MN, WI, MI, IA, IL IN, OH, MO, KY, AR, MS, UT, TN, NE, SD, ND, WA, TX

Greg has been in the landscaping business since he was a child helping his father with the family business. For over a decade he has also been passionately and enthusiastically teaching and sharing his expertise with landscape contractors desiring to perfect their craft with design and construction projects. His innovation of installation techniques and tools which improve efficiency are a treasure to the industry. Greg has worked for many years as an independent Water Fea...

Perimeter Lighting Sales

Matthew Beausoleil

Matthew comes to us with ten years of sales and marketing experience from corporations such as Andersen Windows, Penske Truck Leasing, and Nationwide Insurance. Before his professional career in sales, Matthew served as an army combat engineer, with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from The Citadel Military College of South Carolina. Matthew maintains national and international certification as a General Contractor (NASCLA) and holds a pr...


Judie Runz
Marketing, Communications, Advertising & Sales Support

Judie has over 24 years of marketing and communications expertise across diverse products and services, with a focus on B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, branding, web design, print and media collateral creation, social media, product development, and innovative marketing support. At CAST, she spearheads marketing and communication initiatives aimed at boosting brand awareness and launching new products. Her responsibilities encompass print, website, and social...


Maria McKernan
Accounts Receivable and Payable

Maria has over 25 years of accounting experience in both the manufacturing and landscaping arenas, bringing a wealth of expertise to our organization. Her attention to detail, friendliness, and professionalism in all areas of her responsibilities show her desire to work as a team player and contribute to her success in this position. When she's not working, you will find her spending time with her family and enjoying many outdoor activities.

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