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 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.

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.

Laura Zanuso
Accounts Receivable and Payable

Laura is a graduate of Pace University and has over 25 years of progressive accounting experience with both private and public companies of varied sizes. She's worked at The Village Voice, Liz Claiborne, and Spectrum Brands. At CAST, she is responsible for the entire accounting function from AP & AR and GL, various audits as well as Human Resources.


Glenn Barrie

Glenn comes to CAST with over 20 years of experience working with distributors, architects, and landscape architects. Educating his clients on the design and execution of projects is of utmost importance to him. During his career, Glenn has addressed numerous local, state, and national organizations on a variety of industry topics. Aw...

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 over 18 years experience. He's well known for his passion and energy. A former contractor, Jeff has worked hands-on with hundreds of landscape professionals, helping them launch their landscape lighting businesses.

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 efficency are a treasure to the industry. Greg has worked for many years as an independent Water Feat...

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

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...

Landscape — Florida

This position is currently open, due to the passing of Matt Wynn, click here to view our announcement. 

If you need immediate assistance, please contact Glenn Barrie, National Sales Manager, at the listed email and phone number.

We are currently looking to fill this position, see the career section of our website.

George Ishee
Perimeter — Perimeter Lighting

With experience in the security industry, marketing, and telecommunications he is a trusted advisor and excellent business resource. George graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelors of Administration in Business Management where he was also a member of the gymnastics team. He has three children and enjoys playing both tennis and golf.

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. 

Lauren Ide
Landscape — Customer Service

Lauren is a recent graduate from Fairleigh Dickinson University and has her B.A. in Film Studies. Before joining the CAST Lighting team, she was the Director of Marketing and Outreach where she learned different marketing tactics to help strengthen and expand business's social media. From her past experience, Lauren is working closely with the marketing department to assist in social media management as well as outreach for the Landscape Brand. With her creative backgr...


Judie Runz
Marketing, Communications, Advertising & Sales Support

Judie has over 20 years’ experience in marketing and communications for a diverse range of products and services specializing in B2B and B2C marketing and advertising, branding, web design, print and media collateral creation, social media, product development, and innovative marketing support. In her role at CAST, Judie is responsible for marketing and communication efforts designed to support and grow brand awareness and new product releases. This includes print, w...

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