For over thirty years TechBrite has been providing customers throughout the country with cost-effective lighting solutions. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio and recently under new ownership the TechBrite team is committed to improving the environment, one light fixture at a time. Using only premium materials and following the highest assembly standards, new energy efficient fixtures and TechBrite RetroFit Kits are saving customers as much as 50% or more on lighting energy costs from the moment they are installed. TechBrite lights can be found in cities all across the country in all industries. TechBrite fixtures are proudly displayed in buildings such as: The City of Cincinnati, Ampac, Playtex Products Inc., Franklin County Courthouse (Columbus, OH), Cincinnati Fire Stations, The City of Covington, Duke Energy Convention Center, Pella Windows, J.M. Smuckers Company, Procter & Gamble, Miami University, University of Cincinnati, Goodyear, Cintas and Centennial Plaza.
Brett Heekin comes to TechBrite with a strong economic background and years of corporate experience. Brett was Director of Corporate Planning for Ampac Packaging, where he supported the CFO in all aspects of financial analysis and budgeting while also assisting with the due diligence on the three acquisitions that the company closed in 2007. Prior to his work at Ampac, Brett was employed as a Senior Analyst for Cinergy / Duke Energy in Corporate Development where he was fortunate enough to work on the merger between Cinergy and Duke Energy.
Brett resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School in Chapel Hill, NC and a BA in Economics from Duke University.
He is an Advisory Board Member of the Cincinnati Children’s Museum, serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and also is on the Executive Committee of the Professional Leadership Network (PLN). Brett’s additional Interests include ice hockey, golf, squash, travel and trivia.
David Brown joins TechBrite with many years of corporate experience and a keen understanding of the marketplace and the impact that divergent forces can have on one’s business. David recently served as the General Manager for Embarq where he developed strategies to optimize revenue and increase market share for a portfolio of telecommunication products. In addition, he defined market opportunities by analyzing the competitive landscape and developed pricing strategies that extracted the most value for the organization. Prior to this, David spent 15 years at Sprint in various marketing and public relations capacities.
He resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife Sarah. David holds a B.A in Business and an M.B.A from Bluffton University in Bluffton, Ohio.
David achieved the Certified Pricing Professional designation from the Professional Pricing Society in the summer of 2009. He is active with Starfire and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). David’s additional interest include golf, platform tennis, bowling, writing, coaching youth football and European travel.
Evan Mecklenborg is a leading expert in the design and manufacturing of fluorescent lighting for commercial applications at TechBrite LLC. Evan has provided consulting and lighting solutions for major companies. Evan is often consulted on difficult design solutions and specializes in creating unique solutions that optimize both energy reduction and lighting output.
Evan had a distinguished baseball career at Centre College where he obtained his undergraduate degree. He received his MBA from Xavier University.
Evan is a life-long resident of Cincinnati where he currently resides with his wife, Jill and son. Evan’s additional interests include softball, racquetball, golf and fishing.