Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting, Simi Valley, California, appointed Jake Sepulveda as the company’s newest district sales manager in its landscape division. Sepulveda will be responsible for Southern California sales territory, which includes the cities of Riverside and San Bernardino, as well as Las Vegas.
“Jake has a wealth of knowledge in the landscape and outdoor lighting fields,” says Rick Baird, national sales manager for Vista’s landscape division. “He also has plenty of enthusiasm and a real knack for building customer relationships. All in all, he’s a great fit for the position and our team. We’re pleased to have him join the Vista family.”
Sepulveda comes to Vista from his former role as regional sales manager with Brilliance LED. While at Brilliance, Sepulveda was responsible for educating existing distributors on products as well as maintaining relationships with contractors in the field, assisting them with lighting design and troubleshooting projects. Prior to his tenure with Brilliance LED, Sepulveda worked as a store manager for both Horizon Distributors and SiteOne Landscape Supply.
“Vista is a well-respected company in the outdoor lighting industry, and I’m really looking forward to helping achieve our sales goals by developing strong relationships with both current and future Vista customers,” Sepulveda says. “I’m excited to put my knowledge of Vista to work and help lighting contractors in my territory discover the Vista difference.”