Available Light Logo | Insightful Lighting Design Solutions

Our Team

Dawn Hollingsworth CLD, FIALD, WELL
Consulting Principal

Dawn Hollingsworth, President and Principal of Darkhorse Lightworks, is a lighting designer respected by both peers and clients across the globe. Ms Hollingsworth is both a Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) and a WELL Accredited Professional and was named Architectural Lighting Designer of the Year by Lighting Dimensions International for her work on the LAX Gateway Enhancement. Her lighting design portfolio includes a diverse sampling of project types including retail, education, hospitality, mixed-use, health care, corporate, entertainment facilities, and experiential projects. She has received numerous design awards from the IALD, IIDA, Lumen West Awards, and has two Joseph Jefferson nominations for outstanding theatrical lighting design.

Dawn has served as President of both the IALD Education Trust and the IES L.A. Section. She is a Fellow of the IALD, where she also served on the Board of Directors. Dawn has shared her expertise in presentations at conferences including AIA National, LightFair, LDI, IES, Harvard, SPECS, and Entertainment Retail. She has taught at Loyola University, FIT, Woodbury University, USC, and Otis College.

Dawn’s executive-level experience in strategic planning, marketing, engineering, management, and lighting product development has also kept her at the forefront of the lighting design industry. Commemorating her innumerable career achievements, Dawn most recently received a 2022 Edison Report Lifetime Achievement Award.

Steven Rosen
FIALD
President & Creative Director
Ted Mather
IALD, LC
Managing Principal: New York Studio
Matt Zelkowitz
Assoc. IALD, LC
Managing Principal: Boston Studio
Bill Kadra
Managing Principal: Special Events and Trade Shows
Derek Barnwell
Assoc. IALD
Managing Principal: Raleigh Studio
Rachel Gibney
Assoc. IALD, MIES, LC
Managing Associate Principal: Phoenix Studio
Kate Furst
Assoc. IALD, MIES
Managing Associate Principal: Los Angeles Studio
Annette LeCompte
Managing Director
Dawn Hollingsworth
CLD, FIALD, WELL
Consulting Principal
John Delfino
Assoc. IALD, MIES, LC
Senior Associate
Alex Fabozzi
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Associate
Hamilton E.S. Smith
Assoc. IALD
Senior Associate
Benjamin Wilson
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Associate
Lindsay N. Duval
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Associate
Brigid Hardiman
Assoc. IALD, MIES, LC
Associate
Nastassia Ortiz
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Associate
Damien Perard
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Associate
William Kirkham
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Designer
Nadia Orcel
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Designer
Jennifer Skinner
Assoc. IALD, MIES
Senior Designer
Leyna Best
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Designer
Josie Buckon
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Designer
Betty Faul-Welfare
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Designer
Gabrielle Strong
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Designer
Susan Gochenour
Founding Partner Emeritus
Angela Connery
Office Manager
Paulina Villarroel Cruz
Marketing Manager
Marcia Goulter
Project Management Coordinator, Special Events and Trade Shows
Stephanie Rodriguez
Marketing Associate
Cindy Roberts
Project Accounting Administrator

Boston

NYC

Raleigh

Phoenix

LA

© 2024 Available Light. All Rights Reserved.