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Derek Barnwell Assoc. IALD
Managing Principal: Raleigh Studio

Derek earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and Technology from Wake Technical College in Raleigh NC. While a member of the Media Systems Division at Design & Production in Lorton VA, Derek was responsible for all aspects of lighting design and show control implementation for many D&P projects. He has also served the architectural lighting industry from the manufacturer’s side—first as a software/ marketing specialist for several lighting companies and then as a manufacturer’s representative. Derek possesses a profound understanding and appreciation for lighting and architecture from many perspectives: creative, technical, and logistical.

Derek has over 21 years experience designing lighting systems for museums, architecture, and entertainment. Completed museum projects at Available Light include: the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico VA, the Mt. Vernon Educational Center, the BB King Museum and the National Law Enforcement Museum. Completed architectural projects include: The Ministry of Education in Kuwait, Amherst College Geology Building, the architectural renovation and new wing of the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City NJ, and the new Blackfan Research Tower in Boston.

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
John Delfino
Assoc. IALD, MIES, LC
Senior Associate
Alex Fabozzi
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Associate
Hamilton E.S. Smith
Assoc. IALD
Senior Associate
Dylan Bomgardner
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Associate
Nastassia Ortiz
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Associate
Benjamin Wilson
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Associate
Lindsay N. Duval
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Designer
Nadia Orcel
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Designer
Susan Gochenour
Founding Partner Emeritus
Angela Connery
Office Manager
Paulina Villarroel Cruz
Marketing Manager

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Phoenix

Los Angeles

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