In an effort to unify all of the offices and employees around the world, Acolyte LED recently announced the promotion of Scott Vontobel to chief operating officer of the company, effective January 1, 2016. Vontobel will now be in charge of all global operations of Acolyte Worldwide, United States, Acolyte Asia (China and Hong Kong), Dubai, Australia, and New Zealand.
After graduating college, Vontobel started his first job in the lighting industry, and eventually worked on several major projects ranging from the Super Bowl to Cirque du Soleil. His background includes positions with Lex Products, TMB, and Global Design Solutions. He then joined Acolyte in March as the operations manager and was quickly promoted to the vice president of operations.
“Scott has proven in a short time that he is a perfect fit to run our global operations. His 20 years of lighting experience, project management expertise, manufacturing, leadership and sales background, will help expand our product line and facilities around the world,” said J.R. Guerrieri, CEO and founder of Acolyte LED.