Maxlite Appoints Lance Hollner as President & Chief Executive Officer

May 24, 2024

MaxLite is pleased to announce that its Board of Advisors has appointed Lance Hollner as its new President & CEO.

A lighting industry veteran, Hollner brings over two decades of lighting expertise and knowledge to MaxLite, along with a strong track record of delivering results, driving continuous improvement, and developing talent. Much of his career has been spent at manufacturers including Acuity, Lutron, Encelium Technologies, and Avi-on Controls, holding various GM, Sales Leadership, and Product Management roles.

Before joining MaxLite, Hollner spent the last five years as Executive Vice President at Diversified Group, a premier manufacturer’s representative firm serving Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York City. In that role, he helped guide territory expansion into New Jersey and New York City while building a robust controls and services team. He brings considerable experience with turnkey renovation lighting and EV infrastructure sales, and very relevant experience working with international suppliers and contract manufacturers. He has an engineering degree from Georgia Tech and will be working out of the company’s headquarters in New Jersey.

“On behalf of MaxLite’s Board, I am pleased to welcome Lance as our new CEO,” said Yon Sung, Chairman of the Board. “His deep industry experience and proven record, combined with his passion for continuous improvement, make him the ideal leader for MaxLite’s next chapter. With Lance as CEO, we are well-positioned to continue our evolution as a leader in energy efficient technologies and eco-friendly solutions. I would also like to thank our outgoing CEO, Spencer Bolgard, for his contributions to the company, especially on several key initiatives during his tenure.”

Yon Sung, Chairman of the Board

“I’m honored to be chosen to lead MaxLite, a company well-known for its dedication to innovative solutions and high-quality products,” said Lance Hollner, Chief Executive Officer. “I see tremendous opportunity for MaxLite to continue this momentum well into the future. As CEO, I’m excited to work with our teams to capitalize on MaxLite’s strengths, continue to develop innovative new products and expand our valued relationships.”

Lance Hollner, Chief Executive Officer

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