Theatrical Lighting Services (TLS) of Huntsville, AL, has opened the TLS Inc. Nashville branch office and hired Kelsey Beard as project manager, sales. The newest branch will be for sales only; rental and services will still be handled through the Huntsville office.

Beard was last employed as a Certified Home Inspector for Pillar to Post, a franchise throughout the US and Canada. Beard was previously owner/partner in Beard-Wolf & Associates Inc. (1976-1999), manufacturer representatives for commercial, industrial, and residential lighting products. During that time the company grew to $4 million-plus sales in Middle Tennessee. Beard worked closely with architects, electrical engineers, and owners in the design of lighting requirements of commercial and industrial buildings.

Contact info for the TLS, Inc. Nashville office is: 2479 Murfreesboro Road #320, Nashville, TN 37217, phone: 615-444-5924, fax: 615-443-0669, cell: 615-319-7330, e-mail: