Strand Lighting today announces that Walt Dowling has been appointed regional sales manager for the Southeastern US and Eastern Canada. Dowling returns to Strand after a stint with Crestron’s Lighting Division, and brings more than 15 years of experience specifying, selling, and servicing architectural and performance lighting systems.

“I am looking forward to joining with Nic Champion, Pete Borchetta, and Van Rommel as we support our dealers and representatives,” says Dowling.

Commenting on the announcement, Van Rommel, sales manager, Americas said “Walt has had a lot of success designing and selling Strand Systems over the years. It is good to have him back with Strand, and we are excited about the experience and skills that he brings to the Strand team.”

Focusing on the specification and sale of performance and architectural lighting products, Dowling is based out of the Baltimore/ Washington area and will manage the Strand effort in the Southeastern US, including the Florida Panhandle, as well as Eastern Canada.