Our People

Specification Sales

Steven A. Taylor – President

Steve Taylor1Steve Taylor is a senior partner and business manager at Visible Light, as well as being responsible for lighting sales in Maine. He started his career at the company in April of 2001. Steve has been in the agency business since 1990.  Steve has a BS in Business Administration at USM and graduated from the GE Technical Market Program in Hendersonville, NC and Atlanta, GA

 Steve’s interests include spending time with his family, traveling, playing golf, and skiing.


Stephen M. Barlock, LC - Vice President

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASteve has a bachelor’s degree in Business from Saint Michael’s College, and spent 10 years in the LED side of the lighting business at then start-up Color Kinetics in Boston and Chicago before joining Visible Light in October of 2007. Steve’s main roles at Visible Light include lighting and controls sales and support for specifiers, contractors, distributors and end users within southern NH.

Steve loves all Boston sports, music, hockey, running, golf and skiing. Most importantly, Steve enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two daughters.


Scott Kimball, LC - Specification Sales, VT/NH

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Educated in mechanical engineering technology Scott had 7 years of previous experience as an Electrical Designer at RFS Engineering, when he joined Visible Light in October of 2006. Scott provides specification/design assistance to architects/engineers/designers in the NH and VT markets. He assists electrical contractors and electrical distributors as well as building owners with lighting design for new, retrofit and renovation projects. He also provides lighting control system design to customers in NH and VT.

In his free time Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two little girls. Scott also likes tinkering on cars and going to car shows, snowmobiling and ATV’ing.


 Doreen Athans, LEED AP - Specification Sales, ME

Doreen joined the company December 9, 2013. Doreen has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University. Doreen will be involved in specification sales and working with Photo_Doreenengineers, architects, landscape architects and interior designers in the Greater Portland Maine market to specify commercial/industrial lighting and lighting controls. Doreen brings to Visible Light  prior experience and background in commercial interior design including lighting plans and specification of architectural/decorative lighting for academic, corporate, multi-residential housing, and senior living projects.

Doreen is an avid cook and gardener, and enjoys traveling and playing tennis with her husband.



Heidi G. Connors, LC-Applications Specialist


Heidi joined Visible Light in September of 2013 as an applications specialist. Her position includes applications and lighting design as well as working with the quotes department. Heidi has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Minor in Optical & Illumination Engineering at UNH. Heidi’s experience in the lighting industry includeworking at Osram-Sylvania’s HID Plant and with another lighting manufacturer’s rep agency.

Outside of work, Heidi enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, especially enjoying their activities. Heidi coaches youth sports and takes care of her four spoiled dogs.



Project Management

Jeremy Archambault, LC- Outside Sales, Project Manager


Jeremy has an associate’s degree in business from Franklin Pierce University, and served as an Armor Crewmember in the United States Army. Prior to joining Visible Light in June of 2010 he spent 6 years as lighting quotions manager for Rexel’s northern New England project team. Jeremy’s main roles at Visible Light include lighting and controls sales and support for specifiers, contractors, distributors and end users within southern NH. He also manages large projects and assists the quotations team.

Jeremy’s interests include Boston Sports, golf and softball. He is also an avid Texas Hold’em Poker player, and aspires to play in the World Series of Poker.




Inside Sales / Quotations

Ken Kachinski, LC- Sales Operations Manager

Ken KachinskiWith a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering, Ken began his lighting career as an outside salesman with Eastern Lighting Associates in Reading, MA. Ken has worked in all areas of project management and has been the quotation manager at Visible Light since 1997.  Ken has over 28 years experience in all areas of the lighting industry.

Outside of work, Ken enjoys boating on Sebago Lake in Maine and spending time with his grandchild.


Scott Drouin, LC- Inside Sales / Quotations

Scott DrouinScott has a degree in Mathematics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and 14 years experience in electrical distribution as a lighting specialist and in project sales. Scott joined the Visible Light team in June of 2011. His responsibilities include quotations and lighting design.

Scott enjoys spending time with family, sports, and playing the guitar.


Beth White- Inside Sales / Quotations

Beth WhiteBeth joined Visible Light in 2008 and has a BS in Communications from Salem State College.  Her position includes inside sales, quotations and project management.

In her free time Beth loves to spend time with her family.  She also likes  sports, going to concerts, and boating.



Stacy Melanson - Inside Sales / Quotations

Stacy joined Visible Light in 2005, after graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelors degree in psychology and minor in business and sociology.  She took a hiatus with her three young children from 2013 until 2018, and has now re-joined the Visible Light team.  Her position includes inside sales and quotations.

Outside work, Stacy enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.  She also likes to spend time at her camp up on Moosehead Lake in Maine, enjoying snowmobiling and boating.


Customer Service

Margo Denison - Customer Service Manager

Margo DenisonMargo came to Visible Light in May of 2002, and has a Bachelors Degree in Education . As customer service manager, Margo’s responsibilities include: order entry and project management, submittals and any post-sale needs.

Margo loves to spend time with her three grown children, and enjoys taking walk along Hampton Beach.



Kelly Beck- Customer Service

Kelly started at Visible Light in May of 2006 after graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelors degree in business management. As part of the customer service team, Kelly’s responsibilities range from order entry and project management to submittals and any post-sale needs.Kelly Beck

Outside of work, Kelly is a busy wife and mom to her three young children.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, she enjoys gardening, shopping, and going to the beach.


Anne Perry- Customer Service

Anne joined the Visible Light team  in May of 2012. As part of the customer service department, Anne has a wide range of responsibilities fromAnne Perry directing phone calls, order entry/project management, submittals and handling all post-sales issues.  Anne has a bachelors degree  in business and Marketing and also brings with her 5 years of customer service experience in the lighting industry.

In her free time, Anne loves spending time with her two children and hiking with her dogs. Anne also enjoys going to the beach, traveling and playing tennis.


Dianne Taylor- Office Administrator


With 25 + years experience in the lighting industry, and a bachelors of science in business administration with a marketing concentration from Northeastern University, Dianne joined Visible Light in August of 2015.  Dianne’s responsibilities range from accounts payable and receivable to any human resource needs.

As far as interests outside of the office, the list is always evolving but the constant and best is spending time with her husband and son. Currently her hobbies and interests include: fundraising, PHS Clipper Marching Band, preparing for SATs, Vice President of member club WGA, golf, travel and home renovations.