J.R. Spiegel joined the company as Director of Sales in July 2014. Prior to joining YDesign Group, J.R. was the N. America Sales Manager for Vibia. In that capacity he lead a team of regional sales managers and managed a network of over 40 independent sales agencies firmly positioning the brand as a leader in decorative and architectural lighting within the commercial, hospitality and residential markets. Prior to Vibia J.R. was the V.P. of Marketing and Sales for an importer of 7 European decorative lighting manufacturers. In that role he developed and positioned each brand within the hospitality and commercial markets and built an external network of independent sales agencies. In both roles over 11 years J.R. was instrumental in creating, implementing & refining processes, tools and teams to increase sales and profitability.
J.R. holds a BS in Political Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver. He is an avid record collector, music enthusiast, and lives with his amazing wife and son in the San Francisco Bay Area.