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Jen Harris

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Jen was born and raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She worked at a physical therapy office for 10 years and then insurance sales for a year before joining the team at Lighting Specialists (now Mercer Zimmerman). Jen has two kids, a Jack Russell named Neko, and a mean cat named Dolly who hates people. She … Read more

Jeff Martin

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Jeff has extensive experience in lighting controls design and project management. He is a proud University of Iowa graduate with a degree in Sociology. Jeff enjoys bike riding, photography, taking care of his many plants, and eating at Cactus Bob’s in Des Moines.

Ryan Edgington

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Originally from Des Moines, Ryan and his wife Megan have two wonderful kids: Deacon and Julia. Ryan is a huge Chicago Cubs and Bears fan and has flown to both coasts for the day to watch the Cubs play the Red Sox and the Dodgers. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his … Read more

Matt Pontious

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Matt is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, which means he is a big Huskers fan. He spent four years in leadership roles with the Marine Corps, mostly stationed in North Carolina. After leaving the Marines, he got his Inside Wireman’s Journeyman license and spent 11 years as a commercial/industrial electrician with Baker Electric in Des Moines … Read more

McKenzie Stallbaumer

McKenzie Stallbaumer

McKenzie received her bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Kansas State University. After working for a lighting manufacturer for 5 years, she joined the Mercer Zimmerman team in 2021. She loves being a part of a constantly changing industry and working for a family-oriented business. In her free time, McKenzie enjoys spending time with … Read more

Paul Sanchez

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John was born in Scottsbluff, NE and move to Omaha at 4 years old where’s he’s lived ever since. After graduating from South High School, Paul studied Accounting at Metro Technical Community College. He and his lovely wife Lisa have been married for more than 30 years and have two wonderful daughters, Katie and Linsey. … Read more

Julie Hutchings

Julie Hutchings

Julie has been with our company since 1998. She is married with two children, Danelle and Chad, and two grandchildren. The Hutchings family loves boating on the river and going to the camper. Her grandson, Quincy, says that is his favorite thing to do and every time they go out boating he says it’s the “best day … Read more

Tom Knockel

Tom Knockel

Tom grew up on a dairy farm near the small Iowa town of Bellevue. He graduated from Northeast Iowa Community College and started in the lighting business over 30 years ago with an Allen Bradley Distributor.  Tom and his wonderful wife Sarah have 4 great kids – Katelyn, Madison / Mitchell (twins, but have different … Read more

Aaron Korsching

Aaron Korsching

Aaron Korsching joined the MZ team in 2021 with 15 years of experience in the lighting and controls business.  He graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in MGMT INFO SYS.  Although a proud ISU grad, he is a big Hawkeye fan.  Aaron has been married to his wife Tesha for more than 20 … Read more

Chad Hutchings

Chad Hutchings

Chad grew up in Omaha, NE and graduated from Millard South High School. He and his wife Sydni have two yellow labs, Champ and Judge. Chad enjoys golfing, hunting, boating, and camping. He likes watching sports and cheers on the Huskers, Cowboys, and Lakers. In his free time, you can usually find Chad on a … Read more