Chilli Chongo

Chilli Chongo

Chilli joined our team in February of 2017 as a specification sales person. Prior to MZ, Chilli, a graduate of the University of Nebraska Architectural Engineering program, worked as an Engineer in AE firms in Texas, California, Wisconsin and Nebraska which has offered her some keen insight into some of our specifiers and the work … Read more

Troy Townsend

Troy Townsend

Troy was born and raised in Nebraska and graduated from Northwest High School. He and his lovely wife Beth live in Omaha with their cat Simba. Troy enjoys reading science fiction and in his spare time likes to go on bus trips to different casinos with his wife and friends and paint by numbers. You … Read more

Steve Hutchings

Steve Hutchings

Steve grew up in Chicago and moved to Iowa when he was 7. After attending St. Ambrose College in Davenport, IA, he and his wife Julie moved to Omaha, NE. In 1980, he went to work for his father in his lighting agency (AES Lighting Group). He has been with the company ever since and … Read more

E.J. Hiss

E.J. Hiss

E.J. Hiss is a member of the project quotations department, coming from a lighting agency in Texas. E.J. has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, with a minor in Business from Kansas State University. He was reared in Great Bend, Kansas and grew up in a dairy farming family. He enjoys spending his free … Read more

nate lundgren

Nate graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha and has extensive project management and quotations experience. He and his wife have 4 kids and enjoy watching them play hockey other sports. You can find Nate cheering on the Huskers, Cubs, and Pittsburgh Penguins. In his spare time, Nate likes doing DIY jobs with his wife, … Read more

Boyd Waldmann

Boyd Waldmann

Boyd has lived in Omaha for most of his life and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is married with two boys and enjoys gardening in his free time. Boyd has played softball for 45 years and likes to travel and visit with extended family and friends. He cheers for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Atlanta … Read more

Layne Sinn

Layne Sinn

Layne grew up in Fairbury, Nebraska and graduated from Southeast Community College-Milford in Electrical Technology. After moving to Omaha, he was employed by Wesco for 4 years then joined AES Lighting Group as a lighting manufactures representative. He has been with the company for over 35 years. He and his wife Sherry raised four daughters … Read more

Linda Mattea

Linda Mattea

Linda spent 25 years in banking and finance before joining the lighting industry in 2017. She was born and raised in Omaha, NE and attended the University of Nebraska – Omaha. She and her husband Mark have been married almost 30 years and have two boys, Donovan and Peyton. They are officially empty nesters….for now. … Read more

Mark Mattea

Mark Mattea

Mark attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and graduated with an Electronic Engineering degree. He worked for various engineering firms for 10 years prior to working for AES Lighting Group (now Mercer Zimmerman). Mark loves watching the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Boston Celtics, and NASCAR. He and his wife, Linda, enjoy spending time with their two … Read more