Francisco has been directly involved in the management of projects and teams upgrading to LED over 200,000 streetlights in all aspects of Audit, Design, Specification, Estimating, and Project Management including the commissioning of over 50,000 networked lighting controls totaling over $100MM in more than 200 municipalities across North America.
Francisco brings over 15 years of experience in the private and public sectors, much of that time spent within the environmental lighting industry. He is an active member of the Illumination Engineering Society’s (IES) Street Lighting and Area Conference (SALC), sitting on their Education Planning Subcommittee. He is a voting member of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment.
Francisco has significant international experience, including in the Argentinian Air Force and as a Deputy Air Liaison Officer for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti MINUSTAH. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the Universidad de la Marina Mercante in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Sustainability (MES) from Western University in London, Ontario.