Chris Hamaker - Technical Support

Chris Hamaker

Technical Support

W (206) 620-0647  x9647
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Chris started in the electrical industry in 1999 at Alexander Lighting, he moved on to North Coast Electric and worked for a Lighting Contractor. After working in distribution and in the field Chris was interested in what a lighting agency does and joined The Lighting Group in 2011. Chris is part of the Technical Support Group in our agency and helps input all projects into our bidding system. He prepares specification fixture submittals for both design build and architectural projects.

Linnea Granryd - Applications and Tech Services

Linea Granryd

Applications and Tech Services

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Linnea’s career has been primarily graphical in nature with a marketing or technical twist. Relocated to Seattle and served a tester and support technician for vector drawing and page layout software products at Aldus Corp (now part of Adobe). She worked as Illustrative UX designer for Microsoft, Real Networks and Monolith Games and then in the architectural design community for several years working for WSP USA and Stantec as a supporting lighting designer and Revit drafter.


Received BFA in illustration at Syracuse University, School of Visual and Performing Arts.

Monty Stratton - Technical Support Manager

Monty Stratton

Technical Support Manager
W (206) 620-0840 x9840
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Monty is a senior product specialist with over three decades of experience in selecting the correct lighting products to meet the design criteria and budget requirements for the applications and project under design. He is currently the Technical Services Department Manager and over sees the group’s mission of providing our design build teams the technical support required to formulate any materials required for the bid process. Monty holds a BA from Trinity Christian College.

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