US Pole Names Bindel Vice President of Sales

Bindel Vice President of Sales

PALMDALE, Calif.- The US Pole Company, home of Sun Valley Lighting and US Architectural Lighting brands and a leading manufacturer of architectural, performance, outdoor luminaires and decorative poles, announced the addition of Matthew Bindel as Vice President of Sales.

“I am happy to be representing a company that offers high-quality American-made lighting products for American businesses and communities” – Matthew Bindel

In his new position, Bindel is responsible for pricing and oversees the company’s regional sales managers and customer service team with a goal of improving service for US Architectural and Sun Valley Lighting customers.

“Matthew has worked in sales management and lighting sales for the past 24 years, engaging in all of the sales channels. Throughout this time, he has managed and mentored sales teams and built and managed strong customer relationships,” said George Preston, CEO of US Pole. “His background with major lighting companies will help us guide our sales initiatives to better serve our customers and continue to grow our business.”

Bindel brings a wide range of experience in outdoor lighting to the US Pole team with a focus in all areas of outdoor area lighting, including streetlighting, sports floodlighting, air and seaport high mast applications, and parking garages. He has worked in manufacturer-direct sales, distribution, and regional sales management and also has experience as a manufacturer’s rep for such high-profile lighting companies as Musco Sports Lighting, Holophane, Lighting Science Group, PLP SoCal, Wesco, Ephesus Sports Lighting, and Signify (under the Genlyte brand).

“I am happy to be representing a company that offers high-quality American-made lighting products for American businesses and communities,” said Bindel. “US Pole has great products and a strong reputation in the market.”

Bindel has a strong technical background, earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California. He began his career as a manufacturing engineer and mechanical/electrical designer in the semiconductor equipment and biomedical devices industry before getting into the lighting industry.

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About US Pole

Established in 1984 and based in Palmdale, Calif., US Pole Co. manufactures area, site, and street lighting under two brands. Sun Valley Lighting offers a broad range of traditional luminaire/pole/base components in a large selection of finishes, while US Architectural Lighting provides contemporary site and area lighting comprised of sleek, sophisticated lines. Both product lines are manufactured in the USA and meet the guidelines established under Build America Buy America (BABA), enabling their products to be installed in federally funded sites that require products that are BABA compliant.