Meet The Team
Jennifer Brassey was born in Idaho Falls, ID. She graduated from Utah State University in Logan, UT, in 1984 with a degree in Business Administration – Marketing. She worked for Boise Cascade for 4 years as a contractor salesperson.
After a year off skiing in New Zealand, she worked for Caffall Tile for 16 years as a granite/tile/Corian salesperson. During her tenure at Caffall Tile, she also ran a construction office in Park City, Utah. Transition into the lighting industry in 2006 was an easy progression with her complete understanding of the construction process.
Jennifer was extensively involved in the Junior League of Salt Lake City with many directorship and board positions. She also has served on many committees and on the board for the Park City Area Home Builders Association. Jennifer served as the president of the Mountain States Chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association as well as the board for a number of years.
An avid skier, she was a ski instructor at Beaver Mountain, Park West Ski Area, and Cardrona Ski Resort in New Zealand. Jennifer also enjoys mountain biking, water skiing, shopping, traveling, and socializing. She’s always up for an adventure!
Jennifer Brassey and Joe Ardovino, co-owners, were married on the beach in Cabo in December 2015.
Joe Ardovino was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1985 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Joe has worked for many large manufacturing companies holding numerous management positions including United States Steel as a facilities engineer, JVC Disc America as a Manufacturing Engineer, Modus Media as Manufacturing Manager, LiteTouch as the Operations Manager and currently DH Marketing and Sales as the owner and president. Joe also has a thriving internet company called Self Clinch Direct which sells industrial hardware to the sheet metal industry across North America.
As the operations manager at LiteTouch, Joe’s primary job was to oversee the production and quality control of high end lighting automation for the residential sector. LiteTouch sold their products globally and Joe was the point man on major customer installation and customer issue resolution. As the president of DH Marketing and Sales, Joe is responsible for all aspects of the company. He has full P&L responsibility and has run this company profitably for the past 15 years.
Joe is an exercise nut with interests in almost all sports.
Jerrica Jordan grew up in Syracuse Utah and attended Weber State University for general studies and visual arts. She graduated from The Art Institute of Salt Lake City in the Spring of 2013 with a degree in Interior Design.
Jerrica has a strong background in visual arts, particularly drawing and painting. She now has a wide skill base in design including Auto CAD, Sketch-Up and Photoshop. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, playing with her cats, and traveling the world.
Cora Bicknell, LS
Cora ‘Stjernholm’ Bicknell graduated from CSU in 2005 with a BS in Agricultural Business and Economics. In 2008, she completed the ALA Lighting Specialist (LS) certification, and since has completed coursework in Industrial Design and an AS in Interior Design. Cora has served the Park City design-build community since 2007 and served as the Professional Development Director for ASID Intermountain Division from 2008-2010.
Cora has a passion for maximizing layered lighting environments, designing with invisible LEDs, and the process of helping clients access custom fixtures.
As a little boy mom, she recreates at all the best playgrounds!
Candice Winterton grew up in St. George, Utah,where she attended Dixie State College and started working in the banking industry for 15 years. Loving interior design and the elements involved, she started in the lighting industry with Ferguson, Bath, Kitchen and Lighting. She has been in lighting for six years and loves continuing to grow and learn with Elume.
Candice and her husband have four children that they enjoy spending time with doing many different activities, especially boating. Loving anything outdoors, Candice is an avid runner that has competed in many events throughout the state and surrounding areas.
Shannon Smith was raised in a military family, but spent most of her time growing up in Idaho Falls, ID. She moved to Utah in 2009 to attend Weber State college. She is a skilled communicator with a natural ability to connect to people on a personal level. She has excelled in sales and customer service for close to two decades.
For 12 years, she dedicated herself to the art of competitive dance -- constantly inspired by the beauty and creativity of all versions of art. Physical activity is something she is very passionate about, and her two boys keep her on top of athletics and adventures.
Animals have always been a huge part of her life, and she has two dogs of her own.
Rebekah Gonet was born in Worcester, MA and grew up all over California. Thinking she’d be on one of the coasts her whole life, she surprisingly arrived in Salt Lake City in 2000 and has never looked back. She attended Mount Saint Mary’s College in LA and worked in health care for 17 years. She has joyfully made a change in the last 5 years to home improvements and is excited about lighting and all the beautiful ways it can improve one’s environment.
She loves to travel and enjoy new cultures and unique architectures of every location. She recently purchased a vintage Westfalia and enjoys the camping culture on warmer weekends.