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Thayer Re-Certifies with the WBENC

Thayer Lighting is proud to announce its national re-certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center – Chicago, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women.…

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Patti Thayer Presents at Breakfast Buzz

Patti Thayer presented her topic “How to Build Your Business through Strategic Networking” this morning at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Buzz. “It was so great to see so many fellow Chamber members and get to meet and NETWORK with you all!” – Patti Thayer

Thayer Visits LIGHTFAIR International 2017

Patti Thayer, Karl Arvidson, and Matt Honson traveled to Philadelphia to attend LIGHTFAIR International 2017. LIGHTFAIR International is where light, technology and design converge to reveal new solutions, new knowledge and new discoveries. Thayer attended multiple conference sessions and talked with reps about the latest LED products.

Thayer Hires New Energy Advisor Steve Rapp

Thayer would like to welcome the latest member of the team, Steve Rapp, in the new role as Energy Advisor. Steve has worked with Thayer for the past 5 years as a part-time Independent Sales Representative, establishing relationships with other business leaders, providing customer service from initial contact to quote to installation, and completing over…

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Thayer Team meets to discuss the Chamber’s RLA offering of “The Advantage”

The Thayer Team met on Friday, March 3, to discuss the Chamber’s RLA (Rockford Leadership Alliance) offering of Patrick Lencioni’s book, “The Advantage.” After several from Thayer’s team attended two Rockford Chamber meetings, one on February 2 where Lencioni spoke on the importance of Organizational Health, Patti Thayer, President, wanted to challenge her team. The…

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Thayer Travels to WBD Connect

Never a dull moment at Thayer: Last week, Patti traveled to Rosemont to present our capabilities to Fortune 500 Companies from throughout the Midwest at “WBDConnect,” sponsored by the Women’s Business Development Center. What an inspiring event and amazing opportunity! This week, we’re gearing up for the big Rockford Chamber Business Expo…hope to see you…

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Thayer Expands Their Family

We’re feeling lucky today…and pleased to spotlight two team members who play key roles in the growing success of our business. Congratulations on your promotions, Matt Honson (at left) – Assistant Operations Manager, and Raphael Gonzalez – Site Manager!

Thayer Lighting Moved!

You may not know that Thayer Lighting recently moved to a much larger space at 959 Industrial Court in Loves Park. We’re growing and so is our team: Five more just earned LS1 Lighting Specialist Certification from the National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors. Here we are celebrating; drop by anytime!