Developing and professionally managing turnkey energy efficient LED lighting projects specific to our client’s needs.
We are the commercial lighting contractor you’ve been looking for.
WHO ARE WE? Founded in 2010, we are a full-service commercial lighting contractor and electrical services company.
WHAT DO WE DO? We develop and professionally manage turnkey energy efficient LED lighting projects specific to our client’s needs.
WHAT IS OUR MISSION? Our mission is to save our customers the maximum amount of money possible on operating expenses related to lighting systems.
WHAT IS OUR SPECIALTY? We offer cash flow positive, zero money out-of-pocket projects for commercial clients who want to retrofit to LEDs without the capital expense.
WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO? Because businesses have more important things to spend their money on than high electric bills and bad lighting systems.
President & CEO
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Vice President of Finance & Administration
Ricky Arras, LC
Vice President of Operations
Finance and Administration Assistant
President & CEO
Founder of Energy Lighting Services
B.S. in Ministry, Amridge University (2001)
M.A. in Learning & Teaching, Lipscomb University (2007)
M.A. in School Leadership, Lipscomb University (2009)
Ph.D. student at the University of the Cumberlands (current)
Jason Duncan spent four years as a schoolteacher, but due to cuts in his County’s budget was forced to make a decision about the next step in his career. After much prayer, thought, and many sleepless nights, he and his wife, Kristie, decided it was time for him to run his own business full-time. Jason founded a new energy efficiency consulting company based in Gallatin called Future Vision Energy (now known as Energy Lighting Services). Today, it is an award-winning multi-million-dollar business with offices in Hendersonville TN, Memphis TN, and Sacramento CA. He expanded into the electrical services space with a new division of the company in July of 2018, hiring Brendon Lombardi as Vice President of ELS Electric.
Along with being CEO of Energy Lighting Services and ELS ELS Electric, Duncan coaches salespeople, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. Jason is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce and serves as a pastor in his local church Eikon House (www.eikonhouse.com) In 2014, he won the Rising Star Award from the TN Small Business Development Center, was nominated in the Nashville Business Journal’s Sumner County Impact Awards, and the 2015 40 Under 40 Awards.
Jason is a passionate and dedicated professional who loves Jesus. He lives in Gallatin, Tennessee, with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing guitar, riding his Harley-Davidson, working on his small farm, and camping with his family.
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
B.S. Business Administration – University of Colorado
Brock lives in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife and two children. He enjoys all sports, hiking, fishing and taking road trips with his family. Prior to joining us, he spent 17 years in the legal, regulatory and business information industry. His sales and sales management experience are a valuable addition to our team. Brock joined our team in 2015.
Vice President of Finance & Administration
BS in Business Economics – Rutgers University
Nina lives in Cedar Hill, Tennessee, with her husband, daughter, and dog. She was born and raised New Jersey, and has a BS in Business Economics from Rutgers University. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, exercising, outdoor activities, football, watching movies, and watching live music. Nina joined the team in February 2015. She has several years of experience working as administrative support to owners and executive officers. She has worked in finance, operations, sales, event management, customer service, and human resources. Nina loves learning and being part of a positive teamwork environment!
Finance & Administration Assistant
Jackie was born and raised in Gallatin, Tennessee where she currently lives with her son. Jackie has an associates degree in digital photography that she received from Nossi College of Art in 2015. When not working she enjoys spending time with family and friends, doing anything outdoors, traveling, and of course photography.
Chief Happiness Officer
Leanne is a native of West Palm Beach, Florida and now lives in Murfreesboro, TN with her four children. She started her professional career in the medical field, first in administration, and later graduating with a degree in Ultrasonography. She also spent 8 years as an entrepreneur and owned her own portrait photography business.
When she isn’t with her kids she loves climbing, hiking, traveling, and spending quality time with friends. She has also become passionate about providing education and advocacy for children and adults with vascular birthmarks and facial differences, as her youngest child was born with a (beautiful!) port-wine stain. She still loves photography, particularly film, and enjoys reading and learning everything about people.
Vice President of Project Operations
B.B.A. in Entrepreneurship, Belmont University (2013) Clean & Efficient Energy Guru
Ricky lives in Downtown Nashville, Tennessee and has lived in the Nashville area for 20+ years. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, traveling the world, and adding to his growing movie and music collections. He is a live music fanatic and spends his free time going to concerts and social events around the Nashville area. Ricky loves to help people and considers himself a lifelong student of new and future technology. He has a background in mechanical engineering and entrepreneurial business and has previously worked for a Tennessee-based LED lighting manufacturer. Ricky joined our team in August 2013 and is a NCQLP Lighting Certified Professional.
Senior Project Operations Coordinator
James Britt (AKA Jimbo) is a Nashville native who currently lives in East Nashville with his wife and their two children. He enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling and is happiest when next to a body of water. He also is an avid sports fan. He takes living in Music City seriously and attends as many live shows as he can and has an extensive record collection. His love of the outdoors has led to a lifelong interest in conservation. Jimbo joined the team in January 2015.
Sperry Jones, a native of Detroit Michigan, brings a plethora of experience to Energy Lighting Services from executive management and financial analysis to sales experience. In the late 90’s and early 2000’s, as Sales and Operations Analyst, Director and AVP of Business Development, he was instrumental in assisting Healthcare Management Resources of Hendersonville, Tennessee in transforming into a leading force in accounts receivable management. He later created Quantum Healthcare Solutions as founder and CEO to provide healthcare receivables management for 13 incredible years to hospitals around the country. Most recently, Sperry demonstrated his accounting, mathematical, and analytical expertise as the interim controller for Armor Concepts, a security manufacturer of patented door hardware for the prevention of door breaches. Sperry enjoys raising four sons, traveling, and enjoying extended family. With a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics from Tennessee State University, he’s encouraged by the work he does as a Math Tutor for students in the Middle Tennessee area.
Larisa “Reese” Sisco
LED Project Consultant
Greater Memphis Area
Toll free: 855.270.3300 x302
* BS in Business Administration, Honors in Management, Minor in Spanish – Mississippi University for Women(1999)
* Master of Business Administration – Mississippi State University (2000)
Reese is the newest addition to the Energy Lighting Services team, serving as an LED Project Consultant in the Greater Memphis Area. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Reese has been calling Southaven, Mississippi, Home, for several years. She is a member of her church’s ‘Dream Team’ and competes with North Mississippi Endurance Race Team. Reese loves serving others, thrives on seeing others succeed, is an adventure junkie, and an outdoor & travel enthusiast. Her top-rated life experiences include raising 2 great kids along with ‘doing life’ and competing side-by-side with her husband/coach. She has done mission work locally and in Mexico, Peru & Africa, touched every state but one- Hawaii- in the US and visited parts of Europe and much of the Caribbean. When time allows, Reese enjoys cooking, outdoor activities, and planning for the next adventure!
Reese spent nearly 15yrs in B2B Sales before accepting a position in pharmaceutical/immunology. Four years later, Reese is returning to her passion being in a consultative sales capacity and couldn’t be happier that things aligned with ELS! She is excited to be the feet on the street for Energy Lighting Services’ physical expansion to Memphis. Anyone that’s partnered with Reese before knows that fun and top-notch customer experience are a given!
Vice President of ELS Electric
Toll free: 855.270.3300 x107
Direct: (615) 861-1979
Brendon lives in Cottontown, Tennessee. He is originally from Montana and later moved to California to better his career and knowledge in the Electrical field. Brendon went to school for four years at Associated Builders and Contractors School in San Diego CA to become a certified journeyman electrician, which he is currently, before finding his way to Tennessee. Brendon has had an extensive amount of electrical experience throughout his career. He has worked on many various new construction project types including high rises, schools, International Airports, Courthouses, Federal Marshal buildings, theaters, City Halls, Civic Centers, homes, apartment buildings, tilt-up warehouses, TI’s, and more. In addition, he holds a current CE (Electrical Contracting) license in the state of Tennessee.
After two back surgeries, Brendon chose to leave the field and began his career as an estimator. He soon moved into a service manager position at Three Phase Electric. Once in Tennessee, Brendon started at ELS as a Project Manager and then was promoted to Director of Project Management. When ELS CEO, Jason Duncan, had visions of starting an Electrical Services division, Brendon was the obvious choice to lead the way. This division continues to grow rapidly under his direction.
Toll free: 855.270.3300
Brian is originally from Hopkins, South Carolina and currently lives in Gallatin, Tennessee with his wife and teenage daughter. He is a retired Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force where he served as an electrician, military training leader, and remote piloted aircraft sensor. His hobbies include motorcycle riding, hiking, playing sports, reading, mountain biking, and exploring waterfalls and caves across the country. Brian joined the ELS family in January of 2020.
His training includes:
Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education distance learning, Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Cathodic Protection training, Virginia Transformer course, Monaco Enterprises Fire Alarms Systems course, Civil Engineer Craftsman’s course, Airman Leadership School, and Electrical Systems Apprenticeship Course.