Pathway Connectivity Announces Sales Team Expansion: Kerstin O’Leary and Rusty Mcbride

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As Pathway Connectivity Solutions® continues to grow its operation, it is  pleased to announce that Rusty Mcbride and Kerstin O’Leary have both joined the sales team.  

Kerstin will focus on dealer sales and training while Rusty will head up international and  commercial sales. Both will have shared goals of fostering relationships with customers and  directing Pathway sales.  

Rusty joins Pathway Connectivity most recently from the Acuity Corporate Accounts Atrius™  team. Having past lead sales positions with Philips Lighting Controls and Color Kinetics, Rusty  has a long history in the lighting industry. In addition to his technical background, he has  experience in both working with dealers and lighting commercial agents.  

“I am excited to join a team with a long history of entertainment lighting network innovation and  look forward to introducing them to new customers,” said Rusty Mcbride.  

Kerstin is no stranger to the industry as she has spent a number of years in entertainment  lighting. Most recently, Kerstin was with LEE Filters where she facilitated the sales team in her  role as General Manager. She also brings to the company her experience in lighting control  systems from her time as Product Specialist with Colortran and Strand Lighting.  

“I’ve known and admired the Pathway products and team for many years, and look forward to  adding to their success,” said Kerstin O’Leary.  

David Ciccarelli, General Manager of Pathway Connectivity, commented, “I am thrilled to have  Kerstin and Rusty on board. They’ve hit the ground running helping us create an excellent  roadmap our customers will love. I look forward to having them play a key role in shaping the  future of the company.”  

Rusty is based in Michigan, where he enjoys sea kayaking, biking and downhill skiing in a small  community on the shores of Lake Michigan. Kerstin is a California native based in Los Angeles,  where she enjoys archery, hiking in the local foothills, and relaxing days at the beach. The  Pathway team in Calgary, AB is thrilled to have Rusty and Kerstin on board and excited to have  Pathway’s presence expand across North America. 

Based out of Calgary, CANADA, Pathway Connectivity, an Acuity Brands Company, is a leading  manufacturer of entertainment lighting data distribution, networking and control products. Our  products include the award winning Pathport® DMX Management System and Vignette lighting  control. Advances in our industry are creating a whole new connected world. We’re at the  forefront, providing ways to integrate these powerful developments into entertainment and  architectural lighting.