Leadership

Our leadership team brings a wealth of experience to help shape the high quality, professionalism and new innovation that goes into our products, services and work climate. Our goal is to inspire character, growth and opportunity in all of our employees, and satisfaction in all of our customers.

Brian Catlett, CEO

Brian Catlett, CEO

Brian Catlett has served as our Chief Executive Officer since October 2016. Prior to that Mr. Catlett served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer after serving as our Senior Vice President of Global Finance since 2012. For over 25 years, Mr. Catlett has served in various executive capacities including chief financial officer and managing partner of a private equity fund. From 2004 until 2012, Mr. Catlett was a partner in Consumer Innovation Partners, a consumer products private equity fund. Mr. Catlett holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.

Zachary Guzy, CFO

Zachary Guzy, CFO

Zachary Guzy, has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2016. Mr. Guzy served as the company’s Global Corporate Controller since June 2012. Before joining the Company, Mr. Guzy served in various capacities with The Lubrizol Corporation from 2008 to May 2012, including as a segment Finance Director and as Manager of External Financial Reporting. Prior to that, he was an audit manager for a global accounting firm. Mr. Guzy holds a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Miami University and is a certified public accountant.

Bill Tortora, Senior VP

Bill Tortora, Senior VP

Commercial and Industrial

Bill joined TCP in January of 2016 and has significant experience in the lighting industry serving in various capacities at Philips Lighting North America. During his tenure with Philips Lighting, Mr. Tortora held various leadership positions including Vice President of Strategic Distribution and Distributor Channel Strategy; Vice President of Sales for the US Lamp and Ballast Divisions; and Zone Sales Leader for the Northeast. Mr. Tortora holds a BS in Accounting from Duquesne University in Pennsylvania and a MBA from CW Post University in New York.

Jim Connolly, Senior VP

Jim Connolly, Senior VP

Global Retail Sales

Jim Connolly has been with TCP for over six years and brings more than 33 years of experience in the lighting distribution industry. He was previously the General Manager of Consumer Sales for GE Lighting, a division of GE Consumer Products that sold light bulbs and electrical accessories to all channels of retail distribution.

Gonzaga Hofstatter, Senior VP

Gonzaga Hofstatter, Senior VP

Operations

Gonzaga oversees TCP’s manufacturing facilities in China and its international supply chain. He brings TCP three decades of experience in manufacturing operations, lean manufacturing, strategic planning, logistics, procurement, supply chain management and quality systems. During his career, Hofstatter has been involved on an executive level in international multi-plant manufacturing management; global strategic planning; the launch of greenfield start-up facilities in the United States, China, Mexico, Hungary and Brazil; and a major merger. Previously, he worked for Nortek, Inc., Flextronics International; Foxconn International and IBM Corporation.