A Few Words About Us
With more than 68 years of experience, Jademar Corporation continues to be leaders in Led Technology and Solar Lighting industries with our private brand, Jademar Lighting. Our focus and top priority are to provide our customers with high quality and long-lasting solutions.
As the technology continues to evolve, you can rest assured that our team will continue to introduce new products with the latest “state of the art” technologies available.
Trust Jademar Lighting products for any of your lighting needs. Let us help you choose the right products for your projects today!
Joseph A. deMartino, Jr - Joined in 1976
Joseph Jr. graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Science. His father, Joseph Sr. started Jademar Corporation in 1954, and Joseph began working for the family business in 1976. He and his brother, Gary, took over Jademar in 1985 and Joseph now oversees Jademar's finance, human resources, and administration departments.
An accomplished businessman and highly respected leader, he has been able to navigate through volatile markets in Latin America and successfully transition its core products to LED technology. His visionary leadership has helped lay the foundation for Jademar's continued success by channeling all imports through the Foreign Trade Zone, which will ensure competitive pricing for their International and US accounts.
Gary B. deMartino - Joined in 1980
Executive Vice President
Gary graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While in school, Gary would commute back and forth to Jademar to learn the family business. Gary is the Executive Vice President and focuses on working with the sales team, both Internationally and Domestically.
He oversees business development, having done business with second and third generation companies globally since 1980. He and his brother have been traveling overseas to develop new products and managing the purchases for Jademar for more than 20 years.
Erica deMartino - Joined in 2014
Business Development Channel Sales
Erica graduated from Florida State University in 2011 and automatically started her career in Sales. She joined the family business in 2014, focusing on developing the Domestic Market.
Erica travels overseas every year to source products, which allows her to have the product knowledge to deliver client needs. She focuses on developing and growing business relationships, and takes great pride in the 68-year-old company her family has built.
Matthew Kutuk, CLCP - Joined in 2019
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Matt graduated from London School of International Business with a Bachelor of Arts. A highly respected LED lighting industry expert, Matt brings 18 years of national and global business experience to Jademar Lighting. Having worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies, he has the proven ability to balance complex client needs to ensure the best possible lighting solutions as well as with advanced networked and non-networked lighting control systems. Matt recently earned his certification for CLCP – Certified Lighting Controls Professional.
As Vice President of Sales in North America, Matt understands that clients rely on him both for his expertise and responsiveness, and he takes particular pride in his record of fostering long-lasting business relationships.
Randolph Hernandez - Joined in 1995
Vice President of International Sales
Having started his career as an import’s manager for Levi Strauss in 1990, Randy joined Jademar Corporation in July of 1995 as the companies imports and customer service manager. Randy helped Jademar develop its import and order entry procedures. Randy quickly became familiar with Jademar’s electrical product lines and was promoted to international sales representative for the Caribbean in 2001.
With a knack for helping and leading others, Randy was promoted to Vice President of International Sales in 2007. Randy has doubled our Caribbean business and steadily grew our margins year after year. Randy pursued training in lighting design and has become the company’s principal lighting designer using industry leading AGI-32 design software.
Angelica Catalan - Joined in 2016
Representative of Sales - Central America
Angélica graduated from the University of San Carlos of Guatemala with a degree in Public Accounting and Auditing. With a vast work experience in finance, commercial, and customer relations, she was asked to join the Jademar Team in 2016. Since then she has been the Sales Representative of Central America.
Belonging to the sales team of an International Company is one of the best opportunities in her professional career, as well as getting to know the customers of the Central American market, awakening a lot of admiration for each one of them. Committed to serving with excellence and dedication, complying with the principles and values of Jademar, she strives to make Jademar the best supplier of lighting and electrical materials in her markets.
DAVID HAMMEL - Joined in 2019
David Hammel is an NCQLP certified lighting professional (LC) with over 35 years of experience in entertainment and architectural lighting. David is a University of Colorado graduate with a Self Structured BA in Film Studies, Video Production and Creative Writing. Over the course of his career in lighting, David has transitioned from film and television lighting to architectural and commercial lighting.
David was a pioneer in the development of color changing LED lighting for entertainment, as well as high output LED lighting for commercial and industrial applications. Drawing upon his wide range of lighting design and product experience, and after joining Jademar in April 2019, David primarily focuses on design and product integration for all types of applications.
Maray Sanchez-Calvo - Joined in 1994
Vice President of Marketing
Maray received her degree in Graphic Design from Penn Foster in 1999. Hired as a temp for only three days, she has remained a part of Jademar for over 25 years. At only 18 years old she began her career with Jademar while getting her education. Her willingness to learn and hard work has helped her navigate through different departments at Jademar, leading her to her current position as Marketing Manager.
She’s worn many hats, and has excelled in all the roles she’s been given, but her extensive knowledge in marketing and sales, parented with her creativity and organizational skills, has made her a pillar in the company.
Thalia Caballero - Joined in 2018
Sales & Marketing Assistant
Thalia graduated from MDC in 2019 with an Associate in Science Degree in Graphic Design and is currently working as Jademar’s Sales and Marketing Assistant. Her knowledge and creativity have already been put to good use, as she is the designer of the new company logo and part of the web design team.
Since she joined Jademar in 2018, she has shown to be invaluable to the sales and marketing teams. We look forward to her long career at Jademar.
STAS BELIKOV - Joined in 2020
WEB CONTENT MANAGER & IT
Stas graduated from Kharkiv National University, where he majored economics and management. Later he attended to IT Academy and earned Graphics & Design and Website Development & Content Management degrees. A highly motivated and enthusiastic, Stas brings more than 12 years of experience in his field. Having worked on many projects in multiple industries in the past, Stas is able to multi task trouble shooting, problem solving, updating contents and keeping our website functioning at the highest capacity.
With the experience and the knowledge he has, Stas became an important asset to our company since October 2020. He loves what he is doing, he is eager to learn to help our company to stay ahead with new technology, software and gadgets.
Jeanette Ballesteros, CFE - Joined in 2010
Jeanette graduated from the University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s in business administration (International Management concentration) and has worked in the Accounting industry for over 23 years. She joined Jademar in 2010 and has been a vital member of the team. She is currently a Certified Fraud Examiner as of March 2019.
Isabel Oduardo - Joined in 1997
Procurement and Logistics Manager
Isabel graduated from the Datamerica Institute of Computer and Business Administration and has worked in the lighting field for more than 30 years. She worked for Hallmark Electric and then brought her billing, collections and import logistics experience to Jademar at 1997.
She is also the Chief Cuban Coffee Maker for the company and is a great asset to the company from her wealth of import knowledge.
Michelle Leon - Joined in 2005
Customer Service and Quotations
Michelle graduated High School in 2000 and continued her education at Broward Community College. She joined Jademar Corporation in 2005 and has been a valuable employee since then. She is very detail-oriented and takes great pride in her work, and our customers love her!
She works closely with our Sales team to provide excellent service and timely communication with customers. Representatives and is very detail oriented, takes great pride in her work and has excelled in her position.
Rosy Elias - Joined in 2014
Customer Service and Inside Sales Support
Rosy has been part of our customer service team since 2014. Being bilingual, she works closely with our V.P. of International Sales and our Central America Sales Representative.
Her many years of customer service experience have taught her how to meet and exceed each customer’s expectations. With her leadership skills and her ability to multitask, she has become a great asset to the company.
Melanie Francisco - Joined in 2022
Melanie graduated from University of the City of Valenzuela with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management. She has several years of experience in Customer Service, bookkeeping, and record management.
Melanie is part of our order entry department and works closely with our Sales team to provide excellent service and timely communication with customers.
Andres Villalobos - Joined in 2022
Andres graduated from Florida International University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has been in the lighting business for five years prior to joining Jademar.
Andres is currently our Production Manager, and he is using his education and skills to efficiently run this demanding department with success.
JUAN ANDRÉS PABÓN BORRERO - Joined in 2021
WAREHOUSE & PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE
Juan works alongside the Production Manager bringing his productivity and organizational skills to efficiently solve and expedite production tasks in a timely manner. He just celebrated his first anniversary with Jademar, and we are so happy to have him on board.
GRAY deMARTINO - Joined in 2020
Gray is the newest member of the Jademar Team, joining May 2020. He is responsible for welcoming new guests and making sure no food is left behind. When he isn't working, he enjoys playing fetch with his mom, Erica, and swimming with his grandpa, Joe.