Bill became Hammerton’s President in 2005 after 25 years in Silicon Valley, where he founded and ran two venture-backed software companies. His mother was an interior designer, his favorite high school classes were wood and metal shop, and his professional passion is applying innovative business models to old-line industries, so Bill says, “Joining Hammerton made lots of sense to me. Everyone else? Not so much.” Bill has a BA from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys making furniture in his home shop.
Levi has been working with metal since childhood, when he spent endless hours in his family’s ornamental iron shop in Salt Lake City. He founded Hammerton in a neighbor’s garage, and drew inspiration for early products from a trip to Timberline Lodge in Oregon. Since then, he has sourced design ideas from travels all over the world, and his innate understanding of metal as an art medium informs his ability to create truly spectacular lights. One of his many talents is the remarkable ability to translate rough design concepts into detailed freehand sketches, drawn entirely to scale.
Cassie, a proud Utah native, has a background in both business and interior design which has contributed to her success in sales and management during her nearly decade-long tenure at Hammerton. Her dedication is evident in her passion for collaborating with designers, turning their visions into reality through our beautiful artisan-crafted lighting. Outside of work, Cassie finds joy in spending time with her family, traveling and the outdoors.
With a degree in interior design, Breeann brings a passion to create beautiful and bespoke spaces. Her professional experience as a design consultant assisting interior designers with material selections has taught her “it’s all about the details!”. In her free time, Breeann is focused on raising her young daughter and enjoying all the nature Utah has to offer.
AR, AZ, CO, LA, MS, NM, NV (South), OK, OR, TX, WA.
Originally from Massachusetts, Kari came to Utah for college and never left. After several years as a project manager in the energy industry, she went back to school to study interior design and now applies both skill sets in her residential sales role at Hammerton. Outside of work, Kari enjoys camping, refinishing furniture, and playing classical piano.
AK, CA (North), HI, ID, MT, Nevada (North), UT, MT, WY, International
Born in Nashville, Summer grew up with an interior design stepmom, realtor mom, and new-home building dad. Renovating, decorating, and flipping homes was her childhood. “Working at Hammerton is like coming back to my creative roots,” she claims. “What we create here is so inspiring!” Summer is studying business marketing and spends her free time traveling, hiking, camping, swimming, and seeing all the live music she can.
AL, FL, GA, KY, MI, MN, TN.
Originally from the Georgia coast, Ron embarked on his first trip west to begin his career at Hammerton. He uses his organizational and project management skills to support our retail sales team, and continues to be amazed by the design and engineering work that goes into each Hammerton fixture. Ron is an Eagle Scout and loves to fish and hike.
Scott’s 25-year sales career includes field, channel and senior sales management positions at Black & Decker and Hunter Fan Company, where he led worldwide sales for the Casablanca division. A competitive racquetball player and musician, Scott spent many years as lead singer in a Led Zeppelin tribute band. He lives in Georgia with his wife and two dogs.
A native of New York, Margaret’s retail career began at Bloomingdale’s. She then moved through client service, brand development and inside sales positions, most recently at a Salt Lake City lighting wholesaler. She admits to have been drawn to Hammerton “by the innovative lighting designs and the exceptional team.” Margaret also enjoys yoga, books, doing community event work, and an occasional golf game.
IL, MI, NJ (North), NY, WI, Canada (West), International
A native of Salt Lake City, UT, Angie is a member of the residential team, where she contributes her educational degree and expertise in interior design and communications. Angie transitioned from a tenure in the retail team where she brings an extensive knowledge of products and custom offerings, ensuring every detail. Beyond professional pursuits, Angie spends time with her dog, Navy, traveling, and geeking out over design and all things creative. Her multifaceted interests contribute to a dynamic and vibrant presence within the Hammerton team.
CT, DE, DC, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, VA, WV
Formerly a sales representative for a prominent lighting showroom in Park City, Christina joined Hammerton’s retail sales team in 2017. At work, she particularly enjoys the experience of watching and learning first hand how Hammerton fixtures are made. Christina was born in Virginia but was raised in Europe. Christina enjoys skiing, hiking, and hanging out with her dogs.
ID, MT, UT, WY
Over the last seven years at Hammerton Sam has applied her degree in interior design and technical sales across several departments, most recently as a member of the hospitality & commercial sales team. A native of Canada, Samantha speaks five languages and spends her free time running road races.
Having spent many years in the interior design industry in both New York and Salt Lake City, Jay possesses an intimate understanding of the needs of Hammerton’s design clientele. At Hammerton he loves “working with some of the best people in the industry”. Originally from Louisiana, Jay is an avid country music fan and enjoys RVing with family and friends.
AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY, and Canada West
With an MBA and professional background spanning real estate and interior design, Dan brings both a creative eye and a strong business development focus to his role on our hospitality sales team. He is particularly inspired by the “wicked talented and creative people who work at Hammerton.” A native Utahn, Dan loves fly fishing, cycling and scuba diving.
AL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RH, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, and Canada (East)
Glassblowing initially attracted Emma to Hammerton, but it was her organizational mindset and love of problem solving that drew her to project management as a member of the sales team. “Hammerton offers multiple opportunities to learn,” she says, “Being able to see how everyone works together is one of my most favorite things about the company.” A Utah native, Emma is an avid outdoors person, art lover, gardener and budding chef.
Paul is general manager of Hammerton’s custom business and runs the hospitality and builder channels. During his 15-year tenure he has been instrumental in the company’s rapid scale-up in artisan glass and the adoption of AAMA-certified processes for outdoor products. Paul has a degree in Construction Management and enjoys sports and mountain activities with his wife and three active boys.
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