Andy Wakefield, Director, Home Systems, Business Unit, Lutron Electronics
Education: Served in the U.S. Navy.
Career History: After the Navy, Wakefield joined Lutron in sales and then management. His time in the Navy included the position of flight school instructor. In that role he enjoyed engaging people and getting them to learn and look at things in a new way. This translated well to his career at Lutron, especially as he now oversees all engineering, sales, marketing and manufacturing related to his division, which has led it to several consecutive years of growth.