Illuminating Engineering Society Welcomes New Director of Development

Shayna Bramley Brings 21 years of Lighting Industry Experience to IES

Shayna BramleyNew York, NY, December 20, 2018 – Shayna Bramley will be assuming a new position with IES this coming January as its Director of Development. This new role will lead and manage all Society actions and promotions related to development, marketing, and communications. In addition, the position is responsible for implementing strategies to bridge education, standards, research, and membership.

Shayna Bramley is a proud graduate of Penn State University where she graduated with honors, receiving a dual Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Architectural Engineering with a Lighting/Electrical emphasis. Shayna is also a graduate of the University of Florida where she received her Master’s degree in Business Administration.

In addition to Shayna’s formal degrees, she also has accumulated numerous lighting industry credentials including Professional Engineer-Power (PE), Lighting Certified Designer (LC) from the National Council on Qualifications for Lighting Professionals (NCQLP), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Certified Energy Manager (CEM) & Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP) from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), NXT Level I Certification from Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), and a few others.

Shayna has been a lifelong member of IES since college, where she served as PSU Chapter President. Over the years she has worked as an Electrical Engineer, Lighting Manufacturer’s Sales Rep, owned her own Lighting & Electrical Design Firm and taught as an in-person Educator for several large lighting and lighting control manufacturers. More recently, Shayna was the entrepreneur who created iQ Education, LLC which specialized in online education, digital marketing, and learning management systems for the Lighting and Electrical Industry. Her company quickly grew to over 2000+ online learners and she sold it to a large utility consulting firm focusing on lighting education in 2017.

Throughout her career, Shayna has remained a strong proponent of Lighting Education, which is the core mission of IES. She has taught numerous introductory and intermediate lighting courses for local chapters, authored over 50+ AIA/CES approved courses on Lighting related topics, trained over 6000+ people in-person, taught AGI32 courses in NYC, been a guest speaker at numerous conferences and trade shows, and worked on several industry certification courses for utilities and professional organizations. Today, Shayna is currently a proud member of the NCQLP’s LC exam committee as an Item Writer…and no, she will not tell you any of the exam questions no matter how hard you try.

“Joining IES as an employee is an amazing opportunity that comes along only once in a lifetime. I truly believe that my diverse background and various careers have provided me a foundation in this industry unlike any other. To be able to combine all of those skills and mold them in a new position with IES is an honor.” said Shayna. “I have watched IES change dramatically over the past three years under the leadership of Tim Licitra. He has gathered a team of ‘All-Stars’ who have transformed this organization into something we can continue to be proud of for another 100 years to come. I am honored for the opportunity to join his team.”