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Management Team

BILL SHOTT

President

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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.

President

LEVI WILSON

VP OF DESIGN

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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.

VP OF DESIGN

RESIDENTIAL SALES TEAM

THERESA HAMMER

RESIDENTIAL SALES
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Theresa’s professional credentials combine a talent for client service with exceptional project management skills. She admits to being drawn to both the passion and standard of quality behind the Hammerton brands. Originally from Virginia, Theresa is an avid hiker and travel enthusiast, and enjoys running long distance

RESIDENTIAL SALES

AL, AK, AZ, CA North, GA, HI, IA, KS, KY, MO, NE, NV, ND, OR, SD, TN, WA

CASSIE HICKS

RESIDENTIAL SALES
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A Utah native, Cassie brings a business degree, a design background and an adventurous spirit to Hammerton. She is also no stranger to the company: “Years ago I sold Hammerton fixtures, and I was excited to learn that they now offer an incredible range of beautiful styles and price points.” She is a mother of two and an antiques enthusiast.

RESIDENTIAL SALES

AR, FL, IL, IN, LA, MI, MN, MS, OH, OK, TX, WI, International

CINDY EVANS

RESIDENTIAL SALES
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Raised in an Air Force family that moved all over the U.S., Cindy’s strong ‘people skills’ developed early on. After more than 20 years in sales and account management, she is thrilled to apply her professional strengths to her love for interior design at Hammerton. Outside of the office, Cindy loves to dance and spend time with her extensive family and friends.

RESIDENTIAL SALES

CA South, CO, ID, NM, UT, WY

RACHEL CASH

RESIDENTIAL SALES
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With a successful background in medical sales and a degree in fashion design and merchandising, Rachel brings both a client service and design orientation to her job. “I have great appreciation for the one-of-a-kind products we create here at Hammerton,” she says. Rachel stays fit with boxing, dancing, and keeping up with her two young sons.

RESIDENTIAL SALES

CT, DE, ME, MD, MA,NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VT, VA, DC, WV

KYLIAN HOLZER

RESIDENTIAL PROJECT MANAGER
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Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, Kylian’s background is in logistics but it is his strong Midwestern work ethic and project management skills that best distinguish him. “I love working at Hammerton — the atmosphere is fantastic, and I can communicate with anyone regardless of title,” he says. Outside of work Kylian is an avid skier and hiker.

RESIDENTIAL PROJECT MANAGER

RETAIL SALES TEAM

SCOTT “TORO” TORONTALI

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER, RETAIL
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SCOTT “TORO” TORONTALI

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.

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER, RETAIL

MARGARET BROADUS

RETAIL TERRITORY MANAGER
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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.

RETAIL TERRITORY MANAGER

AZ, ID-Coeur d'Alene, IL, LA, MI, NV-South, NJ, NY, OK, OR, TN, TX, WA, WI

ANGIE DEPASQUALE

RETAIL TERRITORY MANAGER
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A native of Salt Lake City, Angie brings an interior design degree and a background in small business development and marketing to her role on the Hammerton retail sales team. She loves the project management aspect of her job “and seeing the amazing detail that goes into creating a Hammerton light fixture”. When she’s not working Angie enjoys her teenage daughter, yoga, and the outdoors.

RETAIL TERRITORY MANAGER

AR, CA-North, CO, DE, HI, ID-South, IN, IA, KS, KY, MD, MN, MS, MO, NE, MT, NV-North, NM, NC, ND, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, VA, Wash DC, WV, WY

CHRISTINA MAMER

RETAIL TERRITORY MANAGER
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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, whereas a child she won a cow milking contest. She claims, “It’s the biggest trophy I own!”.

RETAIL TERRITORY MANAGER

AL, AK, CA-South, CANADA-East, CT, FL, GA, ME, MA, NH, UT, VT

BREEANN PIGGOTT

RETAIL JUNIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
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With a degree in interior design and a professional background in merchandising display, Breeann brings both a design eye and a strong problem-solving orientation to her job. “I enjoy the ability to use my creative side on a daily basis at Hammerton,” she says. A Utah native, Breeann loves to draw and paint, and studies Feng-Shui design in her free time.

RETAIL JUNIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL SALES TEAM

KELLIE SMITH

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL SALES
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Kellie originally studied law but, being a free spirit she found a better fit in relationship-based sales, which she pursued for over a decade before joining the company in 2009. “I take great care of my customers, and every day at work is different!” Kellie’s interests include sci-fi, shooting pool and the mountains of Utah. She is also a huge Dr. Who fan.

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL SALES

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, LA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NM, NV, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WV, WI, WY

JAY PEACE

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL SALES
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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.

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL SALES

AL, CT, DC, FL, GA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT

ALEX ITUMA

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL SALES
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One of 19 children, Alex moved to Utah from Nigeria at the age of 15. He brings to Hammerton over 20 years of relationship-based sales, account management and business development experience in both the U.S. and China. Alex is an avid road biker and ping pong enthusiast and spends his free time with his wife and three married daughters.

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL SALES

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, LA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NM, NV, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WV, WI, WY

SAMANTHA TRANG

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGER
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With a degree in interior design and technical sales, Samantha worked in retail sales and visual merchandising prior to coming to Hammerton. She uses her meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills to support the residential sales team. A native of Canada, Samantha speaks 5 languages and spends her free time knitting and running road races.

HOSPITALITY & COMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGER

Corporate Contacts

WILLIAM SHOTT

CEO

BSHOTT@HAMMERTON.COM
801.973.8095 X7018

LEVI WILSON

VP OF DESIGN

LWILSON@HAMMERTON.COM
801.973.8095 X7077

EDWARD R. SHEPLEY JR.

CONTROLLER

ESHEPLEY@HAMMERTON.COM
801.994.7359

ALEX MORTENSEN

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

AMORTENSEN@HAMMERTON.COM
801.973.8095 X7354

LUKE BACKHAUS

GENERAL INQUIRIES

LBACKHAUS@HAMMERTON.COM
801.973.8095 X7612

STEPHANIE CLAUSEN

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

SCLAUSEN@HAMMERTON.COM
801.994.7629

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Company Headquarters

Hammerton, Inc.
217 Wright Brothers Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-973-8095

Contract & Hospitality Sales

Phone: 801-994-7078

Product Service and Technical Assistance

801-973-8095 X7301

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