News and Events


Executive Announcement

August 13, 2018

H.E. Williams, Inc. is pleased to announce the following organizational changes:

Jenny Brust | Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

In her 19 years with Williams, Jenny has held multiple leadership positions in Accounting, New Product Development and Marketing. In this new role, Jenny will be responsible for strategic planning and the overall effectiveness of the company’s sales, marketing and product management functions.

Jeff Simpson | Director of Inside Sales

Jeff has served as Customer Service Manager for nearly eight years. His performance has been key in maintaining excellent customer relations. We look forward to Jeff directing the daily operations of the customer service, quotations and applications teams to sustain one of our strongest attributes – unmatched customer satisfaction.

Larry Chapin | Senior Product Manager

Starting in Customer Service over four years ago, Larry advanced to Product Manager. Larry’s tenacity and ambition has significantly impacted how we interpret the market’s product needs. As a voice of the customer, Larry will be responsible for overseeing the company’s product portfolio and communicating market requirements to management.

All New LED Downlight Collection

July 24, 2018

Providing an exceptional solution for sleek, modern architectural lighting, the all new LED downlight collection from Williams effortlessly completes any space. Sporting a variety of attractive trims and beam angles, each LED downlight guarantees flawless illumination.

  • Innovative TrimLock™ reflector retention system ensures the trim remains flush with the ceiling plane.
  • 2, 4, 6 and 8 inch apertures are available in round, square, fixed, adjustable, and shallow plenum styles.
  • ENERGY STAR certified industry-leading efficacies as high as 120 lumens per watt.

Supporting our Community

June 15, 2018

H.E. Williams, Inc. is proud to support our community by partnering with Habitat for Humanity on local projects. Recently, we held a Williams workday to complete the landscaping and other finishing touches on the 150th home constructed by the Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity. We look forward to future projects we will be building together!

DLC Qualified Products

April 26, 2018

Over 500 Williams products are now DLC Qualified!

To easily find the product you need, visit the new DLC page on our website.

Matt Edmunds Joins Williams

April 23, 2018

Join us in welcoming Matt Edmunds to the Williams team as Sales Manager for the Southwest Region.
Matt has been a sales professional for over 12 years. During that time, he worked with local agents to drive sales through the specification, national account, distributor, and contractor channels. He brings with him a passion for lighting and relationship building.
In his free time, Matt loves spending time with his wife, Ashley, and their two daughters, Addison and Avery, preferably at a pool or beach.