Michael Parker – General Manager
As General Manager of EcoLight LED Solutions, Michael is responsible for the day-to-day running of the operations, which includes overseeing all aspects of management and communications between manufacturing, sales and operations in Canada, the United States and China. His duties also include R&D of new products to meet the growing needs of the company and to offer its customers the latest technology.
With over 20 years of commercial, retail and industrial real estate construction and operations management experience, Michael brings a diverse background of knowledge that translates into effective management practices.
Prior to joining EcoLight LED Solutions, Michael had Senior Management roles with TD Bank’s Real Estate Management Group and Whiterock REIT’s Real Estate Management Group where he oversaw extremely large, complex Green Building projects in numerous market segments. While at TD Bank, he was also a member of the Green Team that worked on Occupant Engagement programs with Landlords and GHG Reporting.
As well as serving as Chair, Board of Directors for the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) Toronto Chapter, Michael is also an active member of the Leadership Council for Toronto’s Civic Action’s Commercial Building’s Race to Reduce Program.
Michael strongly believes in sustainable construction and business practices, achieving his LEED AP BD+C accreditation and CSBA (Certified Sustainable Building Advisor) designation. He has a Master’s in Project Management and has completed CEM (Certified Energy Management) training.