- 1976

John Thies joins Mid-West Lighting as a salesman.  Ultimately, John ascended to Sales Manager and retired recently as General Manager after 42 years of service to the company.  John has been responsible for many successful projects at Mid-West including our famous Lighting Affairs, the remodeling of our building, the development of National Accounts, and maintaining the high quality of our customer service and the great relationships we have with our vendors.