Mariel Taviana Acevedo, LC, MIES
Mariel has been involved in the lighting industry since 2003. She studied Theater and Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, specializing in Theater Lighting Design, and later went on to work in Architectural Lighting Design for the biggest Lighting Representative in Puerto Rico, where she worked in dozens of PPP design build projects as the lighting consultant. In 2013, she relocated to Portland to join the Solus team, where she’s supported local specifiers and design build contractors and heads up the distribution sales team. Mariel is driven by her passion for lighting and it’s her joy to share that passion with others.