Advocating for energy-efficient lighting and controls since 1982

Founded in 1982 by Dave Jockenhoefer, Lighting Associates, Inc. is a manufacturers' representative agency which sells lighting fixtures and controls in the eastern Missouri, central and southern Illinois area. We strive to inform and educate our specifiers, end users, contractors and distributors to find the right solution for your application. Whether your needs are basic lighting, energy-saving controls or theatrical systems, our focus is to offer you appropriate choices to fit your needs and budget.

Lighting Associates and its team of 50 employees represents over 130 leading manufacturers and offers unparalleled experience in the selection and application of lighting and controls of commercial, industrial, educational, healthcare and theatrical spaces. 

Get in touch with us to set up an office tour or lighting consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to inquire about our services.




3216 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Webster Groves, MO 63119


(314) 531-3500


Areas of Expertise

Commercial lighting

Commercial lighting today can be challenging to some but at LAI, we are fortunate to represent the best lighting manufacturers in the country that can solve any application. 


decorative + custom lighting

We are proud to represent manyquality and decorative manufacturers.  No matter the design intent or budget, our experienced lighting specification staff can assist the design community with selecting the appropriate decorative fixture for any application.

Industrial lighting

Industrial environments can be difficult to illuminate.  We can help you with your lighting needs from the cleanroom to the harshest environments. With representation from a variety of manufacturers we are able to help you specify the correct fixture and controls for your application resulting in a long-lasting, durable, reliable and environment appropriate solution.

lighting controls

Energy savings and environmental performance is leading today's lighting demand; therefore, lighting controls means much more than a simple ON and OFF switch.



Healthcare environments are always a challenge to illuminate.  In addition to the general illumination needs; patient satisfaction, infection prevention, and controllability must be considered.  By representing a diverse line up of manufacturers, we are able to help you select the correct lighting and lighting controls combination for your any healthcare application.

theatrical lighting + controls

We represent many of the leading manufacturers of lighting fixtures, controls and accessories used in the entertainment, broadcast and theatrical lighting industries. Our lines can be found in small and large venues worldwide, such as theaters, churches, restaurants, hotels, schools, television studios, casinos, theme parks and opera houses.


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Let's Chat.

Fill out the form below to tell us about your lighting or control inquiry. We'll contact you to answer your question(s) or get you in touch with the right people. Please be as detailed as possible. Include what industry for which you need assistance along with any document requests. You may also email or call us to make an appointment. Our general response time is one business day.

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