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Shat·R·Shield Lighting Announces Promotions

Effective Immediately, Shat·R·Shield Lighting Inc. announces the promotion of John McKeithan to Director of Operations and Douglas Adkins to the position of Controller.

John McKeithan

Since joining Shat·R·Shield Lighting in 2010, McKeithan has served several roles including Maintenance Manager
and Industrial Engineer. “He has shown success in learning new techniques in process improvement and operations management”, said Bob Nolan, Owner and CEO of Shat·R·Shield Lighting. “His leadership has enabled our supply chain management and manufacturing team to meet the stringent quality and delivery of products our customers deserve while enabling us to achieve our goals for growth as an LED fixture manufacturer.”

In this Senior Leadership role, McKeithan will be responsible for all procurement, manufacturing, maintenance, and warehouse operations.

Prior to his employment at Shat·R·Shield Lighting, McKeithan served in other roles of increasing responsibility and authority. He holds numerous certificates in Industrial Electronics, Industrial Electricity, Electrical Safety, Fiber Optics and more. John served 20 years in the United States Navy where he traveled the world as a Master Chief Electronics Technician/ Master Saturation Diver.

Douglas Adkins

Since first joining Shat·R·Shield Lighting in 2012, Adkins has taken on increasing responsibilities in finance and has played a role in product development, product management and inventory control.

In this Senior Leadership role, Adkins will be responsible for all accounting activities, business analysis, and corporate financial planning.

According to Karen Clouse, Shat·R·Shield Lighting’s President, “Doug’s valuable insight and financial analysis has continually allowed the Senior Leadership Team to move this company forward. He is a tremendous leader and resource to every manager and their team. We couldn’t be successful without him.”

Prior to joining Shat·R·Shield Lighting, Douglas accumulated over twenty-five years in accounting, the last thirteen in manufacturing. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a B.S.B.A in accounting and is a certificated public accountant.

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