The Brite Nites Team

In 1993, Brite Nites’ founder and CEO, Dean Lyons, set out with a yellow jeep and a ladder to install holiday lights for a friend. It wasn’t soon after people start are proud to say we have branched out and plan to light up all of the US! We are currently serving over 10 states!

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Dean Lyons

About: Founded Brite Nites because someone offered him $25 to take down the Christmas lights off their house back in 1993! A family guy through and through, he loves being a grandpa. His enthusiasm for life is definitely contagious!

Hobbies: Mountain biking in the summer, skiing in the winter, and adventuring with his family.

Jaime Lyons
Vice President of Business Operations

About: Fun fact, Jaime is the President’s oldest daughter and has been with the team since 2013. She is responsible for creating processes to better the customer experience and flow of business tasks. She enjoys being creative and bringing new technology and ideas to the company. When she’s not working she’s spending time traveling with her wife on the weekends.

Hobbies: Organizing, paddleboarding, exercising, reading, and being outside!

Chelsea Young
Office Manager

About: Chelsea joined Brite Nites in 2017 and clients love communicating with her! She works hard to make sure every client interaction is transparent and perfect. She is a social butterfly, appreciates music of all types, and is an animal lover.

Hobbies: Camping, kayaking, watching football (go Steelers!), gardening, decorating and traveling.

Pete Rakozy
Chief Marketing Officer

About: Wisconsin farm boy through and through who moved to the “big” city of Eagle Mountain, Utah to help businesses grow. Pete has an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business. Fun fact, he has been deported twice from the UK.

Hobbies: Outdoors, camping, cooking, playing The Legend of Zelda.

Karli Brand
Executive Assistant

About: Karli has a degree in Graphic Design and has been working in the marketing field for the last four years. Karli is the President’s middle daughter and the company started the year she was born, so Brite Nites has been around her entire life! Karli loves Christmas and getting to know other people.

Hobbies: Making smoothie bowls, juicing, traveling, pilates, and watching Netflix with her husband.

Krysta Morgan
Web & Graphic Designer

About: Krysta has worked with Brite Nites since 2014 and loves having the holiday spirit year-round! When she’s not building a website or designing new art prints, she’s spending time with her husband and toddler.

Hobbies: Singing, painting, and going to Trader Joe’s.

Kerri Bauer
Data Specialist

About: Kerri joined our team in 2017 and has over 15 years of experience providing high-quality data entry and administrative support from her home. Aside from work, Kerri is a loving mother of two beautiful children and a devoted wife to her husband of over 20 years.

Hobbies: Enjoys being with family and friends, most summer outdoor activities, nature photography, gardening, and volunteering.

Laura Bonilla
Office Assistant

About: Laura has a great background in tech and customer success management. She always brings new, great ideas to the team. Laura enters the office each day with such positive energy and delights us all with her presence. She loves animals and spending time with her family.

Hobbies: Reading, cooking, and knitting