About Us

EwingCole’s lighting designers strive to create unique and thoughtful design solutions that help communicate our clients’ mission and enhance the built environment. Lighting has the ability to define a space, impact the experience of every occupant, and bring life to the static form.   These unique characteristics allow us to bring our passion for design and personal commitment to excellence to every project. We work with our clients to find innovative ways to integrate lighting technologies that have long term impact in a space, maintained quality, and operational flexibility.

Our team has diverse experience offering a unique multiple-faceted approach that allows us to find the best solution from a holistic design perspective.

Lighting design services for all of our practices include:

  • Architectural lighting 
  • Exterior lighting integration and master planning
  • Net Zero/high-performance lighting 
  • Lighting controls 
  • Daylight integration and energy conservation analysis
  • Computer simulation modeling and daylight analysis
  • Custom lighting fixture design
  • Lighting system integration with building management controls for smart-building operation
  • Construction administration services including programming coordination, fixture aiming, and tuning


Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Mathias Lab
Edgewater, MD

This $29M project includes a new 94,000 sf laboratory addition to the […]

New York Giants & New York Jets

MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ

EwingCole performed the master planning, programming, design and documentation to develop […]

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Ambulatory Cancer Center
West Harrison, NY

A former office complex was creatively re-envisioned to create a […]


Kitchen 21
Brooklyn, NY

Originally completed in 1924, the nautical themed Childs Restaurants is a New York […]

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Our Team

Angela Matchica, PE, LC, LEED AP
Principal, Director of Lighting Design

Angela incorporates her knowledge of emerging lighting technologies and integrated system design with her creativity and unique expression for a cohesive lighting display. She has applied these visions to various facilities to create better, more functional environments for both staff and visitors. Angela couples her passion for lighting with her background in power distribution for a unified and efficient building system design.

Richard Garman, PE

Richard brings extensive electrical engineering and lighting design in Sports and Entertainment, Healthcare, Corporate, Educational and Industrial projects. He has vast knowledge of electrical power distribution, electrical power generation, telecommunications, lighting control and lighting design. His experiences include coordinating utility relocations, utility upgrades, synchronizing generators with utility services. He also has unique expertise in sports lighting design for all types and sizes of sporting facilities.

Christy Rogers, PE, LC, LEED AP
Lighting Designer

Christy brings more than a decade of experience in lighting and electrical design. Her work is an integral element many of the firm’s work for sports, entertainment, corporate, academic and government facilities. Her specialties in lighting design, lighting control and energy analysis have provided clients with environments that improve working conditions, visitor experiences, and lower overall energy expenditures.

Carl A. Speroff IV, PE, LC
Lighting Designer

Carl combines his training in architectural engineering with his artistic vision to create engaging, unique, and energy efficient designs that enhance the user experience. He has applied his philosophy of utilizing both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly lighting at various healthcare facilities, effectively blending his passion for lighting with his knowledge of controls and power distribution to create efficient, integrated designs.

Kyle Kavanaugh, PE
Lighting Designer

Kyle has extensive experience in electrical engineering and lighting design for  an array of project types including pharmaceutical, medical device and research labs. He designs the electrical systems for a wide variety of projects including medium voltage power systems, emergency generators and UPS systems, large facility distribution systems and coordinated the electrical systems with many intensive audio/visual and information technology systems. He works with the architectural design team to provide an efficient lighting and wiring system that can easily upgrade to reflect changing technology.