About Us

We are hands-on, lighting-centric distributor consultants focusing on yield, light efficacy, and cost savings. Our expertise means we navigate the complexities associated with CEA lighting while you focus on growing the best crop possible.

Our disruptive business model—uncovering cost-reducing efficiencies and single point-of-contact create improved yield and reduced cost. Put our experience and opportunity to work for you.

Chris Brown – Chairman, CEO & Founder

As CEO of Wiedenbach Brown for over 40 years, Chris led the full-service lighting product provider to industry recognition as a premier player in American lighting distribution. Chris is now focused on horticultural lighting, energy-efficient solutions, and sustainability. He also has interests in circadian lighting for health and well-being, low voltage DC power distribution, and innovative lighting controls.

Betsy Brown-Daley – Chief Operating Officer

Former Sr VP of Wiedenbach-Brown, Betsy is a decades-long executive management professional in the lighting industry. She has extensive experience in the oversight and management of all corporate internal operations, including Finance, HR, IT, and Business Analytics.

Andrew Montgomery – Consultant

Andy launched Edisun Grow Lights overseeing all sales, marketing, and training of the field and distribution channel of the horticulture lighting industry. Andy is familiar with all aspects of light manufacturing; UL, ETL, DLC certifications; lighting and electrical channels; grow light technology; marketing and sales programs; horticultural training and presentations; in-field sales support and more.

Bill Weigle – Horticultural Advisor

Bill brings deep expertise in technically complex greenhouses, growth chambers, and gardens across many crops.  Controlled environment horticulture is his main area of expertise for both indoor and mixed-light projects and eager to explore the best solutions for each project. Bill was the greenhouse manager at Cal Poly as well as Plant Growth Facility Manager for Harvard University. He holds a B.S. in Botany from Humboldt State University and a B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture from California Polytechnic State University.

Thomas J Murray, Esq. – Legal Advisor & Founder

Thomas J. (TJ) Murray oversees all contractual and legal matters for UYS.  An attorney for more than 30 years he has advised and litigated matters for Fortune 500 companies; large general contractors on public works, commercial and residential projects;  small subcontractors in many different trade specialties; municipalities; insurance companies; partnerships and sole proprietors. His knowledge of the requirements and challenges for both large and small business operators is invaluable in crafting “win-win” agreements that are the foundation of any successful, long term business relationship. He graduated from Golden State University law school and is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in California.


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