Jon Champelli LC, LEED AP, President
Jon Champelli Jon obtained a BA in Theater from St. Mary's University in Winona Minnesota, and an MFA in Lighting Design and Technical Direction from The Tulane University of New Orleans, Louisiana.

His diverse background includes experience with La Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre in New Orleans, the Comedie Francaise and Theatre du Vieux Colombier in Paris, France, as well as Foy Inventerprises (Flying by Foy), ShowTech Inc., and Fisher Technical Services in Las Vegas. Jon's 5 years as asst. designer, programmer, and operator for Cirque du Soleil's "O" adds a unique edge to his approach to lighting design.

Jon joined Paul Steelman Design in 1999, overseeing theater lighting, rigging and seating layouts, interior and exterior lighting, and custom visual feature design. He has completed numerous domestic lighting projects for the Venetian, MGM, Harrah's, Hard Rock as well as completed projects in Macau, Madrid, Manila, Helsinki, and Ho Chi Minh City.

Jon has served as President of shop12 design since its inception in 2007. He is currently working on a multitude of projects that span the globe including Las Vegas' newest mega-resort, Genting's Resorts World Las Vegas, as well as work for Naga Crop in Cambodia and Galaxy in Macau.

Jon has been Lighting Certified (LC) by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP) since 2007, is a professional member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and is LEED © AP accredited.