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About Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charleston

Get to know more about our Charleston team!

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives was started over 20 years ago, and Kenny Kaufman, owner of OLP Charleston, has been apart of the company’s growth and progress for the majority of its history! Kenny has been a part of the OLP family for over 18 years, and got his starting in Augusta, GA.Picture of Charleston home with outdoor lighting system

At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charleston, earning an honest living and making our customers’ homes safer and more enjoyable in the evening are important to our entire Charleston team and a part of our mission. We’re excited to be a part of a business that allows us to provide a valuable service to our customers that both allows them to enjoy their outdoor space more and also gives them more peace of mind.

What makes Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charleston stand out from the rest?

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charleston has a cool niche in the market. We are the experts in outdoor lighting systems, making us stand out from your traditional landscapers and electricians. Because of our niche expertise, we are able to have a quick turnaround, but with a process that allows us to know our customer, provide attention to detail, and strive to be the best Outdoor Lighting Company in Charleston. Having spent the past 18 years mastering the craft and business of outdoor and landscape lighting, we have put great value on building ongoing relationships with our customers so they never have to worry or fuss with their lights ever again. One less thing on the “Honey Do” list!

Our Charleston Community

Why does Kenny Kaufman, owner, love Charleston? “What I love about Charleston is that the natural, untouched landscape is so beautiful. Lighting becomes more like looking at a picture with a beautiful scenic view. There are so many great trees! From Palms to Oak to Crepe Myrtle; and then the marsh adds its own unique beauty. These natural landscapes are breathtaking when lighted properly.”

Meet the Charleston Team!

Kenny Kaufman, Owner of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charleston

Picture of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Charleston Owner Kenny Kaufman

Kenny began his career as a day laborer for the Augusta, GA franchise of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives while also serving in the military as an Army Reserves Medic. At 19 years old he quickly moved up the ranks to Operations Manager. By 23 Kenny found his true calling, being a local business owner! He purchased a franchise from OLP and has been expanding his businesses ever since. Kenny handles the day-to-day management of the business, including marketing, sales, building key trade alliances, providing skilled labor (he doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty), and managing 20 employees.

When he is not working, Kenny loves mentoring other young entrepreneurs, as well as serving on the board for the Columbia Executives and Owners Association, the franchise advisory Council for Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, and the Customer service council for Mosquito Squad.

When Kenny isn’t busy with community involvement or one of his franchises, he enjoys spending times with his wife, Melissa, their two golden retrievers (Ace & Sophie), and his beautiful nieces. He also loves golf, travelling, and boating on Lake Murray.

More about our Field Technicians

In addition to our office team, we also have a wonderful group of impressive, reliable field technicians. Our dream team is made up of individuals who are C.O.L.T. Certified, sales knowledgeable, and provide exceptional customer service to our Charleston neighbors. They are always ready to go above and beyond!

What is a C.O.L.T. Certification?

This is an OLP-specific certification developed by OLP owners (including Kenny) to ensure all field technicians are the most knowledgeable, reliable, and prepared for any outdoor lighting service in Charleston!

Are you ready to work with our Charleston Team? Call (804) 353-6999 today to get started!