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About Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia

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Owned and operated by Kenny Kaufman, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia has been serving Columbia, SC community for over 12 years! Kenny himself has almost 20 years of experience as both a local small business owner, as well as in the outdoor lighting system industry. With his impressive history in the business and ability to grow a reliable team, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia is the best in the business!

Our goal, every day is to earn an honest living by making our Columbia customers’ homes safer and more enjoyable, especially in the beautiful summer evenings. We’re excited to be a part of a business that allows us to provide a valuable service to our community that both allows our customers to enjoy their outdoor space more, and also gives them additonal peace of mind.Picture of Charleston home with outdoor lighting system

Why is Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia the Best?

Unlike traditional landscapers and electricians, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia focuses solely on the niche industry of outdoor lighting. Because this is our only focus and expertise, we offer unbeatable design consultations, quick installations, and reliable systems and maintenance plans that simply can’t be beat! We will give your Columbia home or business the attention to detail it deserves, and we pride ourselves on having the best customer service available for all your questions and concerns. From our owner, Kenny, “I have spent the last 18 years mastering this craft. We build an ongoing relationship with our Columbia customers so they never have to worry or fuss with the lights. One less thing on a “Honey Do” list.”

Why We Love Serving Our Columbia Community

From our owner, Kenny Kaufman: “Columbia has a very diverse customer need based on location. Whether it's by the lake, downtown or in the northeast each has a different style & architecture that makes outdoor lighting very challenging & very rewarding.” Our team has made Columbia its home for over 10 years, helping our neighbors beautify their property and add extra security for their family is why we love doing what we do!

Meet Our Columbia Team

Kenny Kaufman, Owner of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of ColumbiaPicture of Kenny Kaufman, Owner of OLP Columbia

Kenny began his career as a day laborer in Augusta, GA franchise for another Outdoor Lighting Perspectives franchise while also serving in the military as an Army Reserves Medic. When Kenny was 19 years old he became an Operations Manager. By 23, through hard work and determination, he made his dream come true and being a local business owner! He purchased his first franchise, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia, and has been expanding ever since. Kenny handles the day-to-day management of the business, including marketing, sales, building trade alliances, providing skilled labor, and managing 20 employees across his multiple businesses. Kenny enjoys being involved with his businesses and loves a challenge and getting his hands dirty.

In his spare time Kenny loves mentoring other young entrepreneurs and 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.

Married to his high school sweetheart for the past 16 years, Kenny loves spending is free time with his wife, Melissa, their two golden retrievers, and his nieces. Kenny also loves travelling, boating on Lake Murray, and playing golf.

More about our Field Technicians

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Columbia also has the best group of impressive, reliable field technicians. Our team is COLT Certified, sales knowledgeable, and provide exceptional customer service to our Columbia 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 Columbia!

Work with us today! Give us a call at (803) 274-6115!