About Us

Limelight Landscape Lighting is a full-service outdoor lighting company committed to brightening people’s lives through the design and installation of outdoor lighting and audio. Whether it is landscape lighting, outdoor audio, or holiday lighting, we want to help our customers enjoy their outdoor living spaces. Our certified landscape lighting designers provide detailed plans and offer high quality fixtures to meet many different budgets.

Outdoor Lighting Team

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Lance Asti


Lead Lighting Designer

Limelight Landscape Lighting, LLC was founded in Knoxville, TN by Lance Asti. As both a Certified Lighting Designer and Luxor Specialist, Lance has the design knowledge and access to the very best technology in the industry.

Before beginning his career as a Landscape Lighting Designer, Lance was a collegiate swim coach at Clemson University, LSU, and most recently as the Associate Head Men’s Swim Coach at the University of Tennessee.

During his coaching career, Lance’s commitment to excellence and attention to detail granted him the ability to coach U.S. Olympians, American Record Holders. He was selected to coach Team USA at the 2018 World Championships in Hangzhou, China. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Tennessee and Master’s Degree at Ohio University.

When not working, Lance enjoys spending time with his wife, Lizzy and his 3 children, Bryden, Gaines, and Campbell. He is also passionate about the outdoors, gardening, backpacking, and anything to get out in the fresh air.

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DeShon Young

Holiday Lighting

Landscape Lighting Site Manager

DeShon is our site manager and leading our Holiday Lighting division. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tennessee along with Reliability and Maintainability. 

After graduating, he joined Limelight and has been instrumental in our success.  He is passionate about illuminating Knoxville’s beautiful neighborhoods.  In his free time, DeShon enjoys playing board games, video games, and watching UT sports.  He also enjoys fishing, biking, and spending time with friends and family.

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Jacob Kelley

Outdoor Audio

Landscape Lighting Technician

Kelley has taken the lead on Limelight’s Outdoor Audio division and is a member of the install team.

Kelley is a student at the University of Tennessee working on his degree in Sustainability and a self-proclaimed audiophile who enjoys everything about the Audio/Video niche. When he is not working, he enjoys tinkering with his cars or enjoying his home theatre.

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Kaylee Evans

Graphic Designer

Landscape Lighting Graphic Designer

Kaylee is our graphic designer and will be handling digital and print design collateral within our company. She graduated with a B.A. in Graphic Design from Lee University.

Outside of work, Kaylee enjoys spending time with her husband, Dylan, and with her friends through games nights, movies, and eating meals together. She loves cooking, running, traveling, and being active outdoors in any way possible. She finds her creative outlet sketching, painting, and small design projects.

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Seth Thompson-Bailey

Office Manager

Seth is our Office Manager and will be handling our warehouse and other logistic operations. He graduated with a B.A. in Supply Chain Management from the University of Tennessee.

Outside of work, Seth enjoys spending time with his close friends and is a fighter/coach for Knoxville Martial Arts Academy. He is an amateur fighter now but aims to become a pro and has goals to make it as far as he can. When Seth was in college, he swam at the Univ. of Tennessee under Associate Head Men’s Swim Coach, Lance Asti.