Agency Profile

Representing the most inspiring products in the lighting and home décor industry, Anhut & Associates was formed by John Anhut in January, 1985. He quickly established a reputation for excellence in the industry. Since then he has continued to build a driven, motivated, energetic team dedicated to this mission.

Anhut & Associates is based in Atlanta and represents Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, Georgia and Tennessee.  Focusing on residential and light commercial markets,we call on lighting showrooms, electrical distributors, architects, designers and retailers.

With sales representatives in several key markets, and a fully staffed support team based in Atlanta, Anhut and Associates offers unsurpassed responsiveness, superlative customer support and an outstanding collection of product lines. 


John Anhut

John Anhut is based in Atlanta, GA. As the owner and founder, he oversees all of Anhut & Associates sales and operations. John covers the Atlanta Metro Area, Alabama, Tennessee and Florida Panhandle lighting territories. He also handles all of the home décor lines.



John has been in the industry for over thirty years, and participated in its tremendous growth. He has built a business based on integrity and dedication to his clients. He represents an exceptional collection of lighting and home décor lines that offer this same dedication to quality, integrity and style. Originally from Michigan, John graduated from Notre Dame. He has called Atlanta home for many years, and has deep roots in his community. He calls on his customers regularly which include lighting showrooms, design firms, furniture showrooms, builders and their electrical distributors. He also attends the major lighting and home décor shows throughout the year.


Over the years, John has built a team of seasoned professionals that mirror his level of professionalism, work ethic and enthusiasm. As a team, they work together to bring their extensive product offering to their clients with the highest levels of responsiveness and support.

Charity Queen

Charity Queen is based in North Georgia as our representative for lighting lines in the Georgia territory. Charity brings a clear understanding of the needs of electrical distributors and lighting showrooms that comes from years of experience in the residential lighting industry.

Charity has been in the lighting industry for eighteen years. She comes to us from Outsides Sales for an electrical distributor in the North Georgia area where she dealt with customers ranging from architects, electrical contractors, homeowners, designers, decorators, and OEM superintendents. Before that she managed and built her own lighting showroom. Charity earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management from Covenant College in 2003. She now lives in North Georgia with her family.

Kelly Dougher

Based in Nashville, but also has deep roots in the Memphis area. Kelly's energy, genuine desire to foster great customer relationships and familiarity with the Tennessee market make him an outstanding sales representative.

Prior to joining Anhut & Associates, Kelly served as an Account Manager for Complete Packaging Systems where he established, developed, and maintained corporate relationships within an eight-state territory. Kelly served as a National Account Manager for Office Depot where he specialized in national accounts while cultivating new business. He won several awards for his sales and service during his 17-year career with Office Depot. Kelly is a seasoned sales professional who began his career with Unitog in Memphis, TN and also worked with Medline Industries. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from the University of Memphis. On a personal note, Kelly enjoys spending time with his two children and mastering his golf game.