Karina Vargas-Aquino

Marketing Assistant

Karina Vargas-Aquino joined The Lighting Practice as a Marketing Assistant after graduating from Temple University. She previously worked for several start-up companies, which shaped her approach to marketing. Karina manages TLP’s online presence, supporting marketing initiatives through content creation, brand management, and website improvements. She works closely with the Principals and Associates, coordinating TLP’s responses to qualification and proposal submittals. Karina is inspired by the creativity within TLP and strives to expand her knowledge of the lighting industry every day.

What is the best thing about your job?
My favorite thing about my job is that my role is versatile. I get to doing something different every day.

If you couldn’t be a marketer, what would you be?
A historian.

What is your favorite thing about working Philadelphia?
I love walking by our finished projects and seeing the impact it has on the city!

What’s the most interesting thing about you that we wouldn’t learn from your resume alone?
I studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland in college! I lived in an apartment there for 6 months and traveled around Europe.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, Temple University

Credentials & Affiliations

  • Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) - Member