Meet the 2014ALA Pillars of Industry

Meet the ALA 2014 Pillars of the Industry

During the official ceremony at this month’s ALA Conference, the recipients will talk about their backgrounds in the industry, but we took a fun approach to revealing what you don’t know about this year’s honorees. The Pillar of the Industry awards recognize three ALA members – one for each category served by the ALA (manufacturers’ […]

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A New Era Begins – ALA Leadership Transition

In his last few months as President and CEO of ALA, Dick Upton reflects on his tenure at ALA plus the  challenges the lighting industry has faced — and overcome. If it weren’t for a chance meeting with a man who was involved with the National Chamber of Commerce, Dick Upton might have become a […]

Las Vegas Market adds Priscila Gilburg to Leasing Team

Priscila Gilburg Added to Leasing Team at Las Vegas Market

International Market Centers (IMC) has appointed Priscila Onou Gilburg, a 17-year trade show industry veteran who has held positions with GLM, MMPI, and ENK International trade show organizers, to join the Las Vegas Market leasing team to expand and enrich its temporary presentations to include more trend-forward, innovative, and directional resources. Effective Sept. 1, Onou […]

EYE Lighting Congratulates Mike Anderson

Eye Lighting’s Mike Anderson Completes Management Program

Mentor, Ohio-based EYE Lighting International congratulates Mike Anderson, Director/Specialty Products, for his participation in the 2014 Class of Leadership Lake County. Anderson is the second graduate of Leadership Lake County to enhance the management directing EYE Lighting’s success. Through dynamic meetings and active participation, Leadership Lake County engages established professionals in preparation for progressive leadership […]

FLOS US Architectural VP Jim Toole

FLOS Appoints New U.S. Architectural VP

Italian lighting manufacturer FLOS has named Jim Toole as Vice President and General Manager of its FLOS Architectural Division in the USA. His expertise includes 25+ years serving the high-end decorative and architectural lighting markets. An industrial designer by training, his career has spanned leadership roles in product and lighting design as well as company […]

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In Memoriam: Bruce Haynes

Long-time lighting and furniture representative Bruce Eric Haynes, a resident of Suffern, N.Y., passed away on June 10 at the age of 69. Born in New York City to the late Jerome and Georgia Haynes, Bruce also proudly served as an auxiliary police officer in Suffern. An avid golfer, he served for many years on […]

Universal Lighting Technologies OEM NE Regional Sales Manager David Mendes

Universal Taps David Mendes as OEM Regional Sales Manager

Nashville-based Universal Lighting Technologies has hired industry veteran David Mendes to its team as the new OEM Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast region of the United States. Mendes joins Universal with 14+ years of electrical industry experience including distribution and lighting services. Since graduating from Long Island University in 2007 with a degree in […]

Denny Rehm Retires

Wish Denny Rehm a Happy Retirement at Golden Lighting in Dallas

50-year lighting veteran Denny Rehm, VP/Sales of Golden Lighting, will retire in December. Denny Rehm has seen a lot of changes to the lighting industry since he began his career back in October 1965. One of the most striking changes, he points out, has been the migration of domestic manufacturers to facilities overseas. The concept […]

MaxLite Appoints Donille Perrone to Marketing Director

MaxLite Appoints Donille Perrone to Marketing Director

West Caldwell, N.J.-based MaxLite, a manufacturer of energy-efficient lamps and lighting fixtures, has named Donille Perrone as Director of Marketing. Perrone brings more than 15 years of marketing experience and will report directly to Thomas Rhee, Executive Vice President. “Donille is an accomplished, high-energy marketing executive with a solid background in the lighting and energy […]

Ron Naus Of B-K Lighting Memoriam

In Memoriam: Ron Naus of B-K Lighting

Ronald S. Naus, President of B-K Lighting + TEKA Illumination in Madera, Calif., passed away May 31 at the age of 47. He is survived by his wife, Danielle; their two children, Christian and Kai; his mother Belinda; sister Linda; and brother Rich. Raised on Long Island, N.Y., Naus spent his formative years in McHenry, […]