Bill Sanford in memoriam

A Tribute to the Late “Bill” Sanford of Weiss & Biheller

A Tribute to the Late “Bill” Sanford of Weiss & Biheller  by his son Peter Sanford Crystal lighting veteran George MacGregor “Bill” Sanford died peacefully at the home of his daughter, Amanda Sanford Smith on November 17 at age 93. He woke that morning, ate breakfast, had a shower, got dressed, sat in his chair, […]

George Feldstein of Crestron

In Memoriam: George Feldstein of Crestron

The world-wide staff of home automation and controls company Crestron, headquartered in Rockleigh, N.J., mourns the passing of its Chairman and Founder, George Feldstein, after a brave year-long battle with brain cancer. He passed away peacefully at his home on November 5, surrounded by family. A company statement issued by Crestron noted, “His passion and […]

Golden Lighting Names Steve Falk New VP of Sales

Golden Lighting Names Steve Falk New VP of Sales

After a competitive national search, Tallahassee, Fla.-based Golden Lighting has hired Steve Falk as its new VP/Sales, succeeding industry veteran Denny Rehm, who is retiring after six years with the Golden Lighting family. With nearly three decades of sales experience in the lighting industry — most notably with Kichler — Falk brings a depth of […]

Denise McGaha Appointed Currey and Co Brand Ambasador

Currey & Company Appoints Denise McGaha as Brand Ambassador

Bob Ulrich, VP/Sales & Marketing for Atlanta-based Currey & Company, has appointed Denise McGaha as Brand Ambassador. This newly created position will enable the company “to build a deeper connection and awareness with our customers,” Ulrich says. Interior designer Denise McGaha also has experience as a blogger, presenter, and marketing executive for luxury retailer Neiman […]

Universal Lighting Technologies

Universal Lighting Technologies Hires Juan Carlos Vazquez

Nashville-based Universal Lighting Technologies has named Juan Carlos Vazquez as its international agent representing the product line in Mexico. “With over two decades of experience, Juan’s knowledge and expertise within the sales and lighting industry is insurmountable,” says Ramon Maciasrivas, Manager/International Sales. “We are incredibly fortunate to have Juan Carlos representing us. His ability to […]

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’ […]


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 […]