Surya VP Sales Jim Curtin

Industry Veteran Jim Curtin Joins Surya as VP Sales

Calhoun, Ga.-based Surya has appointed Jim Curtin as VP/Sales & National Accounts. Curtin will oversee the development and growth of the company’s national accounts strategy across its multiple product lines (which now includes lighting and accessories) as well as lead the expansion of Surya’s sales initiatives within the floor covering segment. For the past 22 […]

IALD Professional Member Jay Wratten

IALD Welcomes Jay Wratten As A Professional Member

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has accepted Jay Wratten, an associate with WSP Group’s Boulder, Colo. office, as a Professional member of IALD. He has been an integral part of the WSP lighting group since 2006, after four years at Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design in San Francisco. He holds a bachelor’s degree […]

Maxlite Manager David Delgado

MaxLite Creates New Department, Promotes David Delgado

To meet the increased demand for specification projects and new products from distributors and other industry professionals, MaxLite® has created a Lighting Application and Certification department at its MaxLite West facility in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and has appointed David M. Delgado as manager. For the past two years, Delgado has served as the company’s lighting […]


ALA Appoints Justin Neumann as Vice President of Government Affairs

The American Lighting Association (ALA), headquartered in Dallas, has hired Justin E. Neumann as VP/Government Affairs. He is currently the Director/Government Relations with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and a graduate of Brigham Young University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Neumann has gained significant experience with lighting issues from his work at […]

Generation Brands

Generation Brands Promotes Michael Wolf & Stephanie Wilcox

Skokie, Ill.-based Generation Brands – the parent company of Feiss, Monte Carlo, LBL Lighting, Tech Lighting, and Sea Gull Lighting – has promoted Michael Wolf to VP/Customer Service and Stephanie Wilcox to Director/E-Commerce & National Accounts. Michael Wolf, VP/Customer Service Stephanie Wilcox, Director/E-Commerce & National Accounts   Wolf joined Generation Brands in 2006 as Customer […]

Orbit Industries

Orbit Hires Two New Regional Sales Managers

Orbit Industries has appointed Marcus Bannerman as Eastern Regional Sales Manager and Jerry Kehoe as Western Regional Sales Manager. “We are very fortunate to bring both Marcus and Jerry on board the Orbit team. They are electrical industry veterans who have worked in all areas of the business and who have many years of valuable […]

MaxLite Human Resources Manager Caroline Nagya

MaxLite Appoints Caroline Nagya as Human Resources Manager

West Caldwell, N,J.-based ,MaxLite® has hired Caroline Nagy as Human Resources Manager. She will report directly to Yon Sung, President and CEO of MaxLite. “The strategic appointment of Caroline will drive forward our personnel agenda as we plan for continual growth and customer support,” Sung says. “With her impressive track record, Caroline will play a […]

B-K Lighting

B-K Lighting Outdoor & Architectural Lighting Promotes Ryan Berrios

Ryan Berrios, a 21-year veteran of the company, has been promoted to the position of National Sales Manager for B-K Lighting + TEKA Illumination. His diligent work ethic and willingness to assume more areas of responsibility throughout the operation transitioned from production into Technical Sales. In the 21 years of his employment, he has developed […]

Feiss Monte Carlo President Matt Vollmer

Matt Vollmer Promoted to President of Feiss-Monte Carlo

Skokie, Ill.-based Generation Brands – the parent company for Feiss-Monte Carlo, LBL Lighting, Tech Lighting, and Sea Gull Lighting – has promoted 14-year company veteran Matt Vollmer to President of Feiss-Monte Carlo in addition to his current position as President of Sea Gull Lighting and Ambiance Lighting System brands. Prior to Vollmer’s promotion to Sea […]


ELK Promotes Haste & Ashley

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has promoted industry veteran John Haste to Senior VP/Sales & Marketing and James Ashley to the position of Senior Vice President. Haste joined ELK in 2009 as VP/Sales & Marketing, spearheading the expansion into the home furnishings channel. He was instrumental in establishing a furniture and accessories sales force as […]