Electric Supply Center (ESC), Boston, announced the addition of Cheryl
Crowley and Susan Lundin to the company’s Project Lighting unit. Crowley has held various project management roles with distributors and manufacturers. Lundin brings with her 27 years of experience with lighting reps and distributors, serving in training and project management roles.
Independent Electric Supply (IES), Somerville, Mass., made two recent changes to its executive team: Industry veteran Jeff Cronin has been named vice president of opera- tions and purchasing.
Bob Trolander, current vice presi- dent of sales at IES, has accepted additional responsibility in the role of vice president of marketing and business development.
David Mayer has been named vice president and general manager of
Kaman Fluid Power, Bloomfield, Conn. He joined Kaman in 1989 and has served in a number of areas including business development, strategic plan- ning, product management, and fi- nance. He is a past president of the Power Transmission Distributors As- sociation, and most recently served as vice president of marketing at Kaman Industrial Technologies.
Kevin Powell has joined Albuquerque, New Mexico-based
Summit Electric Sup-
ply in the role of president. He began his career as a sen- ior sales engineer for an international manufacturer be- fore entering the distribution field as an inside salesman. He then ad- vanced to positions in outside sales and branch management, including executive roles. He most recently
served as president and CEO of Van Meter, Inc.
Barron Lighting an- nounced the addi- tion of Karl Zartar-
ian as Northeast regional vice presi- dent. He brings with him more than 25 years of experi- ence in sales and marketing, includ- ing positions held at Crouse-Hinds, Hubbell Lighting, Generation Brands/ Sea Gull Lighting, and most recently serving as channel and key accounts director at Eaton/Cooper.
Chris Crumlich has joined Halco
Lighting Technologies as sales opera- tions manager. He has more than 15 years of sales leadership experi- ence, most recently serving as senior customer care manager for Fabral. He has also held management posi- tions at Reliance Worldwide, United Technologies, Berlin Packaging, and Karcher Residential Solutions.
At Intermatic, Jeanne Stark has as- sumed the position of vice president of marketing. Stark joined the com- pany in May 2016 as national ac- counts manager after 17 years in the electrical industry, including 12 years at Schneider Electric.
LSI Industries re- cently announced three executive appointments:
Jodi Alston is now indoor prod- uct manager of the Lighting Solu- tions division. She brings with her more than 10 years of lighting expe- rience, with a background of com- mercializing large-scale product launches and developing multi-
generational prod- uct road maps.
Howie Japlon is now executive vice president, HR and general counsel. He previously served as vice president, general counsel, and secretary at ACE Hardware and worked for RG Steel and Schnei- der Electric.
Jamie Thomas is now outdoor prod- uct manager for the company’s Lighting Solutions division. He brings with him more than 12 years of lighting experi- ence, including work with marketing and utility incentive programs.
Richard Duncan joined Orbit as out- side sales rep for the greater Los An- geles and Central Coast regions of California. He previously served as outside sales account manager for Wrist North America. ;
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Dennis McDonald, 63, died April 9.
He was the founder of McDonald As-
sociates and a past chair of NEMRA.
He is survived by his wife, Linda;
three children; and one grandchild.
Thomas (Tom) Geis, 83, died
Jan. 31. He and his wife, Beverly,
founded Geis Sales. He was active in
NAED, NECA, IECA, and NEMRA and
was a member of the Electric League
He is survived by his wife, Beverly;
three daughters; eight grandchildren;
and 14 great-grandchildren.