NAED Elects Board Chair for 2009–2010
The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) has named Burt Schraga of Bell Electrical Supply to lead the board directors in 2009–2010. Schraga joined Bell more than 30 years ago and is now the CEO of the Santa Clara, California-based distributor. Richard Waterman of International...
Q & A with Renee Rooker, executive director of the Walla Walla (Wash.) Housing Authority
MEET RENEE ROOKER, executive director of the Walla Walla (Wash.) Housing Authority. She has led the agency since 1991, and during her tenure, the organization has received local and national recognition for its housing and economic development programs.
Acuity Adds New Board Member
George C. Guynn has been appointed to the board of directors of Acuity Brands.
Murray Feiss Promotes Crow
Murray Feiss Lighting has promoted Michael Jody Crow, formerly director of visual merchandising, to the position of creative development director. He will be responsible for managing the company's marketing and graphics departments, as well as showroom set up and display.
Precision Fluorescent Names New VP
Michael Doyle has been appointed as Precision Fluorescent's new vice president of sales and marketing, responsible for developing the company's exeternal sales force of payroll and agency-based sales representatives.
Craig A. Maraschky has been named the new executive director of the Aurora Housing Authority in Aurora, Colo.
Anixter Named NAED VP-Elect
Steven Anixter, president of Advance Electrical Supply of Chicago, has been appointed by the National Association of Electrical Distributors' South Central Regional Council as the South Central Region vice president-elect for 2009-2010.
Schuler Shook Promotes, Adds New Staff
Schuler Shook has promoted Robert McVay in the firm's Dallas office to project consultant from his previous position as theater consultant. Also Leigh Gice has joined the Minneapolis office as a lighting designer, and Lee Potter-Murray has joined the firm's Chicago office as a theater consultant.
Vincent Bruno has been appointed director of marketing for Crestron. W2 Architectural Lighting has named Anna Schast as its regional sales manager for all states east of the Mississippi River in the U.S. and eastern Canada. Michael T. Hadank has been appointed national sales manager for W.A.C...
Renaissance Names Sales Chief
has appointed Robert T. McCulley as vice president and the new head of its global sales organization.