Shepherdstown, WV: David R. Errigo, vice president of sales for luminaire manufacturer LumenOptix, has been elected chair of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB), the independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education foundation sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, and agencies of the U.S. government.
Cary S. Mendelsohn, CEO of Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company (Chicago, IL), was elected vice chair of the Bureau, representing the interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO). Raymond E. “Ray” Kasmark, Jr., the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ (IBEW’s) director of business development, was elected secretary/treasurer.
Mr. Errigo joined LumenOptix in 2005, moving on to fill various positions in the company’s sales and marketing departments, supporting LumenOptix’ regional sales team and independent manufacturer’s representatives across the country. He was named LumenOptix’ vice president of sales in 2015. In the past, he has been LumenOptix’ representative to the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). He earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts and a Master of Business Administration degree from Rider University (Lawrenceville, NJ).
The National Lighting Bureau is an independent, IRS-recognized (501(c)(3) not-for-profit, educational foundation that has served as a trusted lighting-information source since 1976. The Bureau’s services are provided to the public free of charge, thanks to the generous funding of the Bureau’s sponsors: professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, and agencies of the U.S. government, including:
- A.L.P. Lighting Components, Inc.;
- ATG Electronics;
- Forest Lighting;
- GE Lighting;
- Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES);
- Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company;
- interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO);
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers;
- International Landscape Lighting Institute;
- Jan & Brooke Luminae, LLC;
- Lighting Controls Association;
- Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.;
- National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA);
- National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA);
- OSRAM SYLVANIA;
- U.S. General Services Administration; and
- Viscor Group of Companies.