Jim Lucy

Chief Editor, Penton Media

Jim Lucy has been wandering through the electrical market for more than 30 years, most of the time as an editor for Electrical Wholesaling, Electrical Marketing newsletter and CEE News. During that time he and the editorial team for the publications have won numerous national awards for their coverage of the electrical business. He showed an early interest in electricity, when as a youth he had an idea for a hot dog cooker. Unfortunately, the first crude prototype malfunctioned and the arc nearly blew him out of his parents' basement.

Before becoming an editor for Electrical Wholesaling magazine and Electrical Marketing, he earned a BA degree in journalism and a MA in communications from Glassboro State College, Glassboro, NJ., which is formerly best known as the site of the 1967 summit meeting between President Lyndon Johnson and Russian Premier Aleksei Nikolayevich Kosygin, and now best known as the New Jersey state college that changed its name in 1992 to Rowan University because of a generous $100 million donation by N.J. zillionaire industrialist Henry Rowan. Jim is a Brooklyn-born Jersey Guy happily transplanted in the fertile plains of Kansas for the past 20 years.

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May 24, 2017

FLIR Appoints Cannon President & CEO

James Cannon has been appointed as FLIR's president and CEO, effective June 19....More
May 18, 2017

Lunera Appoints CEO

Lunera has appointed John Bruggeman as CEO to drive the company to be first-to-market with smart building services using the company’s patented plug-....More
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May 18, 2017

Aimi Joins Omni as a Regional Manager on the West Coast

Tony Aimi is now Omni’s northwest and northern California regional manager....More
May 18, 2017

Allied Wire & Cable Hires Tremblay to Manage New Montreal Office

​Allied Wire & Cable (AWC), Collegeville, PA, has hired Eric Tremblay a veteran of the wire and cable industry in Canada....More
May 18, 2017

Blanchard Associates to Rep Anamet in Hawaii

Anamet names a new rep in Hawaii....More
Apr 26, 2017

Obituary: Crescent Electric’s Dick Schmid

Richard T. (Dick) Schmid, who devoted his working career to the electrical distribution industry and Crescent Electric Supply, the company his....More
Apr 18, 2017

Obituary: Thomas Anthony Geis – Independent Rep in Arizona

Long-time Arizona rep Thomas Geis passed away on Jan. 31 at age 83....More
Apr 06, 2017

Winsupply Acquires SoCal Electrical Distributor

Winsupply Inc., Dayton, OH, added two electrical supply locations in Southern California with its purchase of Electrical Sales, Inc., Vista, CA....More
Apr 04, 2017

Hubbell Lighting Appoints Rep in Northern California

Hubbell Lighting, Greenville, NC, has appointed Lighting Systems, Berkeley, CA, as its new representative throughout Northern California....More
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