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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Apr 04, 2017

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners with Latin America Electrical Representatives

Universal Lighting Technologies, Nashville, TN, signed an agency partnership with Latin America Electrical Representatives (LAREPS), Mexico City,....More
Mar 29, 2017

Petersen joins Enavate, Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP system provider

Enavate, a Denver-based provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP software has hired Matt Petersen as senior director of industry solutions to lead....More
Mar 21, 2017

NEMRA Announces Members of NMG Executive Committee and NEMRA Board of Directors

NEMRA recently announced the members of the NEMRA Board of Directors Executive Committee and the NMG Executive Committee....More
Mar 17, 2017

Obituary: Steve Waller, Industry veteran who worked for Electrical Wholesaling, EC&M and NAED

Steve Waller, a well-known electrical industry veteran who worked EC....More
Feb 16, 2017

Burndy Creates New Business Development Team

Burndy has created a new Business Development Team lead by Mike Hennings....More
Feb 13, 2017

NSi Industries Announces New Manufacturer’s Rep Agency

McDonough & Associates, Canton, MI, will represent all NSi Electrical products including Polaris and Tork brand products in Michigan effective....More
Feb 07, 2017

The ROI of Offshore Wind Farms

This article in today’s New York Times does a nice job of analyzing the improving return on investment of offshore wind farms. With the renewed....More
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Jan 25, 2017

David Meeks Named VP of Supply Chain Operations at Summit Electric Supply

David Meeks has joined Summit Electric’s leadership team as V.P. of supply chain operations. Meeks was recently the integration project manager and....More
Jan 25, 2017

Gordon Takes Over CEO Role at Winsupply

Roland Gordon has been named as Winsupply's CEO effective Jan. 31. He retains his title as president of Winsupply. Jack Johnston is stepping down....More
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