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.

Posts by Jim Lucy


Summit Electric’s Jury Joins NAW Institute Board of Directors

Victor R. Jury, Jr., chairman and CEO, Summit Electric Supply, Albuquerque, N.M., was elected to a four-year term on the NAW Institute's board of....More

Williams joins Carlo Gavazzi as Area Sales Manager in Midwest

Michael Williams is Carlo Gavazzi’s new area sales manager for southern Illinois, Missouri and Kansas....More

Sullivan Named IEWC Senior V.P.

Paul Sullivan, an industry veteran with more than 40 years of sales experience, is now senior V.P., North American Sales for IEWC....More

Border States Electric Names Tepley Alliance Manager

BSE has promoted Ryan Tepley to alliance manager serving Xcel Energy. Tepley joined BSE in October 1999....More

Summit Electric’s Jury a Finalist in Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition

One of the electrical market’s own is among the finalists in the prestigious Ernest....More

Service Wire Adds Sales Reps

Service Wire has hired several new salespeople....More

Update on Tesla's Gigafactory

Bloomberg recently published an update on the construction progress of Tesla's $5 billion-dollar gigafactory....More

Apex Electrical Sales now repping Perma-Cote PVC conduit

Apex Electrical Sales now represents Perma-Cote PVC-Coated Conduit in Arizona and Clark County, Nev....More

ElectroTech’s Ellias Gets CSP Distinction

ElectroTech's Mike Ellias has received his CSP designation with distinction. CSP (Certified Sales Professional) training is held in multiple....More

Smith Joins Electric Supply Center’s Project Lighting Group

Mark Smith has joined Electric Supply Center’s Project Lighting unit....More