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

Nora Lighting Adds Six Rep Agencies in Western States

Three new rep firms will service Nora Lighting's commercial accounts and three will oversee commercial/showroom accounts....More

Intermatic Hires Ibarra as V.P. of Global Sales

Oscar Ibarra is now Intermatic's V.P., global sales. His area of expertise is the growth of international markets....More

Service Wire Adds to Sales Force

Jeff Lovett and Daniel Barvin have joined Service Wire in the Phoenix and Houston locations....More

Elemental LED Names Reps in Carolinas

Elemental LED, Emeryville, Calif., a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, recently announced partnerships with Bodwell Associates, QLS, and James....More

PG enlighten to Rep Hubbell Lighting in Northern Illinois

​Hubbell Lighting, Greenville, S.C., has appointed PG enlighten, Elk Grove Village, Ill., as its new representative for northern Illinois, including....More
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DSG Hires Feeney as CFO

DSG recently hired Mark Feeney as its new CFO. He will lead the company's financial management efforts and oversee the its accounting department....More
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Crescent Electric Supply Promotes Tucker and Kronfuss

Crescent Electric Supply recently promoted Jerry Tucker, a 30-year company veteran and Nick Kronfuss, who has worked for the company for 29 years....More

Knight Takes On COO Role at NC's EECO

Jeff Knight recently assumed the newly created role of COO. Knight reports to Mark Holmes, who succeeded Jack Lawson as president and CEO....More