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People On the Move - August 12, 2022 Update

Aug. 11, 2022
Lots of promotions and executive appointments in the electrical market over the past few weeks. Check out who's in the news at Service Wire, Motion Industries, EASA, Energy Focus, Crawford Electric, Border States and other companies.

Service Wire Co. (Culloden, WV)

Trish Weisberg  (photo) was promoted to director of human resources. She will coordinate efforts of the company’s human resources team across its Houston, Phoenix and Culloden facilities. Weisberg has experience managing multiple operational and sales facets across the company, including supply chain, quality systems, manufacturing and procurement. A graduate of Southern Methodist University and Rice University, she is a third-generation employee of Service Wire.

In other Service Wire news, David Miller joined the company as an inside sales rep in the Culloden sales office. He will be serving the territories of Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Miller has more than 30 years of experience in sales, including experience with local, regional and national markets.

Cerrowire (Hartselle, AL)

Randy Clos joined the company as vice president of finance. He will be responsible for leadership of the company’s accounting and finance teams.

Clos has led financial teams for more than 20 years, primarily in the wire and cable industry —10 of those specifically within the Marmon Electrical Group, a Berkshire Hathaway company. In his most recent position as vice president of finance at Marmon Utility, Clos led teams for brands like Hendrix and Kerite. He has an accounting degree from Southern New Hampshire University and is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Nora Lighting (Commerce, CA):

Elijah Anderson is the company’s new Midwest regional commercial sales manager. He has more than 10 years experience working in sales and lighting throughout the United States. Anderson will be based in Wisconsin, and will oversee nine commercial rep agencies throughout his territory.

WAGO (Germantown, WI)

Clayton Windsor has been named regional sales manager for southeast Wisconsin. Windsor has been with WAGO for the majority of his professional career, serving the last two years as North American product manager for Rail Mount Terminal Blocks.

In other WAGO news, Jeffrey Govek joined the company as a senior sales and application engineer. After receiving his degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tulsa, he got his MBA from Methodist University. Govek, now based in the Dallas area, has worked in the oil and gas, printing and IoT industries. He also ran his own automation consulting company for many years prior to joining WAGO.

Motion Industries (Birmingham, AL)

Lisa Solomon has been promoted to senior VP - corporate accounts. In her new role, Solomon will lead all of Motion’s corporate accounts in North America, plus other company teams, including the corporate accounts support group, corporate accounts development, P2 MRO, onsite solutions, energy services and International Sales. Originally from Michigan, Solomon graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in broadcasting, communications and marketing.

Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) (St. Louis)

EASA appointed new international officers for the 2022-2023 administrative year:

Chairman of the board: Sid Seymour of Seymour-Smith Electric Motor & Pump Service in Burlington, Ontario

Vice-chairman: Sean McNamara of Komatsu in Rutherford, New South Wales, Australia

Secretary/Treasurer: Paul Rossiter of Energy Management Corp., Salt Lake City, UT.

Serving on the executive committee with the above officers are Tim Bieber of D-Electric, Inc., Quakertown, PA; Barry Bullard of EMI Power & Automation Decatur, AL; and Mathis Menzel of Menzel Elektromotoren GmbH in Berlin, Germany.

Energy Focus (Solon, OH)

Clifford Griffin, Steve McGuire and Nicholas Peragine joined the company. Griffin joins the company as senior corporate controller and chief accounting officer from Babcock & Wilcox, a $700-million-plus global company in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets. He previously worked at Advanced Lighting Technologies.

McGuire joins Energy Focus as director of business development and will lead OEM relationship development, primarily for the EnFocus Power Line Control (PLC) technology. He has 25 years of experience in the lighting industry, primarily with Philips Lighting.

Peragine will be director of regional sales and brings over 10 years of relevant experience building and leading sales teams in the commercial lighting industry.

Border State Electric (Fargo, ND)

Anthony Serati was promoted to vice president of operations from vice president of procurement, according to a LinkedIn post. He has been with the Border States Electric since 2003.

Crawford Electric Supply/Sonepar (Houston)

Megan Bishop is the company’s new VP of human resources. She comes to Crawford Electric Supply from the oil and gas industry has 15-plus years of human resources experience.