Fulham’s Founder Bryan Wald Says Goodbye

April 11

From: Brian Wald <> Subject: To My Dear Friends, Colleagues and Associates. Date: April 10, 2013 8:48:24 PM CDT It is now 20 years that I’ve been in this business operating the Fulham Company.  My hours of work, deep dedication to the activities required and love for the organization have been unfailing.  However there comesRead more

Debra Monkman, Former Philips MarCom, is Available

March 26

MarCom professional with over 6 years experience who has developed, implemented and managed marketing communications strategies in both B2B and B2C markets for performance and value products in the US and Canada. Proven strengths in meeting goals and producing high quality through excellent interpersonal, motivational and communication skills. Review resume.

Cal Allen, Bega Lighting, R.I.P.

March 12

ALLEN, Caleb Stebbins “Cal” of Atlantis, FL, originally from Greenfield, MA, passed away peacefully at 74 years old on Monday, February 25. Cal entered Hospice care on Valentine’s Day with his wife and love of his life Nancy at his side. Cal and Nancy were married 56 years.  Read more.

Doug Avery to Retire from Southern California Edison

February 12

In an email sent to the industry today, Doug Avery announced his retirement from SCE effective 15 FEB 2013. Specifically, he stated, “Without your support, contributions, and willingness to partner to move technology forward, the Office of the Future, the California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program, the Sign Industry code work, Controllable ballasts Title 24Read more

Ken Selvidge (CAL Lighting) R.I.P.

January 31

The successful entrepreneur and businessman, a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia, started his career in the lighting business at KASCO, a lighting manufacturer’s representative firm he founded in the early 1970s in Peo- ria, Illinois. Greater opportunity brought him to the Bay Area, where he founded California Architectural Lighting, Inc. (CAL Lighting)Read more

Russell Cole (R.W.Cole Lighting) Rest in Peace

January 19

Russ Cole, a leader in the lighting industry, and Cole Lighting mainstay passed away Nov. 11th, 2012 at the age of 97. Born in 1915, he continued the C.W. Cole Lighting legacy started by his father, Clarence Cole in 1911. After graduating from college in 1938, he joined the company full-time in learning how toRead more

John Daly, Jr. to Cree

January 9

EdisonReport can confirm that John Daly, Jr., has accepted a position with Cree as the Director, International Sales.

Noel S. Florence (Lightolier) R.I.P.

January 4

Noel S. Florence, FIES 1918-2012   Noel S. Florence passed away on December 28 at the age of 94. For more than four decades, Noel was the leading light in Lightolier’s architectural design group, responsible for numerous lighting innovations that are still used today. Born in Nutley, NJ  but raised in England and educated inRead more