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NAILD Welcomes New President, Board Members

Spencer Miles

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Spencer Miles, vice president of Pacific Lamp & Supply in Seattle, Washington, has been named president of the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD), the organization recently announced.

“Distributors have had to innovate in recent years as the lighting industry has evolved and business models have changed,” said Miles, who has more than 18 years of industry experience at Pacific Lamp, where he serves on the leadership team in an ownership position. “NAILD has been a leader in helping businesses like mine keep pace and get ahead through education and networking with industry peers who are facing similar challenges. Through these relationships, we have developed solutions to stay relevant and serve our customers’ best interests as we educate them on the best practices in the new lighting world.”

Miles, who has been an active member of NAILD for years, is excited to take on a leadership role in the organization.

“I want to continue to build membership and have NAILD remain a pioneer in lighting education,” he said. “Under Cory Schneider, our immediate past president, our membership and education programming expanded, and I want to continue that growth.”

Joining Miles on NAILD’s Executive Committee are:

  • President-Elect: Matt Thesing, owner, One Source Lighting of Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Treasurer: Brian Amundson, president, Pacific Lamp Wholesale of Beaverton, Oregon
  • Immediate Past President: Cory Schneider, LC, CEO, Lighting Unlimited, Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona

Kevin Wolff, national distribution sales manager, Jesco Lighting of Port Washington, New York and Alan Karen, senior vice president of global sales, SATCO, of Brentwood, New York round out the board of directors.

NAILD extends its thanks and recognizes the outstanding contributions of departing board members Robin Watt, account executive, C.N. Robinson Lighting Supply of Baltimore, Maryland and Josh Brown, vice president of distributor sales, Keystone Lighting of North Wales, Pennsylvania.

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Discussion (2 comments)

    tony scolaro June 17, 2019 / 12:40 pm

    I would like to begin a long term relationship with NAILD. Tony

      Michael Colligan June 24, 2019 / 11:04 am

      Hi Tony, NAILD would like to discuss your interest in your association. I also think you will like my articles on the China Question 3 and 4 coming out hot in a couple days……..

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