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Nora Lighting Announces Promotions and New Hires

Nora Lighting Announces Promotions and New Hires

COMMERCE, CA — Nora Lighting announces the appointments of six staff members to new administrative, engineering and graphics positions.   

“It is exciting to watch Nora grow and be able to offer career opportunities to our staff members,” said Fred Farzan, president of Nora Lighting.

Recently promoted are: Gerlie Elizaga and Evelyn Ybanez to the Accounts Receivable Department; Ricky Tlapanco to Procurement and Edgar Alonso to Customer Service Support. Elizaga and Ybanez previously worked as accounting assistants and Tlapanco and Alonso were on the Nora warehouse team.

New hires include Omar Ortiz-Silva, who joined the Nora Graphic Design Department, and Yonas Ghebreka as an Engineering intern. Ortiz-Silva previously worked at American Apparel and has studied at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. He has a degree in graphic design and digital media from Pasadena City College. Engineering intern Yonas Ghebreka is a student at Cal Poly Pomona and works in product testing at Nora. Originally from Eritrea in east Africa, he recently emigrated to the U.S. and was granted political asylum.

“We are truly blessed and grateful for the support from our customers that allows us to expand,” reported Jilla Farzan, executive vice president at Nora Lighting.

Based in Commerce, CA, and celebrating its 25th year in business, Nora Lighting has been at the forefront in the development of LED fixtures for residential and commercial applications. Along with LED fixtures, Nora manufactures incandescent, fluorescent and HID sources in track and rail systems, recessed lighting, multiple lighting systems, under cabinet and an expanding series of accent lights, including pendants and sconces. Nora products can be seen in professional electrical distributorships and lighting showrooms in North America.  For more information about Nora products, contact Nora Lighting at

New Nora staff includes (left to right): Yonas Ghebreka, Engineering intern; Ricky Tlapanco, Procurement Dept.; Edgar Alonso, Customer Service Support; Gerlie Elizaga and Evelyn Ybanez, Accounts Receivable; and Omar Ortiz-Silva, Graphics Dept.
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