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Topaz Promotes Vice President of Sales

Topaz Promotes Vice President of Sales

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. — Topaz Lighting has promoted Carrie Schwabacher to Vice President of Sales. Most recently, Schwabacher served as Topaz’s National Sales Manager providing leadership, direction, and strategic planning for the regional sales and sales support teams as well as manufacturer’s rep agencies across the country, with success in increasing customer base and overall profitability. Prior to joining Topaz in May 2014, Schwabacher spent nearly 15 years with Pentair’s ERICO division working her way up from Regional Sales Manager to Channel Manager after spending the first parts of her career with Leviton and Legrand.

Ben DiDonato, Topaz’s Vice President of Electric and Corporate Business Development notes, “Since Carrie joined our team in 2014, she has been instrumental in the growth of our sales as well as recruiting the best reps in the business while continuing to educate and guide our regional sales team. Carrie’s promotion is an acknowledgment of the progress she has already brought to Topaz.”

In addition to her role at Topaz, Schwabacher is active in the electrical industry serving on NAED’s Women in Industry Committee as Chair of the Recruitment Committee and as an Expert Panelist for the Women In Industry Boot Camp as well as NEMRA’s NMG Committee.

“As I approach nearly 30 years in the electrical business, I am most proud of what I have accomplished at Topaz and there’s still so much more to do,” said Schwabacher. “I look forward to seeing continued outstanding results from my team in the coming months.”

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