NEMRA Announces Eight Appointments to its Board of Directors & Manufacturers’ NMG Group

chain grey


Eight Respected Industry Leaders Will Advocate for the Independent Manufacturers’ Representative and the Manufacturer Affiliates

Carmel IN – January 18, 2023- The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) announced the appointment of four officers to its Board of Directors and four Executive Committee Members to the NEMRA Manufacturers Group (NMG). NEMRA is a powerful voice in the electrical industry and an advocate for the independent manufacturers’ representative and the manufacturer affiliates. The NMG is an allied group of manufacturers who go to market principally with independent manufacturer’s representatives.

Effective February 8th, 2023, new appointments to NEMRA’s Board of Directors include Scott Lessing, CPMR, Ewing-Foley, Inc. Cupertino, CA; Christopher Bogie, United Electrical Sales, Atlanta, GA; Larry Benner, CPMR, Rouzer Group, Minneapolis, MN; and Christy Tilton, Signify, Bridgewater Township, NJ. “I am very pleased to welcome these newest members to our Board of Directors,” said Jim Johnson, President of NEMRA. “They each have a unique background, with diverse experiences that make them an asset to NEMRA’s Board of Directors and to the organization as a whole.”

New appointments to the NMG Executive Committee include Stu Serota, Vice President of US Electrical Distribution Sales, Leviton; Molly Jenks, Vice President of Sales, Bussmann at Eaton; Kevin Heffernan, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Encore Wire; and Chris Greene, President, Underground Devices. “Reps and manufacturers rely on one another for growing market share and in developing channel relationships,” said Johnson. “Each of these individuals embody this understanding and bring talent, expertise and energy to the committee.” NMG provides its members with a forum where manufacturers and representatives can improve communications, reduce transaction costs, add value, and increase opportunities for professional development.