LumenOptix Continues to Expand Management Team

(Montgomeryville, PA -- May 31st, 2012)  Following its recent appointment of Bill Rymer to the position of CFO and Yoram Weiss to the position of Director of Product Development and Technology, LumenOptix, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions for retrofit applications, proudly announces the following additional appointments to its expanding management team:

  • Debra Alvaro Early (Marketing Manager) – a 20-year veteran of the commercial and retail lighting industry, where she amassed extensive experience in branding, product marketing, advertising, and visual landscaping with such companies as Westinghouse Lighting, Duro-Test, Radiant Lighting, and Angelo Brothers, Early is responsible for overseeing LumenOptix’s brand and marketing strategies, corporate communications tools and initiatives, public relations outreach, and agency relationships.  She is a graduate of Temple University and the Art Institute of Philadelphia. 
  • Jaroslav Valerian (Product Manager) – Responsible for new product management and design at LumenOptix, Valerian’s experience includes nearly a decade of demonstrated expertise in product design and innovation using 3D modeling systems.  Most recently a Manager of Product Development at Bruck Lighting Systems/Wila Lighting, Valerian brings exceptional skills in the areas of product line management, project management, and creative design to LumenOptix.  He is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach.

“We’re delighted to welcome Debra and Jaroslav to our LumenOptix team,” CEO Jay Goodman said. “Based on their demonstrated talent, outstanding reputation, and years of experience in the lighting industry, we’re confident that they will provide the strong skill and leadership required to help drive LumenOptix’s aggressive growth and new product introduction strategies within the market for cutting-edge, American-made lighting solutions involving both existing and emerging technologies.”

About LumenOptix, LLC

Based in Montgomeryville, PA, LumenOptix leverages precise optical and luminaire design to create lighting solutions that provide optimal light levels and maximize energy savings.  Driven by a dedication to outstanding quality, performance, and customer service, the company’s products are proudly manufactured in the United States and deliver the utmost in true specification-grade energy saving solutions for the retrofit needs of the lighting market.  For more information, contact LumenOptix at (800) 671-6799 or visit