Through the Industry Leadership Award, Residential Lighting recognizes one individual each year for his or her service to the lighting industry. This year’s winner will be chosen by our readers in an online vote and announced during the ALA Conference.
An industry vet, Fleischer has been President of Hermitage Lighting Gallery for more than 30 years. He’s an active ALA member, currently serving as Chair of the 2014 Conference Committee.
“This is a surprise,” Fleischer says. “It’s always a pleasure to be recognized for an honor in an industry that you just love being a part of. Thanks for thinking of me.”
With more than 30 years in the lighting industry, Hull, Principal Partner at rep agency H&H Prescott, is known for being an industry spokesman and terrific speaker.
Currently serving as a member of the ALA Board of Governors and Chairman and Treasurer of the ALA Finance Committee, King, co-owner of Capital Lighting Inc. in Columbus, OH, is truly invested in bettering the industry.
“I am extremely honored to be included in this group of hard-working, successful business leaders,” King says. “This is a reflection not only upon me, but also my business partner David Winks, my family, our Capital Lighting Inc. staff and vendors-partners. Because of them, our business will celebrate the start of our 25th year in June 2014.”
Chair of ALA’s Marketing and PR committee and a champion for lighting industry issues, Stumm is Showroom Manager for Morrison Supply Co.'s new Dallas Design District location, opening in August 2014.
"I’m very excited that I have been nominated for Residental Lighting’s Industry Leadership award," Stumm says. "If you look at past and present nominees, and all they have accomplished in our industry — the mentoring, their dedicated involvement in ALA, the efforts to make us a better industry year after yea — I am truly humbled."