Alan Tracy - President and OwnerAlan Tracy is the President of Barron Lighting Group, originally hired to build and develop a sales and marketing strategy for Exitronix, the oldest of the four brands making up the Barron Lighting Group. Alan spent over 13 years as the company’s Vice President of Sales prior to taking the role of President. As President, Alan oversees all responsibilities for each of the four divisions. To know Alan, you would quickly understand he has never been content with quick fixes or operational band aids. He uses his talents on solving problems effectively and getting returns as quickly as possible while leading company reinventions across the entire business platform. Alan is resourceful and innovative and always in search of new ways to improve manufacturing operations and to elevate best-practices.
With more than 20 years of sales, operational and manufacturing management experience, he understands how each part of the operation functions on a very deep level. He also knows that it is imperative to continuously change and evolve with the times, as technology, business dynamics and global awareness can create entirely new sources of opportunity for growth. Another lesson learned is that, above building profit, acquiring and retaining good customers and building relationships must be every team member’s primary goal.
His passions away from work include spending time with his wife and three daughters, anything related to the outdoors and travel.
Lou Goldman - CEO and Founding OfficerLou Goldman is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Barron Lighting Group and one of the founding members of the company. Lou originally owned and operated Barron Lighting Group from 1973-2001, which had its early beginnings in Chicago, Illinois. He has been the CEO since 1973 and continues that 42 year streak to this day. He enjoys working with talented people and feels that they are the foundation to a successful business. His continued goal for the company is to develop talented individuals to leverage opportunities that keep the business and organization growing. Lou is very focused and resourceful in all he does. He believes creating a lucrative and thriving business is achieved by being reliable and responsive to the customers’ needs, as they always come first, and providing top notch product solutions to meet those needs.
Lou brings over 50 years of sales and management experience as a communicator, decision maker, leader and manager. He focuses on forecasting and administering high level decisions regarding the organization’s future, policies and strategies so the business can continue to thrive.
In his spare time, Lou likes skiing during the winter months, playing golf during the spring and summer months and traveling all over the world.
Adam Miller - CFO and Operational AdministratorAdam Miller is the Chief Financial Officer of Barron Lighting Group. His operational focus has been on developing and implementing strategic plans, increasing efficiencies by streamlining operations, preparing complex financial models and negotiating asset based financing for the business. He is primarily responsible for all financial reporting and cash management functions as well as overseeing the operational aspects of the company.
Adam brings over 25 years of consulting and industry experience. His goal is to increase profitable long-term growth by contributing new ideas, skills and efforts to revenue generating and cost saving initiatives. This forward thinking strategy will help ensure that the business has the capital necessary to fund new and continued growth.
He also builds and leads cohesive, productive and effective teams with positive reinforcement and open communication by applying technical, accounting and analytical skills to everyday opportunities. Adam has a grounded, experienced and objective perspective that enables him to effectively use his analytic and technical skills to solve complex problems.
Adam enjoys spending time with his wife, Lori and his dog Bella. He also spends time playing golf, poker and driving fast cars.
Bill Skelton - Vice President of OperationsBill Skelton is the Vice President of Operations for Barron Lighting Group and leads all operational functions including; planning, production, purchasing, engineering, quality assurance, warehousing, logistics, and facilities management. His leadership in this role is vital to the company’s commitment to delivering value to its customers, vendors, and employees.
Bill has an impressive and extensive resume with over twenty years experience within a broad range of disciplines including Manufacturing, Operations, Supply-Chain/Procurement, Sales, and Training. He has a well established track record of implementing lean and other continuous improvement initiatives. Past industries have included semiconductors and electronics, implantable medical devices, aerospace/weapons power and guidance systems, and aviation/military safety equipment. His tremendous fortitude and skill sets come from years of international and domestic purchasing, program/project management, contract negotiations and vendor management, successful leadership and team building, and change management. With a lengthy history of international travel that resulted in strategic sourcing opportunities in Asia and Europe resulting in substantial savings, Bill brings to Barron a unique, extensive knowledge base and significant opportunity.
When Bill is not at Barron, he enjoys traveling and spending time on his boat or any other outdoor activity.
Joy Moyer - Vice President of Brand DevelopmentJoy Moyer, Vice President of Brand Development, is responsible for product management and engineering for all four brands. This new position is designed to deliver growth through new product development and strategic partnerships and brand initiatives. .
Joy brings over twenty years of brand management experience in the electrical industry, thirteen of which she spent in the lighting market with Hubbell Lighting and Juno Lighting. Joy has a proven track record delivering business growth through her previous roles managing products, marketing, engineering and operations. Joy will lead the highly capable Barron brand teams to consistently deliver customer valued products and services to the markets we serve.