Acuity Brands Executive Joins Northeast Agent

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Sero Cardamone, Acuity Brands' Senior VP of Global Sales, will join Illuminations, Inc. as Principal, President/GM.

The Philly native and long-time North Jersey resident returns home to help lead the agency's recently announced expansions into the New York Metro Area.

Below is the announcement from Illuminations Inc.:


West Chester, PA   March 26, 2021 – Illuminations Inc., a manufacturer’s representative agency serving the Philadelphia, metro-New York City, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware markets is pleased to announce that Sero Cardamone will be joining the organization as a Principal, President/General Manager, starting on May 1, 2021. Sero will be joining Illuminations from Acuity Brands, where he has been serving as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales for the entire organization.

“I have known and worked with Illuminations for over two decades and recognize that they are one of the most dynamic agencies in the country,” said Mr. Cardamone. “The opportunity Illuminations has to help drive connectivity with our customers in the metro New York City and greater Philadelphia markets with a robust line card and service model is unprecedented in both its size and scope. In addition, I have roots in Philadelphia since childhood and as a graduate of LaSalle University. I also was part of a great team that established the New York City sales agency for Acuity. It is a tremendous opportunity and I am proud to be joining the Illuminations team.”

George Lyngarkos, CEO of Illuminations, added, “Having Sero join our team to help connect the New York and Philadelphia territories is a crucially important step for Illuminations. Having run multi-billion-dollar sales organizations in the lighting industry, Sero will bring a level of sophistication and data analytics to our agency that will help not only our customers, but the lines we represent. Our goal is to be the most service oriented representative agency in the country and Sero will play a major part in making that happen.”

Mr. Cardamone joins George Lyngarkos, Barbara Lyngarkos, Erik Frykholm and Chris McQuillan as Principals of the agency. Illuminations, Inc. and their staff of over 100 employees are headquartered in West Chester, PA. with additional offices at 5 Penn Plaza in Midtown Manhattan.


About Illuminations Inc.

In 30+ years in business, Illuminations, Inc. has grown into a full-service agency representing the entire spectrum of lighting, controls, and shading systems – a combination that enables us to provide comprehensive solutions for any project. We partner with world class manufacturers and make quality investments to operate at the forefront of our community. Our dedication to hard work, responsiveness, and diligence has fostered lifelong friendships and relationships among the Specification, Distributor and Contractor communities. We value the diverse professional backgrounds of our team - from an array of design, construction, sales, and manufacturing roles - which strengthens our well-rounded expertise. Devotion to excellent service from project inception to completion sets us apart from our competition. Through a fundamental belief in providing extraordinary service, we emerge as the clear choice for all your project solutions. www.illuminationsinc.com


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