CINCINNATI, Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) today announced the appointment of Jeff A. Croskey as President of LSI's Graphics Segment, effective October 12, 2015. Mr. Croskey joins LSI with an extensive background in the signage and graphics industry. Prior to joining the Company he was Vice President of Creative Sign Designs of Tampa, FL. Previous employers include Image International Corp, McNichols Company, and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Mr. Croskey received an MBA from Wake Forest University Babcock School of Management with a concentration in Strategy and Finance; and graduated Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science, Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering.
Mr. Croskey commented, "I am very excited to join the LSI team and participate in its future success. I fully endorse the Company's strategy of Lighting + Graphics = Image, and look forward to working with LSI's team and applying my expertise in graphics to further strengthen this strategy. Additionally, as a strong advocate of Lean and Six Sigma principles, I am excited to participate in the LSI Business System that the entire company has embraced."
Dennis W. Wells, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "I am very excited with Mr. Croskey's addition to LSI's executive team. The world of signage and graphics is changing rapidly and we need smart energetic people working to grow our share in this large addressable market. He and his team will work closely with Shawn Toney, President, LSI Lighting Segment, and John Bagwell, President, LSI Technology Segment, to grow LSI's position as a leader in image solutions.”
Mr. Wells continued, “We want to again thank David McCauley for his 18 years of leadership in the Graphics Segment. Mr. McCauley has indicated that he looks forward to working with Mr. Croskey in a transitional consulting role."
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About the Company
We are a customer-centric company that positions itself as a value-added, trusted partner in developing superior image solutions through our world-class lighting, graphics, and technology capabilities. Our core strategy of "Lighting + Graphics + Technology = Complete Image Solutions" differentiates us from our competitors.
We are committed to advancing solid-state LED technology to make affordable, high performance, energy-efficient lighting and custom graphic products that bring value to our customers. We have a vast offering of innovative solutions for virtually any lighting or graphics application. In addition, we provide sophisticated lighting and energy management control solutions to help customers manage their energy performance. Further, we provide a full range of design support, engineering, installation and project management services to our customers.
We are a vertically integrated U.S.-based manufacturer concentrating on serving customers in North America and Latin America. Our major markets include commercial / industrial lighting, petroleum / convenience store and multi-site retail (including automobile dealerships, restaurants and national retail accounts). Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, LSI has facilities in Ohio, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island and Texas. The Company’s common shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol LYTS.
For further information, contact Dennis W. Wells, Chief Executive Officer, at (513) 793-3200.
Additional note: Today’s news release, along with past releases from LSI Industries, is available on the Company’s internet site at www.lsi-industries.com or by email or fax, by calling the Investor Relations Department at (513) 793-3200.
CONTACT: DENNIS W. WELLS (513) 793-3200