Lighting industry veteran Greg Vandia has taken on the full-time role of Executive Director of Sales for Minka Group’s Lighting division.

Most recently, Vandia served as VP/Sales for Generation Lighting’s division of Visual Comfort Group, which encompassed the brands Feiss, SeaGull, Ambiance, and Monte Carlo through his consulting company ComSense Business Solutions.

Vandia rose through the ranks of the Feiss corporation (back when it was Murray Feiss, under the helm of its namesake) from VP/Sales from 1990-2007 to taking the reins as President from 2008-2012. Prior to that, he was National Sales Manager with Academy Arts and entered the industry as a buyer for one of Federated Department Stores in Ohio.

Minka Group is headquartered in California; Vandia will be based in New York.