Madison Electric Products (Cleveland): Electrical industry veteran Dave Maccarone joins the company as V.P. of business development, bringing nearly 30 years of experience. He holds nine U.S. patents and is responsible for the creation of products such as lighting controls, Carlon boxes and conduit systems. He launched his company Vantage Technologies Inc. in 1988, and sold it four years later to Lamson & Sessions/Carlon. Most recently he worked for ABB/Thomas & Betts, which acquired Lamson & Sessions in 2007, and was responsible for residential market growth. Maccarone is a member of the Electrical League of Ohio, serves as Chairman for the Residential Standards Committee Emerge Alliance, and has served as an industry partner and committee member of Independent Electrical Contractors.