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Michael Tortora, Acclaim Lighting

Tortora Joins Acclaim Lighting to Lead Sales in Eastern Region

Oct. 24, 2017
Tortora's background includes lighting sales and design work with Acuity Brands, Metalumen and KlingStubbins.

Acclaim Lighting, Los Angeles, named Michael Tortora as its Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Tortora brings extensive design and sales development experience in the lighting industry, and will be responsible for directing Acclaim’s commercial sales through distributors, manufacturers rep agencies, contractors and national accounts.

Prior to joining Acclaim Lighting, Tortora was Solutions Sales Manager, Midwest Region, for Acuity Brands Lighting. Before Acuity, Tortora served as the North American Architectural Specifications Manager for Metalumen and as the Director of Lighting and Senior Project Lighting Designer for Philadelphia-based architecture and engineering firm KlingStubbins.

Tortora earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Youngstown State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology from Wayne State University.

“Michael’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made him a key addition to the Acclaim Lighting family,” Acclaim’s National Sales Manager Blaine Engle said. “We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to being the leading company in our industry. Our new innovations and the increasing demand from our customers led us to look for an addition to our team who will fit in with our philosophy of innovation and exceptional service, and it is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Michael’s caliber to fulfill this position.”

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