LSI Industries announced today the following executives have been promoted, effective immediately:

Mike Prachar has been named Chief Marketing Officer. Prachar will be responsible for LSI’s Commercial Marketing, Product Management, Technical Design Services, and Communications and Public Relations functions. He will report to Jim Clark, president and CEO of LSI Industries. 

Brian Vincent has been named Chief Support Officer. Vincent will be responsible for Sourcing, Purchasing, Quality and Facilities, and he will be managing a portion of LSI’s Customer Service organization. 

“The appointments of Mike and Brian further strengthens our leadership team and positions LSI well for the future,” says Jim Clark, president and CEO of LSI Industries.  “I look forward to the many contributions each will make to the company’s success.”

Prachar joined LSI in March of 2019 as Vice President, Lighting Products. Prior to joining the company, he was Senior Director, Global Offering Management for Honeywell. Prachar has held Marketing leadership positions with Milacron, Rexnord Industries, Emerson and Ingersoll Rand. He holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Administration (MBA) from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University. 

Vincent joined LSI in August of 2019 as a process leadership consultant at the company’s Blue Ash, OH manufacturing plant.  Prior to joining LSI, he was Vice President of Global Operations for the Armor Group.  Mr. Vincent has held operations leadership positions for Nilpeter USA, R.A. Jones & Company and Cincinnati Microwave.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati.