Donna Rainey - President
Beginning her career in the electrical industry 22 years ago Donna grew from such positions as project manager for two of the largest area distributors to General Sales Manager for a leading National Electrical Distributor with a local annual sales volume of fifty five million dollars prior to engaging in this venture. As President of Athena, Donna is vital to the organization. Donna manages the overall operations of Athena including those financial, employee or sales related. Donna's diverse relationships allow her to bring strength to our organization. With involvement in such projects as the Yves Chelsea, Parsons New School for design, 133 W. 22nd St. and more she has established herself as the urban design specialist in the market of state of the art communities.
Nancy Pizzichillo - Executive Vice President
Starting her career 20 years ago as an inside sales/ customer service liaison in the construction industry specializing in the field of design and implementation. With continued advancement Nancy gained employment with one of the largest electrical distributors as the Lighting Division Manager responsible for the successful management of multiple locations providing for 12 million dollars annual sales revenue. As Executive V.P. of Athena Nancy co-manages daily many of the overall tasks required to grow our company. Nancy has successfully secured such high profile projects as our Site Lighting project at Tanger of the Arches, and is currently engaged in the E. River Plaza project making her essential to the Developer/G.C. marketplace.
Marcus Rivera - V.P. Sales and Marketing
As an attendee of one of the most prestigious electrical training programs in the industry Marcus started his career over 17 years ago as an Account Manager for Graybar Electric Co. Through drive and determination Marcus accepted the role of Branch Manager for a leading electrical distributor in the N.Y. Marketplace. This position enabled him to fully utilize his sales and marketing techniques to successfully manage over 8 employees and 9 million dollars in annual sales. It is with this experience that Marcus is able to oversee our sales efforts, monitoring growth and efficiency on a regular basis. Marcus's strong relationships and experience with contractors enable him as a strong sales presence in the N.Y. and downstate market. Marcus is responsible for such prominent projects as Jet Blue - JFK and Stonybrook University.
Lucia Granieri - V.P. Sales - N.E. Region
Lucia's versatile management experience for over 24 years in the market of electrical distribution has identified her as an expert in the field. As a Branch Manager of multiple locations Lucia gained experience in inventory management, sales and marketing, financial and strategic planning. Lucia's management style grew industry respect amongst manufacturers and desired personnel. Lucia's importance to Athena is not only recognized with her success in opening our expanded northern sales office, or by her many successful projects such as the completion the fifth phase of Dormitory Renovation and update at Mount Saint Mary's College in Newburgh, etc. but she is responsible for immersing Athena into the government sales market securing projects as well as our first GSA schedule therefore providing stable, secured growth.