John Caine Joins Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis as New Business Development Manager
St. Louis, Missouri...The Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis, a not-for-profit manufacturing and packaging organization with a dedicated social service mission, is pleased to announce that John Caine, a veteran industrial sales manager experienced in manufacturing industries for plastics, biotech, electronics, pharmaceuticals, government and other business markets, has joined the Lighthouse as New Business Development Manager. Mr. Caine’s responsibilities include customer relationship management, sales management support, new product development support, plus additional customer-directed initiatives.
Mr. Caine has worked successfully in the industrial sales industry for more than 15 years, most recently in plastic injection molding industries involving the development of highly complex parts for customers, FDA certifications and in clean room applications.
Mr. Caine grew up in Clayton, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He earned his undergraduate degree from Loyola University and an M.B.A. from Tulane University. He and his wife live in metro St. Louis with their 18-month-old daughter.
John Thompson, President of the Lighthouse, said, “John Caine is a highly experienced sales and business development manager who understands world class manufacturing and customer needs for unparalleled service. We are pleased that John joins us at the Lighthouse. “
Also known as LHB Industries, Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that helps adults and children who are visually impaired maintain dignity and independence by offering Employment, Education and Support Services.
The Lighthouse currently employs nearly 70 people who are legally blind at its plants in the cities of Berkeley and Overland in St. Louis County. The Lighthouse and its employees manufacture, assemble, warehouse and sell high-quality products to government and business customers nationwide including first aid kits, medical kits, catheters, aerosol and liquid paints, aerosol and liquid cleaning products, eco-friendly products and many others. The Lighthouse Power Green® all-purpose cleaner and degreaser product recently received Bio-Based, Bio-Preferred certification from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
All sales revenues directly support Lighthouse programs including Professional Career Development; Special Technology and Adaptive Resources for Students (STARS); Summer Jobs for Students; Continuing Education; Arts & Entertainment Accessibility; Low Vision Aid; and many others available for individuals who are legally blind and visually impaired in Missouri and Southwestern Illinois.
For information, contact Brittney Smithers, Marketing & Sales Specialist, at toll-free 800.542.3697, or 314.423.4333, or visit the website http://www.lhbindustries.com. Media contact: Jeff Dunlap at 314.993.6925.