Seasoned Power Electronics Executive with Experience Rapidly Growing Public and Private Companies Joins ERP as Director with Expertise across Sales, Marketing and OEM Business Development.

Moorpark, CA –  June 6, 2016 – ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, efficient, intelligent, powerful, and programmable LED drivers for the lighting industry, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Frank to its board of directors.  Mr. Frank will leverage his 30+ years of experience in the power electronics industry serving in CEO and sales leadership roles to help ERP refine its strategic direction; leverage an interoperable ecosystem of intelligent lighting products; expand commercial opportunities in commercial and industrial LED lighting end markets; and support follow-on M&A activity.  ERP is a portfolio company of Angeles Equity Partners, LLC, a private investment firm focused on value creation through operational transformation.

“Jeff Frank is an energetic leader known for his proven ability to develop commercial strategies to grow market share and improve the bottom-line,” said Timothy Meyer, co-founder and managing partner of Angeles Equity Partners.  “In our view, Jeff is the perfect addition to the ERP board and will be a key partner in helping achieve the full potential of this pure play LED driver business.” 

“I am honored to join the board and partner with the ERP management team and Angeles Equity Partners to accelerate organic growth and explore acquisition opportunities,” said Jeffrey Frank.

Prior to joining the ERP board of directors, Jeffrey Frank served in senior executive roles at GE Power Electronics, Lineage Power, Cherokee International, Lambda LEI, and Deltec Electronics.  Jeff was instrumental in the successful turnaround of the OEM business at Lineage Power, which was acquired by GE Energy, and recognized by Private Equity International magazine with an “Operational Excellence” award.  Mr. Frank led Cherokee International as CEO during its initial public offering in 2004, and was responsible for the company’s strategic decision to expand its manufacturing footprint in Shanghai, China.

Jeffrey Frank earned a masters in marketing from Webster University and bachelor of science degree in business from Carroll University.

About ERP
Established in 2004, ERP designs and manufactures energy-efficient LED driver power electronics for commercial and industrial applications.  Small, yet powerful, ERP products deliver an industry-leading combination of compact size, extensive dimmer compatibility, and high efficiency at competitive cost.  Headquartered in Moorpark, CA, ERP owns and operates its own ISO 9001 certified manufacturing facility to ensure quality of design, sourcing, production and testing.  Learn more online at www.erppowerllc.com.

About Angeles Equity Partners, LLC
Angeles Equity Partners is a private equity firm that invests in companies across a wide range of industrial sectors and specifically targets businesses which it believes can directly benefit from the firm’s deep expertise in operational transformation and strategic repositioning. This skill set drives the firm’s investment philosophy and, in its view, can help underperforming businesses reach their full potential.  Learn more online at www.angelesequity.com.

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If you would like more information, please contact Trenton Waterhouse at +1 623 523 1672 or email SaveEnergy@erppowerllc.com; and Laurent Jenck at +1 602 451 4518 or email laurent@erppowerllc.com.