Luna Innovations names new board of directors member

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ: LUNA), a global provider of advanced fiber optic-based technology, has announced that Mary Beth Vitale has been appointed to its board of directors, effective September 1, 2019, the company said.

Ms. Vitale is Co-Founder and Principal of Pellera, LLC, a strategic communications and board development consulting firm. She holds a Certificate for Cybersecurity Oversight and is a Qualified SEC Audit Committee financial expert.

Ms. Vitale´s appointment expands the Board to 9 directors, 8 of whom are independent. She will be joining Luna Innovations Audit Committee as well as its Nominating and Governance Committee.

Luna Innovations, Incorporated ( is a provider of optical technology, providing unique capabilities in high-performance, fiber optic-based, test products for the telecommunications industry and distributed fiber optic-based sensing for the aerospace and automotive industries. Luna is organized into two business segments, which work closely together to turn ideas into products: a Technology Development segment and a Products and Licensing segment. Luna´s business model is designed to accelerate the process of bringing new and innovative technologies to market.