StarTek Lighting America designs, engineers, and manufactures top quality LED lighting solutions in Gurnee, IL for commercial, industrial, institutional and recreational applications. Entering the market in 2012 as a custom design, USA based lighting company, StarTek focused on the increasing demand for solid-state electronic lighting. This new era of LED systems presented StarTek with the opportunity to engineer smart, higher performance fixtures with sleek, fashionable designs.

As a major manufacturer of LED fixtures in 2018, StarTek produces a full line of top products ready for immediate delivery. Additionally, StarTek offers custom options on large quantity orders.

StarTek’s aesthetically designed luminaires are optimized to deliver maximum light to the targeted area. They are engineered for easy installation and long, maintenance-free life. All luminaires are compatible with intelligent energy reduction system controls to provide superior lighting options.


Creative team with a passion for technology

Tony Scolaro

Tony, the President of STARTEK Lighting America, has extensive experience in leading positions at Fortune 500 branded product companies. His vision is to make StarTek a premier brand in the commercial/industrial/architectural lighting space. Tony enjoys ballroom dancing with his wife and taking his high energy Black Lab to dog parks.

Mike Scolaro
General Manager

Mike is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations at StarTek. He also serves as a primary contact for customer design, engineering, technical information and fulfillment. He has worked with STARTEK Lighting America since 2012. Mike played varsity lacrosse at Lafayette College and enjoys coaching youth lacrosse.

Stew Hamel
VP Sales - East

Stew presides over the rep sales network in the East. His engineering expertise and extensive experience as a National Sales manager bring both technical know-how and the ability to support channel partners and end users. He has strong relationships with reps, architects, engineers, lighting designers, distributors, showrooms and national accounts nationwide. In his leisure time, Stew is an avid sailor and holds a 100-ton captain’s license. On land he enjoys cruising around New England on his Harley.

Anthony Neckopulos
VP Sales - West & Canada

Anthony manages sales for the Western half of the US and all of Canada. He specializes in Sales Management along with LED lighting and optical design backed up by 30+ years experience. Anthony enjoys hunting, fishing, and watching sports in his free time.

Dustin Urban
Accounting and HR Manager

Dustin, StarTek’s Accounting and HR Manager is responsible for all the financial and HR duties for the company. Dustin comes to StarTek with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and over 8 years’ experience in accounting. In Dustin’s free time, he enjoys camping and traveling with his family.

Vanessa Lambert
Marketing Coordinator

Vanessa is an accomplished marketer, creative director and influencer. Her visionary perspective has earned her opportunities on global, prominent campaigns with Fortune 500 clients, speak on the Publicity Club of Chicago stage, a press coverage on the New York Times and People Magazine. Vanessa comes to StarTek with a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree and over 7 + years of experience in Marketing. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys traveling the world with her family.

Kevin Osowski
Engineering Manager

StarTek’s Engineering Manager, Kevin Osowski is responsible for product development utilizing his strong technical background in manufacturing, and production design. His close relationship with suppliers and production ensure all products meet Startek’s high standard of quality.  In his free time Kevin enjoys the outdoors, hiking, hunting and fishing.