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Optec LED Lighting is a supplier of high-efficiency, super-bright LED luminaires, ideal for indoor and outdoor applications. The super-bright LED lighting fixtures feature a patented thermal management system that provides efficient heat dissipation and extended LED life.

Sales & Support

Optec LED Lighting is based on a customer-centric approach and commitment to excellence. Our team members are highly valued and have a do-whatever-it-takes attitude. The quality and level of support our people deliver are just two of the reasons why our customers and sales partners enjoy working with us.  In today’s competitive lighting industry, it’s not just about having great LED lighting products but also delivering superior service.

Jeff Gatzow Vice President, Midwest / Western Regional Sales Support

Jeff has worked in the illuminated signage industry for over 25 years. In 2004, while with Everbrite, Jeff was instrumental in launching Everbrite Lighting, the company’s start in engineering and manufacturing of LED luminaires. For six years, Jeff held the position of product manager for Everbrite’s MedLux brand before joining Optec LED Lighting. But the brightest lights in Jeff’s life are his wife, two teen-age daughters and Labra-doodle, Honey.

Based in Keller, Texas, Dennis joined the Optec team in September 2014; but with over 20 years of experience in the illuminated signage and menu board business, he’s certainly not new to the industry. When Dennis isn’t working he enjoys golf, swimming and other outdoor activities with his family, who include his wife and three children.

Be Tran Inside Sales / Multi-Unit Accounts

Based in Ontario, California, Be began her journey with the Optec team in December 2007. Since joining Optec, she has provided support and managed EMC displays projects for major national account restaurant chains and some retailers. Be became a part of the Optec LED Lighting team in 2013. Her experience and knowledge working with LED-based products made for a smooth transition into the lighting division and her role as lead inside sales service representative. When she’s not at work, Be has a mom schedule that keeps her very busy. Any little time she gets, she spends it working out and/or spending time with her family, friends and loved ones.

Bob tortorello Vice President Sales / Northeast / Southeast / Midwest / National Accounts

An Illinois native and current Chicago suburb resident, Bob joined Optec in October, 2016, with over 30 years of sales management experience in advertising, marketing and manufacturing. Bob has worked the past 10 years in the signage and lighting industries focusing on national accounts, retail, professional sports and gaming. He received a degree from Marquette University in communications film. Bob is an avid golfer, photographer and outdoor enthusiast who spends his free time enjoying his hobbies with his wife, six children and seven grandchildren.

Rick Spencer Regional Sales Manager

Rick has been a long-term veteran of the lighting industry residing in Texas. He began his career with inside lighting sales following his service in the US Air Force. An opportunity in product management allowed him to direct project teams in new product design. He then transitioned over into outside sales. Rick followed his sales path into Regional Sales Management. He has excellent credentials for working closely with lighting rep agencies. Rick brings a solid technical background with long term industry relationships. His interests and hobbies outside of work include hiking, kayaking, day trips throughout the hill country of Texas and classic cars. His main passion is live music and Texas dance halls. He is an accomplished country-western dancer and loves old dance halls. Rick will tell you, "Texas dance halls are quintessentially family-friendly and not clubs. Oh, and don't back lead...please!"

linda M. jose Account Manager

Linda began her project management career in the electric sign industry in 2005.  Since 2009, she has served at the Senior Project Manager level for both national maintenance and sign/lighting retrofit programs for major retailers.  In 2020, Linda transitioned to the lighting industry by joining Optec LED Lighting where she serves as Account Manager.  Linda understands how to deliver exceptional customer service from a simple one-location service call to a nationwide lighting retrofit program.  Outside of work, you’ll find her at her local ice rink honing her skills as an adult figure skater, volunteering with community outreach organizations, teaching piano, and exploring the Utah mountains with her friends and family.

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OPTEC LED Lighting

13040 West Lisbon Road

Unit #400

Brookfield, WI 53005



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