Scott Stephens Principal, Great Lakes Light Works LLC

Scott Stephens

Principal, Great Lakes Light Works LLC

Scott Stephens is a focused, passionate leader with more than 30 years of experience in developing, manufacturing and selling products that go into the lighting, electronics, plastics, printing and oil field industries. He currently serves as Principal of Great Lakes Light Works LLC, a lighting agency focused on the specification and sales of premium lighting products.

Previously, Scott served as President of LiLEDs, a progressive lighting manufacturer of LED products. Prior to LiLEDs, he held senior positions in a variety of sales, marketing and operations roles with Best Lighting Products, General Electric, Philips NV, Canadian manufacturer Allanson International and Cleveland-based TCP Inc.

Scott is a natural “gear head,” with a history of leading big projects. He has helped build high-performance teams, develop new talent, drive strategic decisions and help his companies grow, whether it was his own $2 million venture or a $500 million division of Philips.

Scott holds a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio University and has also expanded his horizons with independent study work (Competitive Strategy, Competing Globally, Strategies for Growth) at the University of Michigan.