DIRECTOR, AUTHOR & MENTOR
Steven J. Parker, LC is an entrepreneur, industry leader, author, teacher, mentor, and licensed captain. Steve has 36 years of experience primarily with start-up companies, which now total 7. As president of the last two startups in Tampa, he has created jobs and award-winning industry leaders in both the power supply and luminaire market.
Steve has spent the bulk of his career in high-tech instrumentation and lighting and is the author of Lighting the Way to North America – from startup to EBITDA. Steve is LC certified through NCQLP and sits on three of the UL standards technical panels. He is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society and American Lighting Association. Steve is also focused on “giving back” and is the chairman of the advisory board for Stay In Step – a spinal cord and traumatic brain injury recovery center.