Starting as a data entry clerk, Mondora climbed her way up to President of Westcott.
MAUMEE, OH. – June 4, 2013 – The F.J. Westcott Company, a trusted leader in lighting and light accessories for photographers and filmmakers, announced the appointment of Kelly Mondora as Westcott’s president effective May 14, 2013. With company roots dating back to 1899, Mondora is only the fourth President of Westcott since its inception and the first female and non-family member to be appointed. Preceding President Tom Waltz has assumed the role of Executive Chairman of F.J. Westcott’s Board of Directors.
Kelly Mondora, a 15-year veteran of the F.J. Westcott Company, started at the very bottom and worked her way up the ranks at Westcott. Starting her tenure as a data entry clerk, she has held numerous positions that have offered her exposure into virtually every area at Westcott and appreciation for what it takes for the team to achieve their company goals.
Waltz praised, “In her new role as President, Kelly will be responsible for all aspects of the business including marketing, product development and overall company goals. Her results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in extending our track record of innovation, while helping us grow profitability.”
Mondora stated, “Westcott is at an exciting time now as we are in the midst of over 100 new product launches and various marketing initiatives based around education to support our community. We are fortunate to be part of such an evolving industry and I look forward to helping take Westcott to the next level.”
About The F.J. Westcott Company
The F.J. Westcott Company is an industry-leading producer of photography and video lighting products. With roots back to 1899, F.J. Westcott pioneered the photography light control industry, and today offers a complete portfolio of lighting equipment, light modifiers, backgrounds and accessories to professionals, enthusiasts and consumers.
Headquartered in Maumee, Ohio, F.J. Westcott consists of brands including Westcott professional lighting equipment, Westcott Basics enthusiast and educational lighting products, Westcott Illusions photo/video green screen software bundles, and a background rental service RentScenicBackgrounds.com.