The Parallax Lighting Team

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Stuart Wells - President

​Stuart earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Geology and a Master of Science in Geophysics, both from The Ohio State University. His research on Antarctica and impact craters was featured on the National Geographic and Discovery television channels. He volunteers his time as Board Vice President of the Erie County Economic Development Corporation, little league coach, and as a Scout leader. 

Melissa Wells - VP/Finance 

​Melissa handles accounting administration and strategic financial planning for Parallax Lighting. She graduated from Ohio State University's School of Nursing at the top of her class and has previously worked at the Cleveland Clinic and as a Nursing Supervisor. Her passions include health, nutrition, and family. She and Stuart have five children, ages 12 to 1.


Ron Parthemore - Business Manager

​Ron is the owner of Strategic Planning Solutions and is adjunct faculty at BGSU - Firelands Campus. He has over 20 years of healthcare experience in the disciplines of Human Resources, Planning, and Marketing. Ron earned his undergraduate and MBA degrees at Bowling Green State University. He serves as a volunteer on the BGSU Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Sandusky State Theatre Board of Review, and recently received a national Distinguished Alumnus award from Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Kevin Katynski - Marketing & Business Development

Kevin is a Bowling Green State University graduate with a bachelors degree in business administration. In 2015 he was offered an internship with Parallax and he has been with the company ever since. Some of Kevin's key responsibilities within the company are industry research, marketing activities, managing the social media accounts and website, customer service, inventory management, and lighting audit entry.