Meet Team Westcott

Team Westcott

Great products come from great understanding. Over the years, Team Westcott has dedicated themselves to truly understanding the industry and their customers. From working with the world's most talented professional photographers to building relationships with consumers at industry events and trade shows, we are continuously learning how to provide the best gear, service, and education to our ever-growing list of lighting fans.

Team Westcott

What would a great team be without a great leader? A 16 year company veteran, President Kelly Mondora is the essence of all things Westcott. She consistently provides encouragement, strives for innovation, and embodies the iniative that successfully moves Westcott forward. Kelly is pictured here with Westcott Top Pro Elite photographer Jim Schmelzer.


Founded in 1899, the industry-leading producer of golf and fashion umbrellas became the industry-leading producer of photographic lighting equipment in 1969, thanks to then president Tom Waltz. Tom broke into the industry with refelective umbrellas and set Westcott apart from competitors in 1985 with the invention of the Halo, the first ever umbrella-framed softbox. Tom now assumes the role of Executive Chairman to Westcott's Board of Directors.


Westcott is an industry-leading producer of professional photo and video lighting equipment located just outside of Toledo, Ohio. With roots dating to 1899, the F. J. Westcott company has a notable history of producing unique products for a variety of consumers. With over 600 products for both professional and amateur photographers and videographers, as well as tools for the scrapbooking and film markets, we have continued a long-standing commitment to product innovation, design, and quality. As Westcott expands, so does our team of talented personalities. From creative individuals and knowledgeable educators to passionate customer service representatives and shipping personnel, we employ the best of the best to ensure quality in both the products and the experiences presented to our customers. Contact us by phone or email with any questions or concerns, and you'll be greeted by a refreshingly dedicated team of experts. Or visit us out in the field at industry events, conferences, and expos, where you can interact with Westcott lighting equipment in-person and learn from our seasoned professionals.