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Tom Stoll
Development Engineer

Who are you?

  • Grew up in Ohio.
  • Has been an engineer for over 30 years.
  • Has been part of the lighting industry for 20 years.
  • Has been an R&D engineer, product engingeer supervisor, and product engineer supervisor manager.

What do you do?

  • The go-to man for Design-in Emergency.
  • Help customers apply the best emergency product to specific luminaires.
  • Vet out product designs and solidifies specs.
  • Communicate with the R&D team to have customer concerns be incorporated into future designs.
  • Work with the sales and marketing team to review website and literature regarding Bodine.
  • Travel to customer locations to troubleshoot if need be.


What is your focus?

  • Mainstream drivers (including indoor and outdoor drivers).
  • Design-In projects for emergency lighting.
  • Emergency drivers.


Where did you go to school?

  • Ohio State University: B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
  • University of Memphis: Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • Christian Brothers University: Engineering Mmanagement Degree.


Where did you work?

  • At Thysenkrupp in elevator control systems.
  • At Kimberly Klark in machine control.
  • At Signify (total of 20 years).


What part of your job do you enjoy the most?

How the Design-In process leads to new products.


Fun Fact?

Have given over 30 gallons of blood.

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