Avo Photonics, specialists in optical packaging, is pleased to announce that Mr. Neal R. Stoker has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, reporting directly to Dr. Joseph Dallas, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. 

Mr. Stoker comes to Avo Photonics with extensive experience in optics and lasers. He has held a variety of positions in sales and business development and has a strong focus on military, government, and commercial sales. 

“Avo Photonics has experienced significant growth in recent months and is looking forward to accelerating even more under the guidance of Mr. Stoker” said Dr. Dallas. “His knowledge of the offerings, customer focused care, and industry contacts are the perfect fit with the existing Avo team. We are assured continued growth and customer penetration through his contributions and leadership.” 

Mr. Stoker has broad experience in optical and laser sales. Most recently he was Marketing Director at PD-LD. Prior to this he held sales positions at JDSU, was the Vice President of North America Sales for Pirelli Telecom, Senior Marketing Rep at Loral Infrared & Imaging Systems/Honeywell Electro-Optics Division, and Sales Engineer at Spectra-Physics. 

Mr. Stoker is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Materials Engineering and a graduate of Boston University with an MBA. 

Founded in 2004, Avo Photonics specializes in design and manufacturing solutions for photonic and microelectronic packaging, assembly, and test for the communications, military/aerospace, and medical/ industrial markets. Avo’s mission is to develop cost-effective manufacturing solutions for customers while providing support from design to production for products in all markets. 

For a complete overview of Avo Photonics’ service offerings, visit www.avophotonics.com or call 215-441-0107.