Sharing the Love for Astronomy

What connects the 98 employees at Celestron Headquarters in Torrance, California? A love for astronomy. This month, we’re sharing our passion for stargazing with you! Browse around to get to know some of our team members, enter our #CelestronLove giveaway, and grab some free resources—a gift from us to you.



Celestron employees’ share the telescopes they love most…



Corey Lee

Joined Celestron in 1995

Ultima 2000


Lance Lucero
Product Manager, Astronomy

Joined Celestron in 1996

EDGEHD 14" on a CGE Pro Mount


John Riutta
Product Manager, Sport Optics & Microscopes

Joined Celestron in 2015

SkyMaster DX 8x56mm and Nova 7x50mm


Jason Mulek
National Sales Manager

Joined Celestron in 2014



Donna Hutt Stapfer Bell
EDI Specialist

Joined Celestron in 2018

Ultima 100 Straight Spotting Scope


Chris Swift
Business Development Manager, UK

Joined Celestron in 2016

NexStar 6SE


Brenda Abrica
Creative Director

Joined Celestron in 2011

SkyProdigy 130


Kevin Kawai
Marketing Coordinator

Joined Celestron in 2000

NexStar 11 GPS telescope


Stephanie Schroeter
VP of Marketing and Product Development

Joined Celestron in 2018

Inspire 100AZ


Ed McDonough
Regional Sales Manager

Joined Celestron in 1997

NexStar Evolution 8"


Andrea Worshill
Marketing Manager

Joined Celestron in 2012

Cometron 114AZ


Elena Gonzalez
Technical Support Representative

Joined Celestron in 2008

NexStar 6SE


Amir Cannon
VP of Operations

Joined Celestron in 1999

RASA 8" on a CGX EQ Mount


Wil Garcia
Technical Support Representative

Joined Celestron in 2008



Nicoll Kranke
Sales Logistics and Support Lead

Joined Celestron in 2000

StarSense Explorer™ DX 130AZ


Enter the #CelestronLove giveaway to WIN a StarSense Explorer

Enter for your chance to win our newest Celestron telescope, the StarSense Explorer, along with Celestron gear, and more! To enter, post an image to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram showing us what you love most about astronomy and add the hashtag #CelestronLove. It's that easy! Giveaway runs through March 5th.

Show your Celestron pride with gear from our Threadless shop

Free resources to help you cultivate your love for astronomy


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