Meadowlark Optics

About Us

Company Leadership

Our team at Meadowlark Optics is committed to our customers, our science, and one  another. We’re a family of engineers and professionals working together to make great  things happen. When you contact us, you will see the difference that having a tight-knit  organization makes in your customer service experience.

Executive Leadership

Tom Baur

Chairman, Founder

Garry Gorsuch

CEO, President

Kelly Gregorak

VP, Sales & Marketing

Dana Smith

VP, Operations

Solutions Team

Ron Stepanek

Solutions Engineer

Tyler Walls

Solutions Engineer

Kristin Wilson

Sales Assistant

Jeremy Billis

Sales Representative

Engineering Leads

Daniel Phipps

Polarization Components Product Manager

Anna Linnenberger

Senior Scientist International


Meadowlark Optics is a world-class metrology and engineering services company. Our  talented engineering staff has assisted in solving many extremely difficult polarization  related problems. If you know (or suspect!) the polarized nature of light is causing issues, ask us! We are here to help and be part of your polarization solution.


Meadowlark Optics is continuously being recognized for our impact and ingenuity in the photonics industry and has received multiple awards for our innovative world class polarization solutions.

SPIE honors Tom Baur for a lifetime of leadership in polarization optical components.

2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting: State of Colorado recognizes Meadowlark as an international thought leader in light-based technologies (significantly contributing to the Colorado economy through international trade).

Photonics Company of the Year Award - Presented to the company or institution that CPIA feels has recently contributed the most to the Colorado photonics industry

Five-time winner of Photonics Spectra’s Circle of Excellence Award for New Products

Laser Focus World’s Commendation for Excellence in Technical Writing

Three-time winner of Laser Focus World’s Commercial Technology Achievement Award

One of R&D Magazine’s Most Technologically Significant New Products of the Year - with Lawrence Livermore

Recognized by the State of Colorado for participation in Adam’s County Commissioners’ 8th Grade Career Expo for 10 consecutive years

Photonics Service Award to CEO Garry Gorsuch for 16 years of dedicated service and contributions to CPIA