LEC and Ward & Burton, Inc. have been a constant source of lighting information in the St Louis market for well over 50 years. Founding principals Max Luikart and Sam Charlesworth established two separate lighting agencies that have now become one. LEC along with Ward & Burton, Inc merged over the summer of 2018, forming LEC-Ward Burton & Co.
Bruce Eason, Don Calcaterra, Tom Mispagel, Scott Burton and Billy Onder have brought their individual teams together creating a dynamic sales team to service the St Louis market. LEC-Ward Burton & Co is a lighting and controls manufacturer representative responsible for marketing and selling our manufacturers' products throughout our territory, Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. Even if your project goes beyond these areas, we are still happy to help you.
LEC-Ward Burton & Co represents manufacturers for virtually every lighting application. Samples are our passion. Our sample inventory is overflowing and we welcome the opportunity to show you our products. Please call us to assist with your next mock-up. We can order additional samples for the mock up, provide photometric layouts and renderings generated for your project. You are all our customers: owners, specifiers, distributors and contractors. LEC-Ward Burton & Co will help develop realistic budgets and quality bill of materials for your project.