Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, has hired four team members in its growing Food division.

Recognized as an industry-leader in process engineering and design-build, Stellar has focused on the food industry since its inception in 1985. Clients include companies such as Nestlé, Kraft, Starbucks, Heinz, Food Lion and Sysco Foods.

“We’re pleased to add such a high-caliber group of professionals to our growing team,” stated Brian Kappele, Stellar Divisional Vice President.

Stellar’s Food division hires include:

Jeffrey Williams, Senior Process Engineer – Williams brings more than three decades of experience in the food industry, including a specialization in meat processing and equipment. He also holds several patents for equipment design, processing and packaging. Jeffrey graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology.

Jim Kollock, Senior Electrical Engineer – Kollock has 23 years of experience in engineering, design, project management, programming and HMI equipment. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Justin Landowski, Civil Engineer – With eight years of experience as a civil engineer and designer, Landowski is responsible for site design, utilities and stormwater management, and obtaining permits for his projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Central Florida.

Marcus Medlock, Architectural Designer – With more than three years of experience in architectural drafting and project coordination, Medlock oversees those disciplines while paying close attention to quality assurance. Prior to joining Stellar, he worked for the Department of Defense and the St. John’s County School District. He received a bachelor’s degree in architectural design from the University of Florida.

As Stellar continues to grow, the organization is helping to shape the food and beverage industry through its recently launched blog, Food for Thought. Readers can subscribe for weekly posts at