Thomas Bates

Thomas Bates

Service Technician

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Thomas Bates has been a vital part of the Laser Locators team since 2017, excelling as a Service Technician. Originally from Santa Clara, Cuba, Thomas moved to Tampa, Florida, at the age of two. Prior to joining Laser Locators, he gained valuable experience in construction alongside his father. Currently pursuing a degree in Cybersecurity, Thomas is dedicated to expanding his expertise while maintaining his role at Laser Locators. Outside of work and academics, he enjoys fishing, automotive maintenance, and motorcycle riding. His transition to a Service Technician reflects his ongoing growth within the company.

Amanda Wilson

Amanda Wilson

Account Manager


Amanda Wilson is an accomplished Account Manager at Laser Locators, where she combines her expertise in sales and procurement to nurture enduring relationships with clients. With a focus on cultivating long-term and returning customers, Amanda excels in understanding client needs and providing tailored solutions for each practice.

Amanda is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a degree in Biomedical Science, providing her with a solid foundation and understanding of the medical field.

Her years of experience in the restaurant industry equipped her with a deep understanding of customer service and operational efficiency, which she seamlessly integrates into her approach as an Account Manager.

Beyond her professional achievements, Amanda’s dedication to excellence extends to her community involvement. In 2016, she was honored as the recipient of the Tampa Bay Woman of the Year award, recognizing her outstanding Philanthropy.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Amanda enjoys spending her spare time outdoors, boating. Her passion for adventure and relaxation fuels her creativity in both her personal and professional endeavors.

With her wealth of experience, unwavering commitment to client success, and passion for continuous growth, Amanda Wilson continues to make a profound impact at Laser Locators and within the Tampa Bay community.

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Joey Colarulo

Joey Colarulo

President and CEO

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Joey is the President, CEO and owner of Laser Locators.

Joey has significantly contributed to Laser Locators’ growth.  He has streamlined the sales and procurement departments by redeveloping processes and implementing new systems. Joey also has developed strong relationships with various industry professionals, Ophthalmologists, distributors and manufacturers around the world to continue to strengthen the company’s global reputation.

Through Joey’s efforts, Laser Locators has tripled its sales volume and added 13 new positions over the last decade.

Joey has over 20 years of experience in global internet sales and marketing dating back to the late 1990s. His expertise in analyzing the marketplace and leverage the latest e-commerce technologies has enabled Joey to drive exponential sales growth year over year.  Joey also has extensive knowledge of the reliability, value and overall demand of various ophthalmic lasers that has given Laser Locators competitive advantage in a global market.

Originally from Philadelphia, Joey earned his Bachelor’s degree in Financial Management and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rowan University.

Outside of work, Joey’s interests include vintage BMWs, horology and collecting rare sports cards.  He also enjoys spending time with his German Shepherd and can appreciate a strong espresso shot.


You can view his LinkedIn profile here.