The LuminAID Team - LuminAID Lab


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Team LuminAID in our Chicago HQ

Meet The Team

Andrea Sreshta LuminAID

Andrea Sreshta


Andrea Sreshta is a recent MBA graduate from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and co-founder of LuminAID. Andrea previously worked in and studied design and architecture with an emphasis in project management. She also spent time as a summer associate intern at McKinsey and Company. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a Master’s in Architecture from Columbia University prior to attending Booth. She is originally from Houston, Texas and currently resides in Chicago.

Anna Stork LuminAID

Anna Stork


Anna Stork is co-founder of LuminAID Lab. Anna was a ​2012 ​Kauffman Global Scholar ​. As a Kauffman Fellow, she worked as an Operations Intern ​at​ Warby Parker. Anna ​ has also​ worked in product development at the Department of Defense developing new technologies for ​soldiers in remote locations. She completed her Masters in Architecture at Columbia University and earned her B.A. in Engineering and Studio Art from Dartmouth College.

Emil Heidkamp LuminAID

Emil Heidkamp

VP of Sales

Emil Heidkamp is a consumer products industry executive with experience ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations and turnarounds. He has held key leadership positions in US and international companies including President, Executive Vice President and Vice President of Sales. Emil has direct sales experience in USA, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, South Africa, Dubai, India, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Japan and China, and has successfully sold products to the world’s largest retailes.

Daphna Gall

Sales and Operations Manager

Daphna Gall manages LuminAID's US sales and business operations. She previously worked as the project manager for Collaborating Minds, a problem-solving startup, and was a Summer Associate at Purple Strategies, a bipartisan communications firm. Daphna graduated from the University of Chicago in 2013, where she majored in literature and Chinese. Outside of her LuminAID work, she currently serves on the board of the United Nations Assocation of Greater Chicago as the GenUN Director.  To contact Daphna about a US sales inquiry, please fill out this form.

Samantha Chaing LuminAID

Samantha Chiang

International Sales Manager

Samantha is the International Sales Manager at LuminAID Lab. She joined the LuminAID team shortly after graduating from the University of Chicago with a B.S. in Environmental Science and B.A. in Biology in 2014. Samantha has spent time as a summer intern in China researching strategies for the growing clean energy markets and presented original research at the 2013 Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology annual meeting. To contact Samantha about an international sales inquiry, please fill out this form.

Michael Parker LuminAID

Michael Parker

Digital Marketing Manager

Michael leads the Marketing and Ecommerce efforts at LuminAID. His previous experience includes working at 5 successful startups and most recently Lyons Consulting Group, one of the top Ecommerce firms in Chicago. Originally from Raleigh, NC Michael moved to Chicago for school; he currently attends DePaul University and is majoring in Management Entrepreneurship and minoring in Data Analysis.  

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