Champion Members

Michael Ackermann
VP, Neurostimulation
Allergan
Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Associate Residency Program Director Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Jacqueline S. Armani, OD, FAAO
Medical Science Liaison - Surgical
Alcon
Joanne Bara
Vice President, US Education and Marketing
Ziemer USA
Patti Barkey, COE
Director
Dry Eye University
Kim Bartels
VP
Vance Thompson Vision
Jan Beiting
Principal
Wordsmith Consulting
Clyde Bell
CEO
Cincinnati Eye Institute
Susan Benton
Senior Executive, Business Development
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Hayley Boling, MBA, COE
CEO
Boling Vision Center & INSIGHT Surgery Center
Claire Bonilla
CEO
SightLife
Joe Boyd
Sr. Director, Market Development
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Laurie Brown, MBA, COMT, COE, CPC, OCS, OSA, OSC, CPSS
Senior Consultant
BSM Consulting
Joan Buccigrossi
Head, Global Diversity and Inclusion
Alcon
Welyn Bui
National Director, Medical Affairs
Aerie Pharmaceuticals
Grace Chang
Therapeutic Unit Expert, Global Senior Clinical Lead
Alcon
Catherine Clark
Senior Executive
Perrysburg Eye Center
Taryn Conway
Executive Director, Dry Eye Marketing
Allergan
Robert Dempsey, MBA
VP and Business Unit Head - Ophthalmics
Shire
Zachary Denning
Project Manager/Product Science Specialist
ScienceBased Health
Thomas Frinzi
Worldwide President, Surgical
Johnson & Johnson Vision
Brad Fundingsland
President
The Fundingsland Group
Mark Gordon
Global Head, Regulatory Affairs
Alcon
Steve Gottfredson
VP Sales & Marketing
Brevium
Neil Hanley
Publishing Director: The Ophthalmologist ǀ Sales Director: Texere Publishing
The Ophthalmologist ǀ Texere Publishing
Jeanne Hecht
Chief Strategy Officer
Ora, Inc.
Amy Hellem
CEO
Vision House Communications
Kendra Hileman
Global Head Clinical R&D
Alcon
AnnMarie Hipsely, DPT, PhD
Founder & President
Ace Vision
Rahim Hirji, RPh
Director of Marketing
Omeros Corporation
Sondra Hoffman, COE, CPC, CMPE, LHRM
CEO
Florida Eye Clinic
Diane Houtman, OD, FAAO, MBA
VP Professional Relations
Advanced Vision Research - An Akorn Company
Anish Kapur, MD
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
iMedicWare Inc.
Tracy Kenniff, MBA, OCS
Practice Administrator
Eye & LASIK Center
Kate Kline
VP, Marketing
Kala Pharmaceuticals
Trudy Larkins
Executive Director
AECOS
Casey J. Lind
Chief Operating Officer
Presbia
Jaci Lindstrom
Consultant
Co-Founder/Past President: OWL | Council Member/Mayor Pro Tem: City of Minnetonka Beach
Marsha D. Link, PhD
Principal
Link Consulting
William J. Link, PhD
Managing Director / Manager
Versant Ventures / Flying L Partners
Eric Major
Vice President
Provident Healthcare Partners, LLC
Bindu Manne
Director, Market Development
Ocular Therapeutix
Abigail Markward
National Director – PentaVision Live!
PentaVision LLC
Beth Ann Marsh
Sr. Director, Global Commercial Lead
Shire
Caren Mason
CEO, President and Director
STAAR Surgical
Jim Mazzo
Global President Ophthalmic Devices
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Magda Michna
Vice President of Clinical Affairs
AcuFocus
Yari Mitchell
Vice President, Global Medical Affairs & Business Strategy
AcuFocus, Inc.
Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE
Glaucoma Specialist & Cataract Surgeon, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Virginia Eye Consultants, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Michael Onuscheck
President & General Manager, Global Surgical Franchise
Alcon
Georgette Pascale
President
Pascale Communications
Craig Piso, PhD
President
Piso and Associates, LLC
Jane Rady
Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development
Glaukos
Heather Ready, MBA
Senior Manager, Marketing, Surgical
Johnson & Johnson Vision
Connie Richards
CEO
Eye Specialists of Mid Florida
Audrey Talley Rostov, MD
Partner and Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery / Global Medical Director
Northwest Eye Surgeons / SightLife
Tera Roy
Vice President
Nextech
Joe Salchert
Executive Vice President of Live Project Development
Bryn Mawr Communications Group, LLC dba Avenue Live, LLC
Robert Sanchez, PhD
Sr. Director of R&D
Glaukos
Steven Schallhorn, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Erin Schallhorn Powers
Sr. Director, Medical Affairs & Professional Education
Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc.
Michelle Senchyna
Allergan
Allison Shuren
Partner
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Candace Simerson
President/CEO
iCandy Consulting, LLC
Zachary Smith, MHSA, COE
Chief Operating Officer
Evergreen Eye Center
Sheryl Stevenson
Senior Managing Editor/Content Channel Manager
Ophthalmology Times
Susan Stratton
President
Eye Med Management Solutions
Savak Teymoorian, MD, MBA
Partner and Physician
Harvard Eye Associates
Amy Tezel, PhD
Vice President, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs - Surgical Franchise
Alcon
Eugenia Thomas
Sr. Principal Clinical Scientist
Johnson & Johnson Vision
Catherine Truitt, PhD
Head, Search and Evaluation, Surgical
Alcon
Tracy Valorie
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Marketing
Bausch + Lomb
John Vukich, MD
Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine
Al Waterhouse
President and CEO
AcuFocus, Inc.
Brent Wilde
President
Minnesota Eye Consultants
Joanna Williams
COO
Lexitas Pharma Services, Inc.
Jared Young
VP of Marketing and Communications
CorneaGen