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
Jeannette Bankes
President & GM, Global Surgical Franchise
Alcon
Joanne Bara
Vice President, US Education and Marketing
Ziemer USA
Patti Barkey, COE
Director
Dry Eye University
Kim Bartels
VP
Vance Thompson Vision
Raman Bedi, MD
Principal Consultant & Ophthalmologist
IrisARC - Analytics, Research & Consulting
Jan Beiting
Principal
Wordsmith Consulting
Susan Benton
Senior Executive, Business Development
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Ryan Bleeks
National Sales Director
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Tamara Bogetti, MBA
Executive Vice President & Group Publisher
BMC, LLC
Hayley Boling, MBA, COE
CEO
Boling Vision Center & INSIGHT Surgery Center
Claire Bonilla
CEO
SightLife
Renee Bovelle, MD
Medical Director and Owner, Physician
Envision Eye & Laser
Joe Boyd
Sr. Director, Market Development
Novartis
Laurie Brown, MBA, COMT, COE, CPC, OCS, OSA, OSC, CPSS
Senior Consultant
BSM Consulting
Joan Buccigrossi
Head, Global Diversity and Inclusion
Alcon
Rhonda Buckholtz
CEO
Coding and Reimbursement Experts, LLC
Welyn Bui
National Director, Medical Affairs
Aerie Pharmaceuticals
Anita Burton
Vice President, Human Resources
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Arthur Chan, PhD, MBA
Lead Medical Director, Eye Care - US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Evelyn De La Vega Stewart, RAC, MSRS
Director, Regulatory Affairs
STAAR Surgical
Zachary Denning
Director, Scientific & Professional Affairs
ScienceBased Health
Kavita Dhamdhere, MD, PhD
Sr. Director of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Sight Sciences, Inc.
Karen Dobkowski
Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operations Officer
Glacial Multimedia
Thomas Dunlap
CEO
Mynosys
Laurie Ferguson
Head of Ophthalmic Devices Global Communications - ZEISS Medical Technology Business Group
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. - ZEISS Group
Brad Fundingsland
President
The Fundingsland Group
Sidney Gicheru, MD
President, Ophthalmologist, Cataract and LASIK Eye Surgeon and Physician
LaserCare Eye Center P.A.
Mark Gordon
Global Head, Regulatory Affairs
Alcon
Whitney Hauser, OD
Founder and Senior Consultant
Signal Ophthalmic Consulting
Jeanne Hecht
Thaddeus Heitmann
Head of Communications
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Kendra Hileman
Vice President, Head Clinical R&D
Alcon
AnnMarie Hipsely, DPT, PhD
Founder & President
Ace Vision
Sondra Hoffman, COE, CPC, CMPE, LHRM
CEO
Florida Eye Clinic
Kristen Ingenito, MBA
Vice President
Market Scope
Ranna Jaraha
Director of New Media
Bryn Mawr Communications, LLC
Matthew Jensen
Vance Thompson Vision
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
Amelie Koch, PhD
Head of Global Strategy Ophthalmic Devices
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Jaci Lindstrom
Consultant
Co-Founder/Past President: OWL | Council Member/Mayor Pro Tem: City of Minnetonka Beach
Richard Lindstrom, MD
Founder, Attending Surgeon - Corneal, Cataract, Refractive, Glaucoma and Laser Surgery
Minnesota Eye Consultants
Marsha D. Link, PhD
Principal
Link Consulting
William J. Link, PhD
Managing Director / Manager
Versant Ventures / Flying L Partners
Zaiba Malik, MD
Medical Director, Medpace
Physician/CEO, EyeMD,LLC | Assistant Professor, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Bindu Manne
Director, Market Development
Ocular Therapeutix
Abigail Markward
Director Business Development
Amar Communications
Beth Ann Marsh
Vice-President, North America Sales & Marketing
Apellis Pharmaceuticals
Caren Mason
CEO, President and Director
STAAR Surgical
Antony Mattessich
President and CEO
Ocular Therapeutix
Jim Mazzo
Global President Ophthalmic Devices
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Deanne Melloy
Vice President
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Magda Michna, PhD
Vice President of Clinical Affairs
AcuFocus
Yari Mitchell
Chief Business Development Officer
AcuFocus, Inc.
Schalon Newton, DM
Chief Business Officer
Trefoil Therapeutics
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
Jai G. Parekh, MD, MBA, FAAO
VP & Chief Medical Officer, Eye Care
Allergan
Andrew Parks
Director of Professional Relations
Sun Pharmaceuticals
Georgette Pascale
President
Pascale Communications
Craig Piso, PhD
President
Piso and Associates LLC
Carey Powers
Vice President, Marketing
Visus Therapeutics
Megan Pritchard, COA
Lead Surgical Coordinator
Brazos Eye Surgery of Texas
Heather Ready, MBA
Senior Manager, Marketing, Surgical
Johnson & Johnson Vision
Tracy Ripley
Executive Assistant
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Audrey Talley Rostov, MD
Partner and Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery/Global Medical Director
Northwest Eye Surgeons / SightLife
Tommie Rowland
US Clinical Training and Support Manager, South-Central Region
Alcon
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
Scott Schachter, OD
CEO
Ocular Surface Advisory
Steven Schallhorn, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Erin Schallhorn Powers
Sr. Director, Medical Affairs & Professional Education
Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc.
Christy Shaffer
Partner
Hatteras Venture Partners
Allison Shuren
Partner
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Candace Simerson
President/CEO
iCandy Consulting, LLC
Rich Small
CEO
Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sheryl Stevenson
Senior Managing Editor/Content Channel Manager
Ophthalmology Times
Susan Stratton
President
Eye Med Management Solutions
Forrest Beau Swann, MD
Cornea and Refractive Surgery Specialist
Brazos Eye Surgery of Texas
Judi Tauber
Overseer
Tauber Eye Center
Amy Tezel, PhD
Vice President, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs - Surgical Franchise
Alcon
Euan S. Thomson, PhD
President Ophthalmic Devices - Head of Digital Business Unit
Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc.
Jake Vander Zanden
Principal Consultant
McDermott+Bull Executive Search
Domenic von Planta
COO
SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions GmbH
John Vukich, MD
Owner, Board Certified Eye Surgeon and Ophthalmologist
Summit EyeCare of Wisconsin
Al Waterhouse
President and CEO
AcuFocus, Inc.
Joanna Williams
COO
Lexitas Pharma Services, Inc.
Jared Young
VP of Marketing and Communications
CorneaGen