In response to many requests, the OWA is happy to announce that Individual Contributors can now support the Optical Women's Association!
An Individual can now show their support of the OWA's mission of enhancing and promoting the leadership role of women in the optical industry. We welcome everyone who would like to join in and engage in more active participation in the OWA to show your support as an Individual Contributor.
As an INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR you will receive these benefits:
Steve Baker — President, Eyefinity
Allesandro Baronti — VP Industrial Relations & Education, Luxottica
Maureen Cavanagh — Immediate Past President, Optical Women's Association; Essilor of America
Tiara Claxton — President, Optical Women's Association; Western States Luxury Sales, Safilo USA
David Friedfeld — Owner, ClearVision Optical
Mark Ginsberg — Chief Marketing Officer, VSP Global
Scott Sennett — President and CEO, Tura
Marty Bassett — President and CEO, Walman
Ed Buffington — VP, Strategic Eyecare Partnerships, VSP Vision Care
Bill Gerber — Founder and CEO, Contentlinq
Doug Schlauderaff — Executive VP, Imagewear
Jamie Shyer — Co-CEO, COO, Zyloware
Artis Beatty — Chief Medical Officer, MyEyeDr.
Steve Bolick — Optometrist, MyEyeDr.
Jim Durkin — COO, MyEyeDr
Lorie Lippiatt — President, Salem Eyecare Center, Inc.
Jim McGrann — President & CEO, VSP Global
Howard Purcell — Senior VP, Customer Development Group, Essilor of America
Dr. Florian Safner — VP of Professional Services, MyEyeDr
Jack Schaeffer — CEO, Schaeffer Eye Center
David Sheffer — Chief Growth Officer, MyEyeDr
Lee Birnbaum — Regional Sales Manager, ClearVision Optical
Contributions are made for one calendar year (January-December).
Just ask Ed Buffington why he supports the OWA. Ed has shown longtime support of the OWA through many fund and friend-raising events through the years. Ed is the inaugural Individual Contributor. Thank you Ed for your longstanding support and participation in the OWA. Your loyalty and enthusiasm have not gone unnoticed! Follow Ed's lead and fill out the form on the reverse side to become an Individual Contributor.
"I have been a big advocate for the OWA for many, many years! I have the utmost respect for the OWA leadership, their mission and the results they continually produce. Having attended many luncheons, meetings and other OWA events, the OWA empowers not only the active women members but all individuals associated with the OWA. I highly encourage everyone in the optical industry to attend, engage and join the OWA, it's worth your time and money!"— Ed Buffington