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Lifetime Achievement Award


Sometimes, a woman in the Optical Industry is so influential that she deserves an extra special moment in the spotlight. We found ourselves with such a contributor in 2013 and decided to award our first ever Lifetime Achievement Award to Grady Culbreth of Grady & Associates, Inc.

Grady has been an OWA member since the organization's inception and has seen the industry evolve in its attitude towards women. When she first entered the industry as an optician, patients would come in and ask to see the "male doctor." We are honored to know her and call her our colleague and friend.

2013 OWA Lifetime Achievement Award