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Vision Monday 2010 - Optical's Most Influential Women


Check out this year's Vision Monday Most Influential Women in Optical list.

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Vision Monday 2010 - 40 Women with Vision for the Future

Executive Suite

Women who hold positions such as President, VP, CEO, CFO, CIO, or COO.

Connie Achman
X-Cel Optical Company

Nancy Bernard
ClearVision Optical

Rhona Hutton
Colors in Optics, Ltd.

Diane C. John
Red Tray, HMI Buying Group

Corinne McCormack
FGX International

Mary Nyitray
Optical Arts

Melissa Scoppettone
Ron's Optical

Beverly Suliteanu
Wescan Optical

Jennifer Taylor
Eye Care Centers of America

Jenny L. Webb
Downtown EyeCare

Diane G. Wilson, OD
Arnold EyeCare Center

Rising Stars

Women who are up-and-comers in their careers and companies.

Fareha Anwar
Eye-Q Optometry

Lopa Desai
Kenmark Group

Amanda Ditch
Clarkson Eyecare

Jennifer Peiffer

Amy Schneider
Eyes of Faith Optical, LLC

Ann Shanley
Polycore USA


Women who are team builders and developers of talent.

Carol Alexander, OD

Jill Cox
Vision Source

Rebecca Johnson

Neera Kapoor, OD, MS, FAAO, FCOVD-A
State University of New York, State College of Optometry

Harue Jean Marsden, OD
Southern California College of Optometry

Carol Mason
Davis Vision

Laurie Pierce, LDO, ABOM
Hillsborough Community College

Tammy Reaves
Luxottica Retail

Diane Strickler
POL Labs

Stephanie Turk

Ivy Zito
Encore Optics


Women who have initiated new products, programs, or ideas marking success.

Maureen Beddis
The Vision Council

Jennifer Rainville Cruz
International Vision Expo

Janice D. Gaub

Bernadette Hiskey
Carl Zeiss Vision

Ann M. Hoscheit, OD, FAAO, FAARM
Summit Eye Associates

Julia Medina
Vision Web

Debby Mullins
R.D. Cherry, Inc.

Nancy Ness
Jobson Optical Group

Regina Rossi
Mazzuchelli 1849

Beth Schlau
First Vision Medical Group

Lisette Swenson
Essilor of America

Dawn West
Transitions Optical

The Next Generation of Optical Leaders

Opticianry Students

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Lisbeth Aquino
Middlesex Community College

Jeannel Bishop
New York City College of Technology

Angela Crowley
Ogeechee Technical College

Christina Henry
Indiana University School of Optometry Optician/Technical Program

Michelle Lynham
Cuyahoga Community College

Rebecca Morton
Roane State Community College

Quyen Nguyen
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Kristy Penna
Erie Community College

Jennifer Tramontana
Raritan Valley Community College

Nura Zayed
Broward Community College

Optometry Students

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Jennifer Chen, OD
New England College of Optometry

Michelle DePeau, OD
Indiana University School of Optometry

Lauren Goldsmith, OD
Southern College of Optometry

Lauren Grillot, OD
Ohio State University College of Optometry

Nicole Henriksen, OD
Illinois College of Optometry

Brianne Hobbs, OD
University of Missouri - St. Louis College of Optometry

Kyla Hunter, OD
Pacific University College of Optometry

Amanda Nanasy, OD
Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry

Diane Russo, OD
SUNY College of Optometry