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Vision Monday 2014 - Optical's Most Influential Women

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Check out these OWA members who are included in this year's Vision Monday Most Influential Women in Optical list.

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Vision Monday 2014 - #WonderWomen


Executive Suite

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

Melody Healy

April Jasper, OD, FAAO


Rising Stars

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

Deirdre Carroll

Gilda Mehraban

Kelly P. Smoyer

Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD, MPH


Mentors

Women who are team builders and developers of talent.

Mary Rose Jaszczynski

Kate Monahan

Karen Stotz, ABOC, NCLEC

Barbara S. Wagner


Innovators

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

Kristan Gross

Cathy Ives

Angela McCoy

Tami Ortiz


Here is the full listing:

Executive Suite

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

Stephanie Johnson-Brown, OD, MEd
Plano Child Development Center; Plano Optometrics Ltd.

Kate Doerksen
DITTO.com

Celia de Lourdes Feliciano, OD
Vision 4 You

Melody Healy
VSP Vision Care

April Jasper, OD, FAAO
Vision Source/Advanced Eyecare Specialists

Alexis McLaughlin
Target Optical, a Division of Luxottica

Karoline L. Munson, OD
Kentucky Optometric Association

Julie A. Schornack, OD, MEd
Marshall B. Ketchum University; Southern California College of Optometry


Rising Stars

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

Kirsten E. Albrecht, OD
MyEyeDr

Deirdre Carroll
Vision Monday

Erin O'Fallon
SportRx, LLC

Gilda Mehraban
REM Eyewear

Amanda Nanasy, OD
The Eye Center

Heidi Schwitzer
Zig Eyewear USA

Kelly P. Smoyer
Essilor Laboratories of America

Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD, MPH
Sight and Sun Eyeworks

Captain Lauren Joy Stone, OD
Drs. Foster, Steele and Stone; Tennessee Air National Guard

Heather Suggitt
Vision Source

Barbara Vitchus
Global Optics, Inc.

Gina M. Wesley OD, MS, FAAO
Complete Eye Care of Medina


Mentors

Women who are team builders and developers of talent.

Kristin Ellsworth
Peeps Eyewear

Mary Rose Jaszczynski
ClearVision Optical

Kate Monahan
VSP Optics Group

La Jeanne Niles, ABOC
Carl Zeiss Vision

Debby Bauer-Robertson, ABO, NCLE
Ruff Eyes/Jeanne I Ruff, OD, LLC

Mary Anne Stangby
Sears Optical, a division of Luxottica

Karen Stotz, ABOC, NCLEC
Pech Optical

Barbara S. Wagner
Santinelli International

Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD
The Ohio State University College of Optometry


Innovators

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

Laura Askew
Transitions Optical

Kristan Gross
Essilor of America, Inc.

Dawne Hanks
Oakley Inc.

Cindy Hussey
Velvet Eyewear

Cathy Ives
The Optical Vision Site

Angela McCoy
Eye Care Associates

Tami Ortiz
Altair Eyewear

Carey Reynolds
Allergan, Inc.

Janelle Routhier, OD, FAAO, FBCLA
Essilor of America

Shirleen Steele
Henry Ford Optimeyes