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OWA Tuesday Talks


20-Minute Chats to Invigorate Your Day

Are you in need of some inspiration? Do you want to hear from some of the most interesting women in business?

OWA invites you to Tuesday Talks, presented by our Connection & Enrichment Committee. Open to all OWA members, this fresh and provocative webinar series will feature savvy female leaders to dish on trending topics that matter to you.

Grab your lunch, join in, and prepare to be inspired and motivated!

Watch your Inbox for more information on upcoming Tuesday Talks!

Mark your calendars for our next Tuesday Talk with James Shyer:
Why OWA? A Male's Perspective
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 1:00 p.m. ET

James Shyer

James Shyer
Co-CEO / Chief Operating Officer
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 1:00 p.m. ET

James Shyer is currently co-CEO and Chief Operating Officer of Zyloware Eyewear, the oldest family-owned and operated eyeglass frame company in the United States. Jamie, as he prefers to be called, has been working at Zyloware since 1993.

Part of the third generation of family management and ownership, Jamie oversees the entire sales and internal operations of Zyloware, in addition to focusing on the corporate strategic direction and financial performance of the business. In his past roles as Sales Manager and then Vice President of Sales, he established aggressive and innovative sales and marketing strategies that have resulted in continuous growth, which remains today. Along with his cousin, Chris Shyer, Jamie has led and continues to lead Zyloware through unprecedented expansion and success.

Throughout Jamie's tenure at Zyloware, he's remained closely involved with The Vision Council, having served in various capacities, including Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Eyewear and Accessories Division, and Chairman of the Show Committee, which oversees the Vision Expo shows in partnership with Reed Exhibitions. In addition, he is presently a board member of Prevent Blindness and actively supports many optical industry associations.

Jamie currently resides between Stamford, CT and Charlotte, NC. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Sara, and together they are raising their 5 children. He spends his personal time being a dad, staying active, and supporting animal rescue organizations.

When? Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Where? Your office, home, coffee shop . . . wherever you are, we'll come to you

What? Speakers from inside and outside the optical industry will deliver hot topics for today's fast-paced world: 20 minutes of talk, 10 minutes of Q&A

Why? Becoming a strong leader is a journey that requires ongoing education and development

Prior Tuesday Talks

Couldn't make the live webinars? Recordings are available to view at your leisure.