Misco Joins Optical Synergies/Premier Vision

MONMOUTH, Ill. – Jim Misco, an experienced optical industry executive, has joined the Optical Synergies/Premier Vision buying group as group director. According to Frank Soppa, who heads the optical businesses of Surgery Partners, Misco started in his new role on Jan. 2 and will be based in Indianapolis.

“Many know Jim due to his long and extensive career in the optical industry,” Soppa said. “He brings experience in all facets of the wholesale lab and optical lens segment, in most recent years having held senior management positions at both Signet Armorlite and Vision-Ease. Jim’s broad based experience and depth in the industry make him uniquely qualified to handle the affairs of the group. We feel very fortunate that the timing was right to have someone with Jim’s talents available for this position.”