|Helping to pass the gavel are (l to r) Phil Epperson, incoming COLA
president; Stephen Mori-Prange, Prestige Lens Lab; outgoing COLA
president, Tim Steffey, Sunstar Optical; and Terry Yoneda,
Brought together to answer questions on mergers and acquisitions were
(l to r) Jeff DeRose, Vision Service Plan; Brad Reinhart, Essilor; Tom
Puckett, HPC Puckett & Co.; Matt Bishop, Carl Zeiss Vision; Don Dakin,
Hoya Vision Care; and Beverly Marquez, Essilor Laboratories of America.