Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Entrepreneurs Reade Fahs and Bruce Steffey of National Vision
have been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 National Award recipients in the Retail and Consumer Products category.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:18 AM
LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America
(OAA) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 State Leader of the Year award.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:16 AM
FARMINGDALE, N.Y.—Staff members within an optometry practice are often the unsung heroes of the practice’s success.
Friday, November 20, 2015 12:23 AM
EMERYVILLE, Calif.—NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
(NYSE MKT: NBY) reported total net sales of $1.2 million for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, 2015, up from $152,000 for the third quarter of 2014.
Friday, November 20, 2015 12:15 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla.—Visibility Management
announced that Estrella Parter has joined the consulting team as a senior partner.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:21 AM
OCEANSIDE, Calif.—Raen Optics
has announced that Jeff Fitzhugh has been appointed chief executive officer. According to Raen, the company has experienced “explosive growth in the highly competitive eyewear category” over the last three years and Fitzhugh will be a “key asset to support the team and steer the brand toward global recognition.”
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Deborah Castor, vice president of trade shows and meetings at The Vision Council, has announced that she will step down in early 2016 after over 16 years at the organization. She will remain in her position until mid-January to help select and transition a replacement.
Friday, November 13, 2015 12:24 AM
MELVILLE, N.Y.—Eyeking LLC
has announced that Eric Shaughnessy has been named senior vice president of sales effective this month. Shaughnessy will be based at the Eyeking corporate office located here.
Friday, November 13, 2015 12:21 AM
RANDOLPH, Mass.—Randolph Engineering, Inc.
, has promoted Nathan Kerzner to vice president of global sales. Kerzner previously held the role of general manager of North American lifestyle sales.
Friday, November 13, 2015 12:18 AM
CHICAGO—Richard Sanchez, managing partner of Visibility Management
was named chair-elect of the Prevent Blindness board of directors. Neil Levine, executive director, marketing ophthalmology at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Nancy Tuffin, head of health policy, government relations and U.S. reimbursement of Alcon Laboratories, Inc. were also elected to the board.
Monday, November 9, 2015 10:29 AM
NEW YORK—Employers across the country are about to see big changes in overtime pay. Earlier this year, President Obama signed an executive order directing the Department of Labor
to update the overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act
. The most significant proposed change for employers is that salaried employees making less than $50,440 annually will become eligible for overtime pay beginning in 2016.
Monday, November 9, 2015 12:21 AM
San Clemente, Calif.—Rudy Project
has announced that team member and athlete, Johnny Vu, has been promoted to event sales director for North America.
Monday, November 9, 2015 12:18 AM
Norwalk, Conn.—International Vision Expo & Conference is accepting submissions for the 2016 Vision Expo East New Product Gallery, a unique display opportunity showcasing the best of the best in new eyewear products and technology.