ONEONTA, N.Y.—Alan Cleinman, CEO and founder of optometry business consultancy Cleinman Performance Partners, has announced the promotion of Timothy Aiken to president and chief operations officer from his former role as senior vice president and chief revenue officer. “I am thrilled to be able to promote Tim to this new position. Since joining team Cleinman earlier this year, Tim has proven his value,” said Cleinman. “Tim has gone above and beyond to help our team of professionals deliver on our mission; transforming lives through recognized and realized possibilities.”

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Aiken has more than 24 years of experience building, developing and leading successful teams for organizations that serve the eyecare industry. Before joining Cleinman Performance Partners, he spent the last 17 years as a leader at ABB Optical Group in various roles such as vice president of sales, vice president of strategic business development, and vice president, training and leadership development.

Aiken noted, “I am excited by the prospect of guiding such an exceptional organization as Cleinman Performance Partners. My primary goal is to further enhance the exceptional services that empower optometric professionals to thrive and succeed through expert consulting, benchmarking and collaborative knowledge exchange. I consider myself fortunate to be a part of such a talented team that is truly making a difference in transforming the lives of our clients.”

Cleinman added, “Tim will provide the kind of leadership our firm needs to continue to differentiate our business as the source for personal and professional growth for private optometrists and their practices throughout North America.”

Founded in 1989, Cleinman Performance Partners provides business solutions to larger independent optometry practices and select vendors who serve them. Now in its 23rd year, Cleinman Performance Network is a business development support network comprising many of North America’s leading independent optometry practices.