|About the Owners
Derek Bodart is a Navy veteran with a background as a jet mechanic. After seven-and-a-half years in the Navy, Bodart got out of the Navy to pursue a career in finance and ultimately earned a finance degree from the University of Illinois. A few years later, he earned his MBA from the University of South Florida.
Before purchasing Superior Optical in 2017, Bodart had been a financial advisor, private banker, commercial banker and VP of operations for a pharmaceutical manufacturer.
Tony Jones graduated from Florida State University and went on to earn an MBA from the University of South Florida, where he met Bodart. Prior to owning Superior Optical, he had a 20+ year career in pharmaceutical and molecular diagnostic industries, with sales and management positions on a national and regional level.