Board of Directors

Our mission: to Prevent Blindness and Preserve Sight



Paul G. Howes
Executive Chairman
ThromboGenics, Inc.


Andy Alcorn
Block Vision

James E. Anderson
Howe, Anderson & Smith, P.C.

Kevin Bakewell
Senior Vice President and Chief Public Affairs Officer
AAA – The Auto Club Group

Jeff Castillo
President of Americas
ALPHAEON Corporation

Patricia L. Davis, MD
Progressive Eye Care

Torrey Van Antwerp DeKeyser
Executive Director
The EyeSight Foundation of Alabama

Rick Elias

Carole Kenner, PhD, RN, FAAN
School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science
The College of New Jersey

Brette McClellan
VP, Government Relations Health Policy
Alcon, a Novartis Company

Brad McCorkle
Local Eye Site

Kathy McGinnis

Richard P. Mills, MD, MPH

Kathleen Murphy, DNP, RN
School of Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch

Chad Overman, OD
Director of Professional Relations – Health and Wellness US

Cynthia Owsley, PhD, MSPH
School of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Callahan Eye Hospital

Michael R. Pender, Jr., CPA
Cavanaugh & Company

J. David Pierson
J. David Optical Consultancy

Mary Blankenship Pointer
Senior Vice President
Republic Bank and Trust

Kate Renwick-Espinosa
Global Chief Marketing Officer

Richard Sanchez
President & CEO
Visibility Management

James Shyer
Chief Operating Officer
Zyloware Eyewear

Tracy Williams, OD
Executive Director
Spectrios Institute for Low Vision

Kurt Zoller
Director, Marketing & Communications
Blue Health Intelligence


CEO Association President

Debbie Goss
President & CEO
Prevent Blindness Texas


Hugh R. Parry
President and CEO
Prevent Blindness