To contact any member of our staff, please feel free to download our phone list.

Executive Office

Ashley Mills - Chief Executive Officer


Finance and Operations

Brian Carroll - Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer

Manali Patel - Controller

Jose Navas - Staff Accountant

Lisa Wright - Database Manager

Chris Denby - Web Projects Specialist

Nabil Gharbieh – IT Counsel, Dataprise

Steven Hawson – Human Resources Director


Marketing and Membership

Maureen Beddis - Executive Vice President, Membership & Strategic Initiatives

Amy Applegate - Creative Director and Project Coordinator

Hayley Rakus - Senior Communications Manager

Julia Moore - Membership Communications Manager

Michael Vitale - Vice President, Membership & Technical Affairs

Nathan Troxell - Director of Business Development & Special Projects

Alysse Henkel - Senior Director, Market Research & Analytics

Kris Stevens - Data and Analytics Manager

Dianella Maalem - Research Manager

Tibor Gross - Sunglass and Reader Division Liaison

David Pierson - Optical Retail Division Liaison

Omar Elkhatib - Government Relations Manager



Mitch Barkley - Vice President of Trade Shows and Events, Eyewear & Accessories Division Liaison

Sara Bonizio - Director of Shows



Rick Van Arnam - Regulatory Affairs Counsel

Jim Anderson - General Counsel

Yardly Pollas-Kimble - Federal Affairs Counsel

Josh Finestone - Federal Affairs Counsel