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



Chelsea Pillsbury - Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Amy Applegate - Creative Director and Project Coordinator

Kayleigh Tokash - Communications Coordinator


Market Research

Alysse Henkel - Senior Director, Market Research & Analytics

Kris Stevens - Data and Analytics Manager

Vlad Gupan - Research Manager



Michael Vitale - Vice President; Membership, Government Relations & Technical Affairs

Nathan Troxell - Director of Member Services

Bonnie Whitfield - Senior Manager, Member Communications

Omar Elkhatib - Senior Manager, Government Relations

Dawn Tullis - Membership Administrative Coordinator

Tibor Gross - Sunglass and Reader Division Liaison

David Pierson - Optical Retail Division Liaison



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