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Vision Source Announces Jim Greenwood as President and COO

Former Concentra Inc. CEO to join the national optometric alliance

KINGWOOD, Texas (January 7, 2013) – Texas-based national optometric alliance, Vision Source, announces today that Jim Greenwood will assume the position of President and Chief Operating Officer effective January 7th. Greenwood joins the executive team after serving as CEO of Concentra for more than five years. He will report to Vision Source CEO and Founder Glenn Ellisor, O.D.

A Baylor University graduate, Greenwood's career in healthcare started in 1993 when he joined Concentra's predecessor company as Chief Financial Officer. Greenwood helped lead Concentra through a time of significant growth and innovative transformation for its national medical practice that now includes over 1,500 affiliated primary care physicians and physical therapists. Greenwood serves on the Board of Directors for Epic Health Services, Inc. and the Baylor University Healthcare Administration Program's Advisory Council.

This announcement comes at the close of the most successful year in the 22+ year history of Vision Source. Strongly outpacing 2012 industry growth, Vision Source added its 2,800th office and 5,300th member along with more than 1,200 practices adopting the Vision Source name and brand through a collective, new signage and marketing initiative.

"The overwhelming success and growth of Vision Source, especially with the vast growth in 2012, has given us the opportunity to expand our team with some of the healthcare industry’s top talent," says Vision Source CEO and Founder Glenn Ellisor, O.D. "We are honored to have Jim on board in this leadership role, and we look forward to leveraging his extensive healthcare experience in a multi-site delivery model to help us further enhance the value we create for our members."

The leading eye care professional alliance will continue to offer its members a wide range of value-added solutions, practice enhancement tools, marketing programs, vendor offerings and other industry leading member services in 2013.

Founded in 1991, Vision Source® is North America’s largest network of private practice optometrists with more than 2,700+ practice locations and 5,500+ members in the United States and Canada and consists of the most influential experts in the eye care industry. Through leveraging the network’s collective power, Vision Source® is able to deliver practice and professional development tools, marketing expertise and services, and unsurpassed purchasing power. For more information, call 888-558-2020 or visit www.visionsource.com. 

Jim Greenwood

Posted On January 7, 2013