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Premier Academy360

Advisory Panel

Premier Academy360

Advisory Panel

Meet the members of the Premier Academy360 Advisory Panel

Mark R. Wright, OD

Dr. Wright has extensive experience in consulting, teaching, and lecturing nationally and internationally. He is the CEO of the Practice Management Center and the Professional Editor of Review of Optometric Business. Dr. Wright's expertise includes the topics of Practice Operational Efficiency, Doctor Effectiveness, Revenue Cycle Management including Coding and Billing, and Practice Valuation.

Jeff Gerson, OD, FAAO

Dr. Gerson is a private practice optometrist specializing in ocular disease and low vision, having completed a residency at the Veterans Administration medical center in Kansas City and is a fellow of both the Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society. He is a member of several professional associations, including the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Kansas and Missouri optometric associations. Dr. Gerson is a frequent speaker and published author, and lectures internationally on diabetes and macular degeneration and serves as a consultant to several companies devoted to better optometric care of both diabetes and AMD.

Annette Webb, OD

Dr. Webb was born and raised in Arkansas. She obtained her bachelors of Zoology degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro in 1991. Afterwards, she went to Memphis to the Southern College of Optometry, where she was awarded Junior Clinician of the year and obtained her doctorate degree in 1995. She has been awarded special service awards from the local Lion’s club and the Arkansas Optometric Association. She received the honor of being named the O.D. of the year in 2009. She is currently a Past President of the Arkansas Optometric Association. Dr. Webb has practiced for more than 20 years.

Doug Lipp

Doug Lipp is on a crusade to help organizations strengthen their corporate culture, boost business performance, and unapologetically, have fun while doing it. Doug is a distinguished international consultant, eight-time author, and former head of training at the legendary Disney University. His latest book is the best-selling Disney U: How Disney University Develops the World’s Most Engaged, Loyal, and Customer-Centric Employees.