Senior VIce President of Eye Care
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Carl H. Spear, OD, MBA, FAAO
Senior Vice President of Eyecare, Luxottica North America
Dr. Carl Spear has over 25 years of expertise in the Eyecare industry and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Luxottica North America.
Originally from Kentucky, Dr. Spear obtained his optometry degree at UAB's School of Optometry and graduated with his MBA from Auburn University. He previously owned and operated a seven-location integrated optometry/ophthalmology practice in Pensacola, Florida.
Dr. Spear has served as the Senior Director of Professional Services at Vision Group Holdings, where he contracted and managed a network of optometrist and ophthalmologists, He also served as Director of Professional Development and Strategic Accounts at Alcon, and previously held the position of Director of Continuing Education and Vendor Relations for Vision Source. Dr. Spear has also written, lectured and consulted with industry leaders on a variety of disease topics. He also served as a member on the Florida Board of Optometry. He is currently the Secretary-Treasurer for the American Academy of Optometry and was chosen as Optometrist of the Year in 2017 and Optometrist of the Decade in 2021 by the Florida Optometric Association.
In addition to his successful career in eye care, Dr. Spear retired from the military after 34 years of service.
Thursday, March 2, 2023
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST