Healthy Eyes Advantage has named Jim McGrann executive chairman. During his 20-year career in the eyecare industry, McGrann has served as president and CEO of VSP Global, president of VSP Vision Care, chief technology officer of VSP Global, president of Eyefinity and CIO of Marchon Eyewear. In addition to chairing the Healthy Eyes Advantage board of directors, McGrann will work closely with Jeff Rinkus, HEA’s president and CEO, to oversee the company’s strategic direction and to execute its business plan.
Additional Healthy Eyes Advantage appointments include Lorie Lippiatt, OD, as senior vice president of professional strategies, Stephanie Lucas as senior vice president of sales and marketing, and Shani Lenard as vice president of HEA Services. Healthy Eyes Advantage was formed by Nautic Partners in November 2017 upon acquiring four of the nation’s largest eyecare buying groups: HMI/Red Tray/ClubZero, Vision West, C&E and Block Business Group.