For Jessica Dinwiddie, OD, practice ownership was always an option on the table, just not one that she felt quite ready to take on immediately after her 2011 graduation from the Southern College of Optometry.
The nearly four years since the opening of Vision Veritas has flown by, says Olivia Carleo, OD.
Mirjana McCarthy, OD, FAAO, says it took nearly a decade of gaining experience in the profession before she
even considered taking on a role as a practice owner.
For five years, Jean Barden, OD, worked in two of the four practices owned by another doctor.
Michele Montalbano, OD, joined Vision Source® a couple of years ago, largely because she felt a little isolated in the small village of Elburn, Illinois, where she opened a practice in 2000.
Patients of Leslie Coffee-Gallagher, OD, FAAO, might be surprised to hear that her first career path was in nuclear engineering and physics.
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