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VisionWeb Appoints Tom Loveless as President

By Staff
Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:27 AM

Tom Loveless.

AUSTIN, Texas—The VisionWeb board of directors has appointed Tom Loveless as the optometry software company’s president. He assumes responsibility effective immediately. Loveless brings a long career in the optical industry serving as CFO and VP of business development of VisionWeb since 2008 and CFO of Hoya Vision Care North America before joining VisionWeb. “Working with Tom for many years and knowing his accomplishments in both finance and business development, the board is sure VisionWeb is in good hands and poised to continue its impressive growth into the future. We are excited about what VisionWeb can bring to the industry under Tom's leadership with all three major product lines, the VisionWeb ordering engine, Uprise practice management and EHR software, and revenue cycle management and insurance claim processing," said Kevin Rupp, executive vice president of Essilor USA and VisionWeb board member.

"I am thrilled to see Tom take on the role of president at VisionWeb," said Marc Ferrara, CEO of Jobson's Information Services Division and chairman of the VisionWeb board. "Tom has played a major role in steering VisionWeb's business direction and financial stability over the past decade as CFO and VP of business development. Tom's dedication to VisionWeb's mission, his unfailing leadership of the VisionWeb team, and his commitment to providing ECPs with state-of-the-art software solutions, such as Uprise and VisionWeb's revenue cycle management solution, stand out as significant achievements."

Loveless said, “Helping eyecare providers be more efficient and profitable is at the core of everything we do. I’m extremely proud of our team and the products and services we offer to ECPs, helping them deliver glasses to patients quickly, collect claims revenue faster, and streamline patient exams. I’m excited about our future and look forward to many more years of innovation.”

Loveless holds a BBA in Accounting, an MBA in Finance and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst.

VisionWeb pioneered the first open and neutral online order processing platform for the optical industry in 2000. Today, as the largest platform in the country, VisionWeb connects over 20,000 eyecare professionals with over 500 suppliers.
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