SCENE + HEARD Veteran Optical Executive Timothy Aiken Joins Cleinman Performance Partners in Management Role By Staff Wednesday, February 8, 2023 12:18 AM Timothy Aiken. ONEONTA, N.Y.—Cleinman Performance Partners, has appointed Timothy Aiken, a veteran optical industry executive, as senior vice president and chief revenue officer. Aiken was named to the position by CEO and founder Alan Cleinman. “Tim will lead all sales, marketing, and communications functions,” explained Cleinman. “With over two decades of success in sales, marketing, and operations within our industry, Tim’s understanding of the eyecare market, and more specifically our clients and prospective clients, provides our firm with the right mix of knowledge and innovation to continue our position as North America’s premier business development consultancy for larger private optometry businesses.”Aiken has more than 23 years of experience building, developing, and leading successful teams for organizations who serve the eyecare industry. Before joining Cleinman Performance Partners, Aiken spent 17 years as a leader at ABB Optical Group in various roles such as vice president of sales, vice president of strategic business development, and most recently as vice president of training and leadership development.“I couldn’t be more thrilled to join such an amazing organization as Cleinman Performance Partners. Their history of helping optometric professionals grow and succeed through expert consulting, benchmarking, and peer knowledge sharing is quite impressive. I feel very fortunate to be part of such a talented team who is really making a difference in transforming the lives of their clients,” said Aiken.Cleinman added, “Tim will provide the kind of leadership our firm needs to continue to differentiate our business as the source for personal and professional growth for private optometrists and their practices throughout North America."