Professional Eyecare Resources Co-op (PERC)

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Professional Eyecare
Resources Co-op (PERC)

Founded: 2008

Owners: David B. Golden, OD, co-founder; Howard E. Stein, OD, co-founder
Executives: Lisa Mamo, admin.
Contact: www.perc.biz
Programs:
vendor partnerships exclusively with Essilor Labs of America; education—Mostly Management starting OD CE; social media; website development; driving traffic to members’ managers forum section of website where they can post questions and get answers; Medical Eye Home Model partnering with EyeHome Network to form IPAs in Arizona and California for 2012.
Events: four meetings per year throughout the country and a Managers Meeting in Los Angeles (March 7); annual Huntington Harbor Holiday Boat Parade for members, vendors and families; annual Vision Expo West luncheon; coordinating screening for over 20,000 diabetics at the American Diabetes Association in Los Angeles (Sept.)
Members:
180
Focus for 2012:
building OD CE program, building membership