Prevent Blindness Honors Two Vision Source Execs With Persons of Vision Awards


NEW YORK—Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety non-profit organization, honored Glenn Ellisor, OD, and Jim Greenwood, of Vision Source, as the recipients of the 2019 Prevent Blindness Persons of Vision Award. The awards were presented at the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner held at the Edison Ballroom here, in conjunction with Vision Expo East. All proceeds from the event will go to support the sight-saving programs of Prevent Blindness. The Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award recognizes an individual or organization whose inspired outlook champions healthy vision and its importance for a healthy life.

 Dr. Glenn Ellisor, executive chairman and founder of Vision Source, has been dedicated to providing quality vision and eyecare to his patients since 1985. He currently owns and operates two practices in Kingwood, Texas. Jim Greenwood joined Vision Source as president and CEO in 2013. Prior to Vision Source, Greenwood spent 20 years with Concentra, a national health care services organization that currently treats approximately 50,000 patients each day.

 The chairperson of the 2019 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Committee was Derrick Artis, OD, formerly the executive vice president of operations for Vision Source.