Meet the Editors of Review of Optometric Business
Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD
Dr. Wright is the founding partner of a nine-partner, three-location full-scope optometric practice. As CEO of Pathways to Success, an internet-based practice management firm, he works with practices of all sizes. He is faculty coordinator for Ohio State’s leading practice management program, as well as author of Coding, Reimbursement and Contracting for Optometry.
Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD
Dr. Burns is the senior partner of a nine-doctor full-scope optometric practice that she built with her husband, Dr. Wright. She is also the COO of a state-wide nursing care optometry practice. Dr. Burns lectures nationally on practice management and staffing issues. Dr. Burns authored the Specialty Practice section of the textbook, Business Aspects of Optometry.
Margery is the editorial leader and engine behind Review of Optometric business, planning, writing and editing nearly all stories that appear here. In addition, Margery assembles graphics for the magazine, and works with a multitude of contributor ODs to bring readers the latest tips to ensure practice profitability. Margery has 20 years of experience as a reporter, writer and editor, enjoying a second career as an international travel writer in her spare time.
Roger is a widely published journalist who has written about the optometric community for 30 years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, where he reported on culture, travel and offered commentaries on contemporary family life. He has been profiled in the pages of Fast Company and Saveur, and has been interviewed on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.”