About ICO

Leadership Team

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Mark Colip, OD

President

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Stephanie Messner, OD, FAAO
Vice President and
Dean for Academic Affairs

Daniel Ren, MBA, CPA

Chief Operating Officer,
Illinois Eye Institute

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Maggie Lopez
Chief Executive Assistant, Office of the President and Board of Trustees

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Erik Mothersbaugh, OD, FAAO
Dean of Student Affairs

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Leonard Messner, OD, FAAO
Vice President for Strategy and Institutional Advancement

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Christa Ojeda, CPA

Vice President for Business and Finance, Chief Financial Officer

Board of Trustees

Dwight H. Akerman, OD, MBA, FAAO '80  Vice Chairman
Fort Worth, Texas

 

Vasvi A. Babu, OD '93
Scottsdale, Arizona

 

Rev. Torrey L. Barrett
Chicago, Illinois

Sandra Bury, OD '95

Oak Lawn, Illinois

 

Joseph L. Derezinski, MS
Chicago, Illinois

Kevin A. Danahey, OD '91

Granger, Indiana

 

Karen A. Eng, OD  Immediate Past Chairwoman
North Barrington, Illinois

 

Robert L. Fait, OD '68 Secretary 
Burlington, Wisconsin

Dwain L. Hahs Treasurer
Jackson, Missouri

 

Scott A. Jens, OD, FAAO '91

Madison, Wisconsin

 

Jeffrey D. Johnson, OD, MBA '97
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

 

Osvaldo I. Lopez, MD
Chicago, Illinois

C. Michael LoPiano, MBA
Chicago, Illinois

Tracy L. Matchinski, OD, FAAO '95

Chicago, Illinois

 

Nana Owusu, OD '08
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada

 

Steven Schneider
Chicago, Illinois

 

Jeff Smith, OD, MBA '83 Chairman 
Chicago, Illinois

Timothy H. Tsang, OD, FAAO '06

Vaughan, Ontario

Canada

 

Jeanette C. Varanelli, OD, FAAO '97 
Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan

 

Charles Weis, CPA
Chicago, Illinois

Student Representative

Rachel Shackelford, '23

Nebraska

Emeritus Trustees

James R. Butler, OD '59
Atlantis, Florida

Donovan L. Crouch, OD, FAAO '63
Storm Lake, Iowa