PRESS RELEASE: Announcing Optometric Management Education (OME)

PentaVision & Distinctive Strategies and Leadership Announce Optometric Management Education (OME)

Contact: Thomas J. Wilson, President, PentaVision LLC • 215-521-8733

April Jasper, O.D., F.A.A.O., Chief Education Director of Optometric Management Education (OME)

AMBLER, PA – JUNE 17, 2019 – PentaVision LLC, publisher of Optometric Management magazine, announces the formation of a new joint venture with Distinctive Strategies and Leadership LLC. The joint venture, named Optometric Management Education (OME), will specialize in developing, producing and managing clinical and practice management educational events, and will work with industry partners to support a variety of educational initiatives.

Dr. April Jasper has been named Chief Education Director for all OME events beginning in 2020. In addition, Dr. Jasper, who is Chief Optometric Editor of Optometric Management magazine, has also been named Chief Education Director of PentaVision's Optometric Management Symposium (OMS), held annually in Orlando and celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. In 2020, under Dr. Jasper's leadership, OMS will expand its market-leading educational charter to align more closely with OM magazine content, and will provide more networking opportunities for doctors, their teams and industry partners.

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PentaVision LLC
PentaVision LLC is the publishing leader in ophthalmology, optometry and opticianry. Today, PentaVision produces six free-standing magazines, two live conferences, multiple live custom and virtual events, nearly three dozen subscription-based email newsletters, nine media/event websites, and well over 100 content marketing projects annually in print, video and online. PentaVision also produces touring seminars, digital "infomercials," influential roundtables featuring key opinion leaders, market research as well as sophisticated commercial email-based direct marketing programs that lead the vision care industry and that set a standard for business-to-business marketing services providers. All of this is produced at PentaVision's central office in Ambler, Pennsylvania by an experienced team of writers, editors and publishing professionals with roots going back over 50 years in the vision care market. For more information, visit

Distinctive Strategies and Leadership LLC
Distinctive Strategies and Leadership LLC is an education and consulting company co-owned by April Jasper O.D., F.A.A.O., and Katie Gilbert-Spear O.D., J.D., M.P.H. Dr. Jasper and Dr. Gilbert-Spear have been providing education and consulting for eye care specialists and their teams for over 15 years. In addition, Dr. Jasper and Dr. Gilbert-Spear have advised numerous companies in the area of strategic planning, marketing position, product launches and research, providing consulting services to eye care and industry partners for more than 25 years combined.