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AOA executive director to step down, join new company


The American Optometric Association announced this week that Executive Director Barry Barresi, OD, would be stepping down to join a newly formed company, Clinical Integration Partners.

St. Louis, MO-The American Optometric Association (AOA) announced this week that Barry Barresi, OD, AOA executive director and CEO of AOA Excel, would be stepping down to join Clinical Integration Partners, a newly formed company.

The Board of Directors of AOA Excel, a wholly owned business unit subsidiary of the AOA, plans to transfer the OcuHub assets to Clinical Integration Partners, as the project moves from the development phase to production. Clinical Integration Partners is seeking external capital funding to finalize the development and market release of OcuHub products.

Dr. Barresi has served as the AOA executive director since 2008. 

AOA has not announced plans for a successor. 

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