William J. Mallon, M.D. was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Science in physiology from Michigan State University and his Medical Degree from Wayne State University where he graduated a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After a one-year internship at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Dr. Mallon completed a three-year ophthalmology residency at the University of Tennessee. He then completed a one-year fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery with Ophthalmic Plastic Surgical Associates of Memphis.  Dr. Mallon is the founder of a highly successful state-of-the-art Ophthalmology practice Center for Advanced Eye Care in Vero Beach, Florida.  He served as President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology in 2012 and recently served on a National Task Force for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.


COO, President

Adam M. Katz M.D. was born and raised in New York. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology/Sociology from Union College in New York, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his medical degree from Albany Medical College. For his post-graduate training, he completed a one-year internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. After finishing his internship, Dr. Katz completed a three-year residency in Ophthalmology at Saint Vincents Hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Katz then went on to complete a one-year medical retina fellowship at NYU. He completed a second two-year retina fellowship in Memphis with world renowned retinal surgeon Steve Charles, MD. Dr. Katz has over 20 years of clinical experience treating patients with retinal and vitreous disorders and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He currently serves as the President of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology which represents over 500 ophthalmologists in the state of Florida.


Stephen C. Thomas, ESQ

Mr. Thomas is a registered U.S. patent attorney and former engineer and program manager.

Caleigh Hansen, CMPM
Director Of Sales And Marketing

Ms. Hansen has been in the ophthalmology field for more than 15 years. Her background is in Practice Management, Sales and Marketing.


Nicholas Arnell
Enterprise Architect

Mr. Arnell is an IT Specialist with over 20 years  experience in Software and Data Technology.


Advisory Board of Directors

Jerome Miller

Mr. Miller has extensive knowledge of the financial sector from his vast experience on Wall Street. From 1963 to 1988, Mr. Miller was an instrumental leader at EF Hutton where he served as the Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President. Mr. Miller served on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. His responsibilities included managing their Retail Brokerage, Retail Branch System and their Marketing and Asset department.  Mr. Miller was responsible for the Equity Capital Markets for three of those years, including Institutional Sales, Options Trading, Research and overseeing the Exchange Floors.

From 1988 to 1993, Mr. Miller served as Vice Chairman & Executive VP of SHEARSON LEHMAN HUTTON and served on the Executive Committee & Board of Directors. His responsibilities included running their Retail Brokerage Branch System.

Mr. Miller then presided as President of SHEARSON Asset Management until 1997.  From 1997 to present, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Legg Mason Equity Mutual Funds.

Scientific Advisory Board

Richard Hom OD PhD MPA
Anthem, Inc.

Dr. Hom is currently the Optometric Director at Anthem, Inc. He received his B.S from the University of California, Berkeley and his O.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Additionally, he was awarded an MPA from San Francisco State University where his Capstone project was on physician attitudes on the adoption of retinal photographic screening for diabetic retinopathy screening. In 2017, Dr. Hom was awarded the Diplomate in Public Health and Environmental Vision by the American Academy of Optometry. In 2018, he received his PhD in Bioscience from Salus University and wrote his dissertation on the relationship of social determinants such as food and environment on function and disability in adults.

Over the last 16 years, Dr. Hom has designed, launched and led photographic screening programs for disease surveillance that in each instance are still in operation. His interest in population health in eye care has spurred his interest in incorporating identifying “at risk” individuals for future chronic systemic disease in addition to the full breadth of optometric care including refractive and medical management of common eye conditions. He currently lectures on population health, health care systems, and the integration of optometry and primary care medicine.

Optometry Advisory Board

Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary  OD, FAAO, FORS, Dipl ABO & ABCMO 

Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary is a consultative optometric physician who has been in practice at the Charles Retina Institute (CRI) since 1996. Dr. Rafieetary is a graduate of Boston University and received his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He completed a residency in Primary Care Optometry and Ocular Disease at the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) and the Memphis Health Center. Upon completion of his residency in 1989, Dr. Rafieetary joined SCO’s faculty and served as an Associate Professor and the Chief of Advanced Ocular Disease Service and at the Southern College of Optometry until he joined CRI.

Dr. Rafieetary has received several awards including the SCO Faculty of the Year, American Diabetic Association’s National Achievement of Distinction Award, and the Tennessee Associations of Optometric Physician’s Optometrist of the Year.

Dr. Rafieetary has served on the board of several professional organizations such as the Church Health Center and the American Diabetes Association.

Dr. Rafieetary is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society. He is board certified by the American Board Optometry as well as the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. Dr. Rafieetary is licensed to practice Optometry in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Texas.
Dr. Rafieetary is published in numerous professional publications and lectures extensively on the subject of diseases of the eye with emphasis on conditions of the retina and vitreous. He was awarded the National ADA Award Achievement of Distinction in 2004.

GlobeChek™ Techs

Missy Ankney,

Joy Loudermilk,

Melissa Marini,

Vanessa Monto,

Felicia Sapp,

Melissa Wilson,