Vision Quest Speakers Announced

At this year’s Vision Quest Conference, we are launching an exciting new training approach during our education and training sessions! During the duration of the conference, we will begin to lay the foundation of what will become the industry-leading approach to associate training and education.

Our 2015 speakers will assist in preparing all Doctors of TSO and associates with the necessary tools to begin implementation upon arriving back to their offices.

Jay Binkowitz, President

Gateway Professional Network

Over the last 30 years, Mr. Binkowitz has had extensive experience in retail operations, merchandising & marketing, manufacturing & distribution, technology development, national sales, and on site interactive consulting. Over the last ten years he has dedicated his time and resources to developing lectures and workshops

at major industry events and has published numerous articles and videos for key industry publications. With the development of GPN he has created a unique support company to strengthen independent practitioners with new business management tools and processes. Mr. Binkowitz has and continues to develop critical information and philosophies to support and strengthen the goals of independents while working collaboratively with consultants, MBA’s and leading business owners.


Rebecca Johnson, Executive Director of Business Services

Gateway Professional Network

Rebecca Johnson is an enthusiastic and motivational ophthalmic staff trainer, a nationally recognized speaker, the Executive Director of Business Services for GPN

and Founder of EyeTrain4You. She has been honored as a recipient of American Optometric Association

Paraoptometric Special Service Award and Vision Monday’s “Most Influential Women in Optical”. Rebecca also is a regular columnist for Administrative Eyecare, Optometric Management, and INVISION Magazine.


Mark Hinton, CEO


Mark and the eYeFacilitate team deliver peer-proven consulting and coaching, which includes patient/consumer dialog development including strategic team-driven implementation. eYeFacilitate is well regarded as one of

our professions leading ECP practice development expert companies. Mark provides education and workshops for

such organizations as IDOC, PRIMA, Banzai, AOA, VEE and Transitions Academy! Mark is published in Review of Optometric Business, Optometric Management, as well as other industry periodicals.