Founder & President, Cleinman Performance Partners
An entrepreneur and leader in the eye care community for more than 40 years, Al is best known as a strategist, innovator, and problem solver. He describes his passion in life as business: “I love business! Businesses where people are engaged with one another and where they fulfill the hopes and dreams of stakeholders. I love ideas and putting ideas to work. I am especially passionate about helping others see and realize their own vision.”
The creator of the eyecare industry’s first consumer magazine, the first computerized patient recall system and optometry’s premier wisdom-sharing network, Al has been leading marketing initiatives for decades. The industry’s most sought-after consultant on building large optometry practices, Al has extensive experience in marketing, strategy, new business development, succession planning and transactions. The author of A Different Perspective: An Entrepreneur’s Observations on Optometry, Business and Life, Al delivers motivational presentations to international audiences and has authored hundreds of practice development articles in optometry journals.