Visioneering Appoints Peg Achenbach as VP, Professional Services

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Peg Achenbach, OD, FAAO.

ATLANTA—Visioneering Technologies Inc. (VTI) has named Peg Achenbach, OD, FAAO, as vice president, professional services and clinical science. In her new position, Dr. Achenbach will be responsible for increasing awareness of VTI’s portfolio of products and developing programs that help VTI better support independent ECPs to help them improve their businesses and clinical practices, according to an announcement. She also will work with leading ECPs in the U.S. and globally to expand participation in research studies and leading efforts to publish findings in key journals, Visioneering said.

“Dr. Achenbach’s impressive resume and career history highlight our goal to seek out leaders in our industry to help us tell our story and better engage ECPs,” Visioneering CEO, Stephen Snowdy said in the announcement. “We are pleased to have her join our team and look forward to the many contributions she will make to our organization as we seek to broaden our profile nationally and internationally.”

Achenbach’s professional career includes 16 years of private practice specializing in contact lenses and low vision. Additionally, she has been involved in research and drug development in oncology, HIV, dermatology and nutritional supplements as a co-founder of a biotech company. She is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE), the American Optometric Association (AOA) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO).

She obtained her undergraduate degree in aeronautics from the University of North Dakota  and her degree in optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry.