Board of Directors

The Eversight Board of Directors form the foundation of our success by sharing their diverse knowledge, experience and passion for helping others.

Rashid L. Bashshur, Ph.D.
Chair

Rashid Bashshur, Ph.D., is currently the Senior Advisor for e-Health at the University of Michigan Health system and is Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy. Dr. Bashshur has been a catalyst for the development of telemedicine in the United States and worldwide since the early 1970s. From 1970-72, Dr. Bashshur also served at the National Academy of Sciences as a consultant on the use of telecommunications to support rural health programs. Later , Dr. Bashshur was commissioned by the Indian Health Service and NASA to report on STARPHAC (Space Technology Applied to Rural Papago Health Care); this report was published as “Technology Serves the People” (1981) by the Government Printing Office. Dr. Bashshur served as Scientific Program Chair of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Meeting in 1997, and as co-chair in 1998, 1999 and 2000. He was elected President in 2000 and is now President-Emeritus. Dr. Bashshur was the senior editor of three reports on telemedicine submitted to the U.S. Congress in 1994, 1995 and 2001. He has published extensively and co-founded the Telemedicine Journal, a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal, and served as Editor-in-Chief from 1995 to 2005, now Editor-in-Chief Emeritus. Among his recent publications, Dr. Bashshur co-authored “The History of Telemedicine, Evolution, Context and Transformation” in 2009.

In January 2000, Dr. Bashshur chaired a WHO “International Consultation” in Geneva, to develop a global strategy for telemedicine. In August 2001, he co-chaired the International State of the Art Symposium on Telemedicine/Telehealth, which was co-sponsored by the UMHS and by WHO. In 2004, he chaired the Second International Conference on Future Directions for Telemedicine. The proceedings from both conferences were published in the Telemedicine and e-Health Journal. Dr. Bashshur convenes an annual symposium on Telemedicine at the Henry Ford Health System.

In May 2015, Dr. Bashshur was presented with a special award at the ATA 2015 Annual Meeting, the first ever ATA Medal-Distinguished Service Award, established as one of the ATA’s highest awards. It is presented only on occasion to an individual for the highest level of achievement in the telemedicine and telehealth field.

Jarold A. Anderson
Vice Chair

Jarold (Jerry) Anderson is an advisor and board member for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network, where he served as president and chief executive officer for 25 years before retiring in December 2012. Prior to joining Gift of Hope in 1987, Mr. Anderson was executive director of administration at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in Chicago. He has held officer and board positions with numerous local and national organizations in the donation and transplant field, including positions as president of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations and officer and board member of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). Mr. Anderson is also a founding board member and past chairperson of AlloSource, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of bone and soft tissue allografts, and a member of the American Association of Tissue Banks. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago, and completed additional graduate training at the University of Michigan.

Gary Babcock
Treasurer

Gary Babcock has been a Lion for more than 30 years. He has served multiple officer positions, including District Governor, Vice District Governor, Cabinet Treasurer and Zone Chairman, and is Treasurer of the Lions of Michigan Foundation. Mr. Babcock is also a trustee and Board Member for the Napoleon United Methodist Church. He was awarded the Lions Clubs International Distinguished Leadership Medal, LCIF Melvin Jones Fellowship, LMSF John S. and Noel Benefactor Awards, LMSF Ken Lautzenheiser Service Award, two International President’s Appreciation Awards and two District Governor’s Appreciation Awards. He was recently inducted into the Lions Michigan Hall of Fame. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ferris State University.

Patty Jo Herndon
Secretary

Patty Jo Herndon is the President and CEO of the Michigan Donor Family Council and also serves as the President of the Gift of Life Foundation. She became involved in the organ donation community following the passing of her sister, Ellen, in 1997. In 2015, her sister, Maureen, donated her corneas and provided scientists with the resources they need to find new cures and treatments for blinding eye conditions. Ms. Herndon retired in 2012, after 30 years in the insurance industry. She and her husband reside in Plymouth, Mich., and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.

Edward J. Hunter
Immediate Past Chair

Ed Hunter is Chaplain and Regional Mission Officer for Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Ill., and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Ill. He has served in the Presence Health System for 28 years. Mr. Hunter is board certified by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains and endorsed by the Diocese of Rockford. He received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore, where he continued graduate studies in theology. He completed his Clinical Pastoral Education internship at Children’s Memorial in Chicago. Throughout this time, Mr. Hunter has been committed to a comprehensive and holistic approach to ministry, embracing body, mind and spirit. He is a founding board member of the Greater Elgin Family Care Center and a member of the Elgin Salvation Army Advisory Committee. Mr. Hunter is a volunteer chaplain for Fox Valley Hospice, a member of the Northern Illinois Critical Incident Debriefing team and a proud member of the Elgin Lions Club.

Alan Daninhirsch
Director

Alan Daninhirsch is currently a registered architect in Connecticut where he practiced for more than 30 years. He received a bachelor’s degree from Pratt Institute in 1966. From 1966-68, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, commanding a float bridge company for most of his military career. Mr. Daninhirsch is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10361 where he served as Post Commander for three years. He is a Life Member of the International Association of Lions Clubs and has been an active member of the New Briton Lions Club since 1973. He has served as District Governor and State Council Chairman for the Association and has received numerous awards of recognition for his service. Mr. Daninhirsch is a graduate of the Lions Advanced Leadership Program and the Faculty Development Institute. He is a Director of the Connecticut Lions Eye Research Foundation, involved in the Lions KidSight pediatric eye screening program and serves as the Director of the Connecticut Eye Bank and Visual Research Foundation.

Danielle D’Arcy
Director

Danielle E. D’Arcy is a Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs & Co. in Chicago. She has a long history promoting eye and vision health after volunteering for nearly 20 years with Delta Gamma, a sorority that promotes sight preservation and conservation. Delta Gamma selected Ms. D’Arcy for a volunteer Cabinet level position to create and execute strategies for three new collegiate chapters; and she is a former President and Director of Rituals for the Gamma Pi chapter of Delta Gamma Fraternity. Ms. D’Arcy received her bachelor’s from Roanoke College.

Jonathan H. Lass, M.D.
Director

Jonathan H. Lass, M.D., is the Charles I. Thomas Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and has served as Program Director for Ophthalmology residency programs at Case Western and University Hospitals from 1993-2013. Dr. Lass remains on staff at University Hospitals Eye Institute, following 20 years of service as Department Chair, and currently serves as Medical Director for both Eversight Ohio and the Case Cornea Image Analysis Reading Center. Dr. Lass is on the editorial board of Cornea: The Journal of Cornea and External Disease.

Dr. Lass has more than 200 publications in the fields of corneal physiology and immunology, genetics, cornea image analysis and clinical trials of corneal disease. His research has contributed to major advancements in corneal preservation and transplantation, including the NEI-funded Cornea Donor Study, which found that donor age does not affect graft success or cell loss for the majority of donors aged 34-71 transplanted in the United States. Dr. Lass is the study chair of the Cornea Preservation Time Study, a multi-center prospective trial and the largest clinical trial in corneal diseases sponsored by the National Eye Institute, that examined the effect of preservation time of the donor on graft survival and endothelial cell loss following DSEK surgery. Among several other awards, Dr. Lass received the Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2004 and the R. Townley Paton Award from the Eye Bank Association of America, its highest award, in 2012. He recently received the 2017 Castroviejo Award, the Cornea Society’s highest award for recognition of an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of cornea and anterior segment surgery.

Dr. Lass serves as Medical Director for Eversight in Ohio and board member for the Cleveland Eye Bank Foundation. He volunteers with the Cleveland Free Clinic where he organized a free eye clinic. Dr. Lass is also an avid cellist and member of the World Doctors Orchestra.

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D.
Director

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D., is the Terry J. Bergstrom Collegiate Professor for Resident Education in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. He also serves the department as Associate Chair for Education and is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in the University of Michigan Medical School. His research focuses on the role of lasers in corneal transplantation, keratoplasty techniques and clinical studies in refractive surgery. He has been director of the residency training program since 2004 and previously served as fellowship director in the department.

Dr. Mian is an Eversight Medical Director, an Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) board member, a Cornea Society board member, a member of the Program Director’s Council of the Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology and a member of the Residency Review Committee for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. He earned his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine, completed a residency at the Wills Eye Hospital of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and is a former fellow in cornea and refractive surgery at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Elspeth Moore
Director

Elspeth Moore, B.S., M.L.S., was a high school teacher for more than 30 years. Ms. Moore earned a bachelor’s degree in home economics from the College of St. Elisabeth and completed her master’s of library and information science at Rutgers University. She is an active member of the West Milford Lions Club in West Milford, N.J., and served as Past District Governor. She is also currently serving as Campaign Sightfirst II District Coordinator. She has received some of the highest awards given by Lions Clubs, including the International President’s Leadership Award, the MD16 Harold Nutter Award, International President’s Leadership Award, the International President’s Certificate and the International Melvin Jones Fellow. Ms. Moore has served the Lions of New Jersey as a past District Governor, Campaign Sightfirst II District Coordinator, Council Chair and State Advisor. In 2015, she was honored by Eversight in New Jersey as Visionary of the Year.

Katheryne L. Zelenock
Director

Kathy L. Zelenock is Chair of the Real Estate Finance Practice Group and a Member in the Dickinson Wright PLLC’s Real Estate Group in Troy, Mich. In her practice, she leads a team that closes commercial and multifamily mortgage loans across the country on behalf of leading national lenders. She is also co-Chair of Dickinson Wright’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and Chair of the Dickinson Wright Women’s Network. Ms. Zelenock is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of America, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, International Council of Shopping Centers and the Oakland County Bar Association. She is an elected member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and is recognized as a leader in her field by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Michigan Super Lawyers and DBusiness magazine. Ms. Zelenock received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and her juris doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Florence M. Johnston
President Emerita

Florence Johnston, M.S., served as Chief Executive Officer of Eversight from 1998 to 2004. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Michigan. Ms. Johnston has held a wide variety of leadership positions on boards and committees for donation-related organizations, including the Eye Bank Association of America and Gift of Life Michigan. Her professional experience includes positions at University of Michigan Hospitals, with the World Health Organization and as a member of the faculty of University of Michigan School Of Nursing. Currently, Ms. Johnston volunteers as docent for the University of Michigan Anthropology Museum.

Marilyn R. Lindenauer
President Emerita

Marilyn Lindenauer, M.P.H., served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Eversight from 1989-98. During her tenure, she served on the Board of the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) from 1994-98 and was a member or chair of multiple EBAA committees. She earned a master’s degree from the University of Michigan Department of Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan. Ms. Lindenauer is a member of the Ann Arbor (Host) Lions Club.

David Bosch
President/CEO
“As a network of community eye banks, we are committed to making a positive impact around the world.”

David Bosch was promoted to President/CEO of Eversight in 2019. In this role, he oversees strategic direction, management and operations across Eversight locations in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, New Jersey, Connecticut and South Korea working to restore sight and prevent blindness in the United States and abroad. Previously, Bosch served as Eversight President, Eversight Chief Marketing Officer and as the Director of Communications and Government Affairs for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network overseeing all public relations and marketing activities. An active leader in donation and transplantation for more than 25 years, he serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Eye Banking, the Advisory Board for the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation, and as an expert panelist for the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Transplantation. Bosch has extensive experience in grant project development and implementation and has served as Chair of the Advisory Council of Donate Life America and President of the Board, as well as chair of both the Board Communications Committee and the National Advertising Campaign Committee on organ and tissue donation. He is a member of Donate Life Illinois and the Michigan Coalition on Donation, and has served on the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Task Force on Multicultural Issues and the Crisis Communications Committee. In addition, Bosch is a member of the Positive Organizations Consortium at the University of Michigan and a proud member of the Ann Arbor (Host) Lions Club.

Medical Advisory Committee

The Medical Advisory Committee combines proven leadership and years of experience to provide unsurpassed clinical guidance.

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D.
Committee Chair

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D., is the Terry J. Bergstrom Collegiate Professor for Resident Education in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. He also serves the department as Associate Chair for Education and is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in the University of Michigan Medical School. His research focuses on the role of lasers in corneal transplantation, keratoplasty techniques and clinical studies in refractive surgery. He has been director of the residency training program since 2004 and previously served as fellowship director in the department.

Dr. Mian is an Eversight Medical Director, an Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) board member, a Cornea Society board member, a member of the Program Director’s Council of the Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology and a member of the Residency Review Committee for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. He earned his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine, completed a residency at the Wills Eye Hospital of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and is a former fellow in cornea and refractive surgery at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Lorenzo Cervantes, M.D.

Board-certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship-trained specialist in cornea, external disease, cataract and refractive surgery at Connecticut Eye Specialists in Shelton, Conn.

Jonathan H. Lass, M.D.

Jonathan H. Lass, M.D., is the Charles I. Thomas Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and has served as Program Director for Ophthalmology residency programs at Case Western and University Hospitals from 1993-2013. Dr. Lass remains on staff at University Hospitals Eye Institute, following 20 years of service as Department Chair, and currently serves as Medical Director for both Eversight Ohio and the Case Cornea Image Analysis Reading Center. Dr. Lass is on the editorial board of Cornea: The Journal of Cornea and External Disease.

Dr. Lass has more than 200 publications in the fields of corneal physiology and immunology, genetics, cornea image analysis and clinical trials of corneal disease. His research has contributed to major advancements in corneal preservation and transplantation, including the NEI-funded Cornea Donor Study, which found that donor age does not affect graft success or cell loss for the majority of donors aged 34-71 transplanted in the United States. Dr. Lass is the study chair of the Cornea Preservation Time Study, a multi-center prospective trial and the largest clinical trial in corneal diseases sponsored by the National Eye Institute, that examined the effect of preservation time of the donor on graft survival and endothelial cell loss following DSEK surgery. Among several other awards, Dr. Lass received the Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2004 and the R. Townley Paton Award from the Eye Bank Association of America, its highest award, in 2012. He recently received the 2017 Castroviejo Award, the Cornea Society’s highest award for recognition of an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of cornea and anterior segment surgery.

Dr. Lass serves as Medical Director for Eversight in Ohio and board member for the Cleveland Eye Bank Foundation. He volunteers with the Cleveland Free Clinic where he organized a free eye clinic. Dr. Lass is also an avid cellist and member of the World Doctors Orchestra.

Roni M. Shtein, M.D., M.S. 

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

Elmer Y. Tu, M.D.

Elmer Tu, MD
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Director, Cornea Service
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Infectious diseases of the cornea form the core of Dr. Tu’s clinical and research interests.  Widely viewed as having special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of Acanthamoeba and other severe infections of the cornea, Dr. Tu and colleague Dr. Charlotte Joslin were the first to identify and study the statistically significant increase in Acanthamoeba keratitis in the United States. They established an association between a specific contact lens solution and Acanthamoeba outbreak, theorizing that an environmental change related to water supply standards may be responsible for the persistence of its increased incidence. Dr. Tu’s area of expertise also includes new and innovative forms of corneal transplantation and treatment of challenging ocular surface disorders. He is on numerous national and international committees and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cornea Society. He joined the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary faculty in 1999.  Dr. Tu is board certified in ophthalmology.

Education

BS—University of Miami, elected to Phi Beta Kappa
MD with Honors—University of Miami School of Medicine; elected to Alpha Omega Alpha
Residency—University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Clinical Fellowship in Corneal and External Diseases—Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami

Selected Honors and Awards

Chicago Super Doctors, 2012, 2013
Best Doctors in America, 1999, 2002 – present
Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists, 2002 – present
American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 2010
American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award, 2009, 2015

William H. Constad, M.D.

William H. Constad, M.D., is Clinical Professor at Rutgers Medical School and affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center and St. Barnabas Medical Center, and he has been in private practice with Hudson Eye Physicians and Surgeons since 1985. He served on the editorial board for the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine for several years, contributing numerous articles and textbook chapters to the ophthalmic literature. Dr. Constad specializes in corneal transplantation and external corneal disease, as well as specialty contact lens fitting for keratoconus and scarring, post-transplantation and post-refractive surgery. He serves as Medical Director for Eversight in New Jersey. In 2012, he was honored by Eversight in New Jersey with its “Man of Vision” award and received the Founders’ Award from the Eversight Board in 2014.

David Chu, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; Director of the Metropolitan Eye Research and Surgery Institute of New York and New Jersey; Ophthalmologist for the New York Jets.

M. Soledad Cortina, M.D.

M. Soledad Cortina, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Director of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Faculty Practice and General Eye Clinic at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois College of Medicine

Catharine J. Crockett, M.D.

Board-certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship-trained specialist at Eye Surgical Associates in Champaign, Ill.

Jeffrey Goshe, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of 
Case Western Reserve University; Residency Program Director at Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute.

Gregory I. Halperin, M.D. 

Board-certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship-trained specialist at Gailey Eye Clinic in Bloomington, Ill.

Christopher Hood, M.D. 

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

Mark A. Lister, M.D. 

Director of Cornea, External Disease and Ophthalmic Surgery at Metropolitan Hospital; Ocean County Medical Center; Hoboken University Medical Center in Jersey City; Co-director of corneal services at St. George’s University School of Medicine; Director of Cornea Services at Children’s Eye Care Center of New Jersey, at Clara Maass; Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College and Rutgers University Medical School.

Marian Macsai, M.D.

Chief of Ophthalmology at NorthShore University HealthSystem; Professor of Ophthalmology at 
University of Chicago.

Allen S. Roth, M.D., F.A.C.S. 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Department of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute.

H. Kaz Soong, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

Alan Sugar, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center and 
Department Vice Chair.

Joel Sugar, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor in Ophthalmology, Cornea Service and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago; Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Maria A. Woodward, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

Leadership team

Meet the dynamic team leading the effort to make vision a reality for people in need.

David Bosch
President/CEO
“As a network of community eye banks, we are committed to making a positive impact around the world.”

David Bosch was promoted to President/CEO of Eversight in 2019. In this role, he oversees strategic direction, management and operations across Eversight locations in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, New Jersey, Connecticut and South Korea working to restore sight and prevent blindness in the United States and abroad. Previously, Bosch served as Eversight President, Eversight Chief Marketing Officer and as the Director of Communications and Government Affairs for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network overseeing all public relations and marketing activities. An active leader in donation and transplantation for more than 25 years, he serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Eye Banking, the Advisory Board for the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation, and as an expert panelist for the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Transplantation. Bosch has extensive experience in grant project development and implementation and has served as Chair of the Advisory Council of Donate Life America and President of the Board, as well as chair of both the Board Communications Committee and the National Advertising Campaign Committee on organ and tissue donation. He is a member of Donate Life Illinois and the Michigan Coalition on Donation, and has served on the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Task Force on Multicultural Issues and the Crisis Communications Committee. In addition, Bosch is a member of the Positive Organizations Consortium at the University of Michigan and a proud member of the Ann Arbor (Host) Lions Club.

Julie Collins
Chief Financial Officer
"The gift of sight is truly one of the greatest gifts someone can give to another human being.”

Julie Collins joined Eversight in 2007 after holding positions as Managing Director at Comerica Insurance Services, as well as Director of Training and Development and Director of Accounting Services at Comerica Bank. Her 25 years of accounting, management and financial leadership has guided Eversight through a period of rapid growth in which the operational budget grew from $7 million to $24 million and the employee count grew from 50 to 170. In addition to her financial responsibilities, Collins oversees human resources, risk management, information technology and facilities at Eversight. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting from Eastern Michigan University.

Michael O’Keefe
Chief Operating Officer
“Eversight is committed to restoring sight and enhancing the lives of as many people as possible.”

Michael O’Keefe, CEBT, M.B.A., joined the organization in 1994 as a Laboratory Technician. Soon after, he was promoted to Laboratory Manager and then Technical Director of Eversight in Michigan. In 2009, he was named Executive Director of Midwire and built that service line to include 10 nonprofit eye banks and Vision Share. In 2017, he was named Chief Operating Officer with a focus on strengthening organizational compliance, improving operational effectiveness and delivering excellent customer service using principles derived from the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan. O’Keefe received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, is accredited to facilitate cultural surveys by Human Synergistics International and is a member of the Positive Organizations Consortium at the University of Michigan. He has served on numerous Eye Bank Association of America committees and sub-committees over the years including a six-year term on the Accreditation Board.

Teresa Clark
Vice President of Philanthropy
"It is an honor to work with such committed philanthropic partners in efforts to restore vision and prevent blindness worldwide."

Teresa Clark is a seasoned philanthropy professional with experience in all aspects of development gained through senior roles in the arts, education and healthcare. Her varied background includes more than 15 years of fundraising and nonprofit leadership experience fueled by a personal commitment to do good. Clark is charged with defining, planning and implementing all philanthropic efforts with emphasis on major and annual giving, and foundation relations.

Diane Hollingsworth
Vice President of Partner Relations
“We accepted the responsibility to provide the gift of sight 70 years ago, and we will not stop until everyone has the chance to live a life full of sight.”

Diane Hollingsworth has been with Eversight since 2010 after eight years at the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois where she served as Director of Medical Education. She also spent 20 years in senior sales and marketing management positions at IBM, Siemens & Rockwell. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University. Hollingsworth is an active volunteer of the Naperville Noon Lions Club, Chair of the Advisory Council for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Network and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Collin Ross
Vice President of Global Development
“Restoring sight is a catalyst to empowering self-worth and allowing people to contribute in their community in ways many had only dreamed before.”

Collin Ross, CEBT, has been with Eversight since 1997, leading the organization’s international efforts and building collaborative relationships with overseas partners. He has extensive experience managing Eversight clinical and administrative projects, including facility designs, strategic plans, and new programs and service lines. Ross holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Michigan State University, a master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy and is a Certified Eye Bank Technician (CEBT).

Michael Titus
Vice President of Clinical Operations
“Eversight is focused on delivering high-quality tissue and excellent customer service.”

Michael Titus, CEBT, joined Eversight in 2017. He is the former Chief Clinical Officer of Saving Sight, an eye bank in Kansas City, Missouri, where he successfully crafted the strategic direction of its clinical program, oversaw lab renovations and improved tissue quality and surgeon satisfaction. Prior to his time at Saving Sight, Titus excelled in various roles with Eversight from 2008 to 2013, including managing the laboratory in Michigan and playing an instrumental role in developing the Eversight DMEK program. He is a Certified Eye Bank Technician (CEBT) and currently serves on the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) Research Committee and Accreditation Board.