Our Executive Team
Kirk Rothrock, Chief Executive Officer
Kirk Rothrock joined Superior Vision in 2013. He brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the health care marketplace, most recently as President and CEO of Sentient Medical Systems. Sentient is a leading national provider of outsourced intraoperative neuromonitoring solutions to hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Kirk’s previous positions include Chairman and CEO of CompBenefits, a leading vision and dental benefits provider, and Humana’s Senior Vice President of Ancillary Products.
Kirk is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and an MBA in Finance.
Mark C. Ruchman M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Mark C. Ruchman M.D. joined Superior Vision in 2017. He is responsible for medical policy, including utilization management, quality improvement, credentialing, technology assessment, protocol development, accreditation standards and clinical guidelines. He has more than thirty years of experience in eye care medical management. Dr. Ruchman is a Life Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Ruchman received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Williams College, magna cum laude where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from the Yale University School of Medicine and completed both his ophthalmology residency and fellowship in ophthalmic plastic surgery and orbital disease at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
Greg Pontius, Chief Information Officer
Greg Pontius joined Superior Vision as Chief Information Officer in May of 2013. He is responsible for system design and development, technology hardware management, telecommunications, security, and compliance. Greg has more than 25 years of IT experience directly in the health care sector, including leadership roles in two successful managed health care start-ups. He was most recently Senior Vice President, Business Quality Administrator at HealthSpring, acquired by Cigna in 2010, and UnitedHealth Group as Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
Greg received his Bachelor of Science and MBA, Finance, from Michigan State University.
Brian Silverberg, Chief Financial Officer
Brian Silverberg joined Superior Vision in September of 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for financial management and reporting, pricing and underwriting, treasury and financial operations, and strategic planning. Brian has held financial positions in a variety of industries. For the past seven years he was the Vice President of Finance and Business Development at EyeMed, playing a key role in that organization’s growth and success. Prior responsibilities include financial leadership positions at The Relizon Company and Ford Motor Company.
Brian is a graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University with a Masters in Business Administration.
Bruce Tavel, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Bruce Tavel joined Superior Vision in 2017. For over twenty years Bruce has been providing compliance-driven advice to national, regional, and local managed care organizations, with a particular focus and expertise on government programs. Most recently, Bruce was Associate General Counsel for EyeMed Vision Care and Luxottica Group
Bruce is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School.
Glen McDonald, Senior Vice President of Operations and
General Manager, Group Operations
Glen McDonald joined Superior Vision in 2016 as Senior Vice President of Operations and General Manager. He is responsible for business operations supporting the commercial group business, he also serves as general manager for the Rancho Cordova, CA office. He brings with him 28 years of experience in the healthcare industry and management consulting. Prior to Superior Vision, Glen held leadership roles with Blue Shield of California, First Consulting Group, and Kaiser Permanente.
Glen received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Strategic Management, from California State University, Sacramento.
Lisa Gray Olexy, Senior Vice President of Health Plan Sales
Lisa Gray Olexy joined Superior Vision in 2016 as the Senior Vice President of Health Plan Sales. Her responsibilities include managing the expansion of the company’s health plan business and the delivery of services to the company’s existing health plan clients. Lisa has 25 years of executive management experience in the healthcare industry, most recently as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Independent Living Systems (ILS). ILS is one of the nation’s largest managed long term services and support providers to government sponsored health plans. Her previous positions include Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales at ValueOptions, Inc., a leading behavioral health service provider.
Lisa is a graduate of the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Masters in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver.
Stephanie Lucas, Vice President of Health Plan Services
Stephanie Lucas became part of the Superior Vision team in 2013 when Block Vision joined forces with Superior Vision. Stephanie joined Block Vision in 1994 and was instrumental in creating and growing the Health Plan Services business. Her current responsibilities include expanding the company’s Health Plan Services business by developing relationships with new health plan clients and by partnering with existing clients on service area expansions and other growth opportunities. Stephanie also manages the company’s relationships with key health plan clients. She has more than 28 years of experience in the managed health care industry, including several years with a federally-qualified HMO.
Stephanie received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Franklin College and her MBA from Butler University.
Zon Dunn, Vice President of Provider Relations
Zon Dunn joined Superior Vision in 2001 and was appointed Vice President of Provider Relations in February 2007. Prior to that she spent five years in the role of Provider Relations Manager. Zon has more than 15 years of management experience in the healthcare and insurance industries. Prior to joining Superior Vision, she held positions with Access Health and Foundation Health and has experience in account management, provider relations, customer service, case management, fraud and abuse management, nurse triage, physician referrals, and disease management information.
Zon received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University and began her career as an ICU nurse in Texas.
Josh Silverman, Senior Vice President of Network and Corporate Development
Josh Silverman joined Superior Vision in September of 2013 as the Vice President of Corporate Development. He is responsible for driving strategic initiatives to broaden the company’s product portfolio, expand its distribution partnerships, and enter new customer markets. Josh spent the previous six years at UnitedHealthcare Vision (formerly Spectera) as Vice President of Strategy and Performance Management. Prior roles include financial management positions at Broadlane Inc., Caremark Inc., and Lynx Physician Billing.
Josh received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado and his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas – Dallas.
Thomas Luchetta, Vice President of Sales
Mr. Luchetta joined Superior Vision as Vice President of Sales in October 2013. In this position, he is responsible for managing the sales organization and developing new strategic distribution partnerships. Tom comes to Superior Vision from his position as Senior Vice President of Sales at Chesapeake Life Insurance Company, a division of HealthMarkets. Tom has also held sales leadership roles at Secure Horizons, a division of United Healthcare Medicare and Retirement Solutions, Manhattan Insurance Group, American Medical Security, and Humana, selling a broad portfolio of health care products through multiple channels.
Tom attended the University of California, Irvine.
Kathleen McMinn, Vice President of Marketing
Kathleen McMinn joined Superior Vision in 2014. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company’s marketing initiatives,
including market research, branding, digital marketing, public relations and stakeholder communications. Kathleen also manages the Business Development
function and is responsible for overseeing the proposal process. She brings extensive experience in business-to-business and
business-to-business-to-consumer marketing. Most recently, Kathleen was the Vice President of Marketing for TransitChek (acquired by WageWorks in 2013). She has also held vice president roles at Weight Watchers where she led the Corporate Wellness group, and at ADP where she led the Small Business Group Health operations.
Kathleen is a graduate of Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geological Sciences and also holds an MBA in Marketing from The Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh.
Amy Mann, Vice President of Human Resources
Amy Mann joined Superior Vision in 2014 as Vice President of Human Resources and brings with her more than 25 years of human resources management. Amy is responsible for all human resource programs at Superior Vision including organizational development, retention and recognition, performance coaching and assessment and management development. Her experience includes companies of varying sizes and spans an array of industries. Prior to joining Superior Vision, Amy served as Vice President of Human Resources at Cornerstone Records Management.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Florida State University.