Our Leadership Team

Executive Management

Bob Ferrigno, CEO
Louise Sclafani, Vice President of Professional Affairs
Nick Brown, Chief Financial Officer
Vishal Mehta, Senior Vice President of Operations and MIS

Bob Ferrigno

Chief Executive Officer

Bob Ferrigno

Bob Ferrigno was appointed CEO of SynergEyes in 2018 after having joined the company in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Global Affairs. Prior to joining the SynergEyes team, Ferrigno served as the President of North America for CooperVision where he led the integration of the $1.2B Sauflon contact lens acquisition, focusing on sales infrastructure, logistics, operations and an aggressive launch strategy to rapidly grow contact lens sales in the one-day contact lens segment. Ferrigno also spent 32 years at Beckton Dickinson (BD) where he managed key areas including slaes, marketing, international operations and global research and development.

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Dr. Louise Sclafani

Vice President of Professional Affairs

Dr. Sclafani came to SynergEyes in 2017 while also continuing to maintain her optometry practice in Chicago, IL, and her position as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Optometric Services at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Sclafani is considered one of the most knowledgeable and well-respected educators and practitioners in the field of optometry currently, and she regularly represents SynergEyes at conferences, events, and advises SynergEyes procedures and product development.

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Nick Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Nick Brown

Nick joined SynergEyes in December of 2005 as the Financial Controller. Since then he has played integral roles in the strategic planning and development of new products, overseen compliance with state tax regulations, federal tax regulations, financial reporting and compliance. Nick has managed the Human Resources Department including payroll and benefit renewals since 2010. He assisted in the raise of Venture Debt and Venture Equity for SynergEyes to ensure the financial stability and positive financial future of the business. Prior to coming to SynergEyes, Nick worked as a Financial Controller for several other corporations.

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Vishal Mehta

Senior Vice President of Operations and MIS

Vishal Mehta

Vishal joined SynergEyes in 2005 and has managed all operational departments across R&D, QA/RA, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Logistics, Planning, Production, and IT. He implemented ERP and e-business systems that have modernized SynergEyes customers’ ability to place orders online accurately and with ease while reengineering operational processes for improving delivery times and quality of products. Vishal’s experience before SynergEyes in manufacturing, projects, and IT industry is extensive, and his insight has proved valuable across all of SynergEyes’ business units.

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