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Since SCO’s founding in 1932, the college has benefited from outstanding leadership that includes only seven presidents in our history. From our President’s Council, to a leadership team of directors and other managers, to our Board of Trustees, SCO looks for leaders who will work side by side with employees to meet the college mission of leading the profession. Download Southern College of Optometry's organization chart to learn more about the college's operating system.
SCO’s Board of Trustees include:
Ryan H. Powell, OD ’02
David Cockrell, OD ’81
Steven L. Compton, OD ’78
Anita Davis, PhD
Amanda Brewer-Lord, OD ’97
Mark R. Kapperman, OD '87
Jennifer Lyerly, OD ’11
Stacey Meier, OD '84
Lynn Shaw, Sr.
A. L. Spivey, III, OD ’67
Stuart Thomas, OD ’84
Leticia W. Towns, FACHE
Terry L. Tucker, OD ’84
Christopher W. Wroten, OD ’02
Wil McGriff, OD
Tessa Lau, ’22