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Employment History

Professional Editor, Optical Lab Products

First Vision Media Group, Inc.


The Magnum Group Inc

Professional Editor


Manager of Distribution, Customer Service and Product Manager


lly Retired


Worker Bee

First Vision Media Group, Inc.


QSpex Technologies Inc

Position, Product Management

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated


Board Member
AR Council

Board Member
Polycarbonate Lens Council

Executive Vice President and Board Member
Walman Optical Company

Advisory Panel

Advisory Board Member
PixelOptics Inc

Member of the Executive Committee, Finance Committee and Board of Directors

Ultra Optics


California State University

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James M. Grootegoed, Optical Technology Consultant

Mr. Grootegoed provides market research and analysis on new product and technologies for Magnum's Optical Technologies Division. Mr. Grootegoed is a 30-year industry veteran in wholesale lab, sales, marketing, administration and corporate management. He retired in 2001 and is a consultant to The Magnum Group, Inc. as well as other ophthalmic companies. From 1982 until December 2001, Mr. Grootegoed served in a variety of positions with Walman Optical Company, most recently as Executive Vice President, and Board Member. Walman is the second largest wholesale laboratory in the USA with 21 branches in 19 states. During his tenure, annual sales grew from $56 million to $138 million. Prior to Walman, Mr. Grootegoed worked for Bausch & Lomb from 1979 to 1982 in product management and then as Director of Marketing for the Optical Laboratory Division. Mr. Grootegoed entered the ophthalmic industry in 1974 as a sales representative with Titmus Optical and was promoted to Manager of Distribution, Customer Service and Product Manager.
Mr. Grootegoed is a founder and former board member of the Polycarbonate Council and the AR (Anti Reflective) Council. He is currently the Technology Editor for a publication that focuses on lens processing, and has written many articles and spoken at numerous industry meetings and conferences. Mr. Grootegoed is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, CA.

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