Robert Deck, OD, is a business development expert from Oxford, Michigan, who has over 20 years of experience in the eye-care market. In his role as an optometrist at Todd Harris and Associates in Lapeer, Michigan, he examines patients’ eyes, using the latest technology to give them the most accurate assessment of their vision. Robert Deck also treats diseases and dysfunctions of the eye, including ocular infections and Amblyopia.
Before accepting his current position, Dr. Deck served as the owner and president of Eye Health Professionals. Building his practice from the ground up, he performed all startup tasks, from creating a business plan and budget to staffing and marketing. He trained staff, evaluated new products, provided patient care, and handled patient sales. He also leveraged his medical knowledge to make recommendations to patients about different treatment options or appropriate products. Under his guidance, the practice increased sales in each year of its 20-year history.
In preparation for his career, Dr. Deck received his doctor of optometry from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University in 1991, graduating with high distinction. He later completed post-graduate business classes in accounting, computers, and finance.