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We would love to discuss how FYidoctors can help you and your business. Any information we receive is done so with full confidentiality and will never be shared with third parties or used for any reason other than to discuss a potential partnership with FYidoctors. Contact our VP of Optometric Partnerships, Dr. Michael Naugle, directly at:

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Interested in accelerating your career at our Canadian laboratory, home office or one of our existing practices? View our open positions here.

Meet our team

Dr. Alan Ulsifer
CEO and Chairman of the Board

In 2008, Dr. Alan Ulsifer oversaw the creation of FYidoctors, which is still the largest business merger in Canadian history in terms of the number of companies involved. As the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr. Ulsifer has grown FYidoctors to over 250 locations.

Dr. Michael Naugle
VP of Optometric Partnerships

In his current role as VP, Optometric Partnerships, Dr. Michael Naugle oversees the growth and development of the FYidoctors banner in Canada and is a key figure in recruiting new ODs. From the company’s inception up until 2015, he served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Vice Chairman of the Advisory Committee.

Gord McFarlane
Managing Director of Corporate Development

Mr. Gord McFarlane has been with FYidoctors since 2018, first serving as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis before his current role. He has over 30 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, business transitions and business valuations and is an FCA, FCPA and Chartered Business Valuator.


Bill Hennessy
Senior Market Development Manager

Mr. Bill Hennessy has over 28 years of experience in the optical industry. Prior to joining FYidoctors he served as Marchon Canada’s Regional Vice President and has worked with numerous doctors and entrepreneurs as a business consultant. As Senior Market Development Manager, Mr. Hennessy helps our colleagues develop strategies for the future.

Mark Ritter
Market Development Manager

Mr. Mark Ritter has over 20 years of experience in the optical industry, working with reputable experts such as Hoya Vision Care and Optometric Services INC. As Market Development Manager, Mr. Ritter brings his skills for team building, presentation and customer service to connect with new and existing FYidoctors.

Susanna Di Cesare
Market Development Manager

With over 15 years of experience in the eye care industry, Ms. Di Cesare has developed a strong understanding of patients and doctors’ needs. As Market Development Manager, Ms. Di Cesare partners with optometrists to provide them the resources needed to succeed in today’s market while providing optimal eye care.

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