Phernell Walker, MBA, ABOM, NCLEC

Phernell Walker is an internationally recognized educator, a Master in Ophthalmic Optics and author of the textbook Pure Optics. Phernell earned an MBA from Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon, is National Contact Lens Certified and  a graduate of Hillsborough Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Ophthalmic Optics.

Phernell received multiple awards for his work in optics including the Joseph Bruneni Award in Ophthalmic Optics Association of Achievement Award in Ophthalmic Optics in 2011. Phernell is on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Opticianry, the National Academy of Opticianry and the Commission Opticianry Accreditation.