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About Beverly

Beverly Roberts began her career in optometry as an optometric technician. Twenty-one years later, she currently serves as clinic director in four locations. Beverly’s experience, passion, and drive have motivated her to share her love and excitement about the world of optometry.

From creating and presenting courses nationwide to being in the front line of staff and employee care. Beverly strives to encourage everyone to shoot for the stars when it comes to being their best selves in their personal lives and career.

She continues to work with staff and doctors to become change-makers in the profession, making a positive difference in the lives of patients and staff.

Holding multiple certifications, Beverly knows the importance of consistency and hard work. In 2007, she received her first statewide recognition, the Mississippi Paraoptometric of the Year Award.

During the summer of 2008, Beverly was awarded the AOA Paraoptometric of the Year Award. Being the first recipient from Mississippi. This award is given annually to one national recipient.

SECO International showed its appreciation for her dedication and continued service to the optometric profession by awarding her the Paraoptometric of the South Award in 2014.

In 2015, she was given the highest recognition of having an award named in her honor, the Beverly Roberts Paraoptometric of the Year Award. This award is given annually during the fall.

In her spare time, Beverly enjoys spending time with her five kids and nine grandchildren. She spends time caring for her various animals and cooking. She is active in her church where she leads the children’s choir.

“Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.” -Unknown


  • 2007 Mississippi Paraoptometric of the Year

  • 2008 AOA National Paraoptometric of the Year

  • 2012-2013 AOA PS Council Chair

  • 2014 SECO Paraoptometric of the South

Professional Service

  • AOA PRC Executive Committee

  • Immediate Past Chair. AOA Paraoptometric Section

  • Chair, AOA Paraoptometric Section

  • Vice-Chair, AOA Paraoptometric Section

  • Secretary, AOA Paraoptometric Section

  • Trustee, AOA Paraoptometric Section

  • Chair, AOA Awards Committee

  • Chair, AOA Education Committee

  • Chair, AOA Para Membership Committee

  • AOA MORE Committee Member

  • Current AOA CPC Commissioner

  • Member, Mississippi Optometric Association Task Force on Paraoptometric Training

  • Member, Mississippi Optometric Association Conference and Convention Planning Committees

  • Member, Mississippi Optometric Association Education Committee

  • Past President of the Mississippi Paraoptometric Association

  • Vision Source Facilitator and Representative for Mississippi

  • Consultant for Silken Management Group

  • Consultant for Eyefinity Officemate

  • Lecturer - Many State Asso Meetings

  • Lecturer - SECO International

  • Lecturer - American Optometric Asso National Meeting

  • Lecturer - GWCO International

Awards Received


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