Purpose, Vision, & Mission

Black EyeCare Perspective, founded by optometrists Drs. Adam Ramsey and Darryl Glover, was designed and created to cultivate and foster lifelong relationships between Black eyecare professionals and the eyecare industry. Along with Drs. Essence Johnson (Chief Visionary Officer) and Jacobi Cleaver (Director of Program Management), Black EyeCare Perspective is redefining the color of the eyecare industry 1% at a time by creating a pipeline for Black students into optometry. Black EyeCare Perspective believes you must be targeted in your recruitment and intentional in your impact to increase the representation of African Americans in all areas of the eyecare industry. Their industry partnerships and programming support their 13% Promise, a call for equity in eyecare through awareness, actionable change and accountability.


Healthcare Enrichment

Black EyeCare Perspective is creating awareness and changing the narrative of the role of optometry from a profession, provider and patient perspective.

DEI Champions

Black EyeCare Perspective is creating brave spaces and facilitating courageous conversations within eyecare community through diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

Transformational Impact

Black EyeCare Perspective is changing the mindest of the next generation of eyecare professionals to impact the industry in ways we have yet to see.


Black eyecare professionals who are committed to redefining the color of the eyecare industry 1% at time.

Dr. Adam Ramsey


Dr. Darryl Glover


Dr. Essence Johnson

Chief Visionary Officer

Dr. Jacobi Cleaver

Chief Program Officer

Dr. Tiffany Humes

Business Transformation Manager

Sam Wallen

Executive Assistant

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