Meet the Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer
Charles Smith joined Comprehensive EyeCare Partners in January 2019 as Chief Executive Officer and serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Charles brings 20 years of healthcare experience primarily serving in a variety of specialty-focused practice management leadership roles building and operating national provider networks in private equity backed and publicly traded firms.
He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Vantage Oncology (a wholly-owned subsidiary of The US Oncology Network and McKesson). Prior to joining Vantage, Charles was Vice President of Cancer Center Services at The US Oncology Network.
Charles holds an MBA from Texas A&M University – Mays Business School. After earning a PhD from the University of Nebraska (Medical Sciences / Biophysics), he accepted a position at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and appointment as a member of the clinical faculty at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Chief Operating Officer
Keith joined Comprehensive EyeCare Partners in December 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. He brings 20 years of healthcare experience across provider and pharmaceutical operations, strategy, innovation, and R&D.
He most recently spent 9 years at DaVita as a Group Vice President leading the Home Dialysis business, the largest provider of home dialysis in the U.S. Prior to joining DaVita, Keith was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group in the healthcare practice.
Keith earned a PhD in chemistry from Rice University, focused on the design of new cancer imaging contrast agents. He then trained as a post-doctoral fellow in the Radiology Department at the Stanford University Medical Center.
In his free time, Keith loves to mountain bike, fly fish, and ski with his wife and 3 children.
Chief Financial Officer
R.P. joined Comprehensive EyeCare Partners in September 2022 as Chief Financial Officer. He brings more than 20 years of healthcare finance experience from both the provider and payor perspective across private equity backed, publicly-traded, and physician-owned organizations.
He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM), which is North America’s leading fertility services network. Prior to joining CCRM, R.P. was the Chief Financial Officer for MD Now, Florida’s largest urgent care provider.
R.P. holds an MBA in Finance from the Goizueta School at Emory University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from Washington and Lee University.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Pat Bradford joined Comprehensive EyeCare Partners in December 2022 and serves as the Chief Human Resource Officer. She brings more than 25 years of Human Resource experience across several industries with the most recent 10 years in the health care sector.
Prior to joining Comp Eye, Pat was the CHRO with Elara Caring, one of the largest home health companies in the U.S. She has extensive experience leading organizations through growth, both acquisitive and organic.
Pat received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Denver with an emphasis on human relations.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband golfing and exploring the beautiful country in which we live.
Senior VP of Operations, Strategy and Managed Care
Marcia has more than 20 years of strategy, finance and business development experience with a focus on high-growth companies and the healthcare sector. Prior to CompEye, Marcia was an executive with the Business Development team at PharmaLogic, where she led the evaluation of growth opportunities for the company which included collaborations with pharmaceutical companies, health systems and academia.
Marcia received her Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, eating well and strumming on her guitar.
National Director of IT
Joe Mieszala joined Comprehensive EyeCare Partners in September of 2018 as the National Director of IT. Joe has more than 30 years of progressive experience in information technology and infrastructure, with the majority being in the healthcare industry and MSOs. Prior to joining CompEye he served as the Director of IT Operations for West Coast Dental Services and Information Technology Director for Hilton Hotels Corporation.
During his tenure, Joe’s focus has been building a team to support our practices while executing upon several IT initiatives to support rapid growth and scalability.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management/Finance from Northeastern Illinois University as well as numerous industry certifications.
National Marketing Director
Jennifer Morton joined Comprehensive EyeCare Partners in July 2019 and serves as the National Director of Marketing.
She brings more than 20 years of corporate communications and marketing experience across the government, hospitality, and health care sectors for companies such as Bechtel, DaVita, and Caesars Entertainment.
Jennifer received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications, with an emphasis in Editorial Journalism from the University of Washington.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and “fur and feathered” family, as well as volunteering in her community.