Dr. David Beisiegel (pronounced bicycle) received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Alberta and his doctorate of optometry from Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR where he received the Pacific University Optometry Outstanding Graduate Award upon completing his studies. He began his career by taking over a 100 year old practice in Pendleton, OR. He was later recruited to lead a group of 300 optometrists as vice-president of a large eye care company helping them improve the quality and consistency of service delivery. Dr. Beisiegel is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association, and Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. He enjoys skiing, camping, biking, hiking and scouting. He returns to Oregon with his wife Mary who accepted a position as OSU Professor of Mathematics.