Congratulations Marty

Marty, thank you for 25 years of outstanding, dedicated service to our profession. You have seen many changes over this time and have guided ASCO with your great leadership. Thank you! Doug Penisten, OD, PhD Dean, Northeastern State University – Oklahoma College of Optometry ASCO Board member

Longevity in office, alone, speaks for reliance and dependence by the membership and confidence in the individual. All of the “Marty plaudits” are justified. I was in San Juan and participated in his interview and retention. Moreover, I wrote a letter of congratulation to Marty BEFORE he was formally notified. (The other candidate, in my […]

Dear Marty, Thanks for hosting and moderating ASCO’s discussions and debates during optometry’s greatest quarter century of change. You’ve earned the peace and tranquility of retirement. Enjoy it to the fullest! Best wishes, Scotty Clifford Scott, OD, MPH President, New England College of Optometry ASCO Board member

I met Marty in the early 2000s in Orlando during Optometry’s Meeting. Marty struck a conversation with me in the lobby. Since then, he has been a trusted friend and colleague. Marty, you will be dearly missed! Shilpa J Register, OD, MS, PhD, FAAO, FNAP Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Optometry […]

Marty, what I will remember most about working with you for so many years is that you thanked me for my work at the end of each day. It meant more than you know. I hope your retirement is filled with trips to new places and many to Nationals’ stadium. Enjoy your retirement and know […]

Marty Wall has been a great supporter of optometry and education. I appreciate his experience, insight, and wisdom. As he embarks on a new chapter in retirement, we all wish him the best and thank him for his friendship and service to our profession. Stanley Woo, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO Dean, Southern California College of […]

I think I first met Marty Wall in 1992 during the planning and development of the “Curriculum Conference: Summit on Optometric Education.” I still have that blue binder on my bookshelf to prove it! Over the years I have learned a lot from Marty! He has taught me about many, many things including Dancing with […]

Marty – Congratulations on your much deserved retirement. You’ve guided the expansion of ASCO into an organization that serves the changing and diverse interests of talented faculty and member institutions. Thank you for your enthusiastic and skilled leadership in support of optometry and optometric education. I hope to see you in Saint Louis for the […]

Twenty-five years at ASCO?! I remember your first day as executive director and was privileged to work with you as we grew professionally and personally. I know you will enjoy “retirement” and the opportunities it offers for sharing your many talents with others and for enjoying more travel, baseball and lunches with friends! Pat O’Rourke […]

MW, even though you are retiring that doesn’t mean we should lose touch. I want to hear all about your wonderful travel adventures. All the best, Victoria Smith-Moore