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Joe Sicari

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of Paragon Holdings, Inc., Joe Sicari oversees all company planning and growth, as well as manages all sales, marketing and product development for two business units: Paragon Vision Sciences, the GP materials’ business, and CRT Technology, Inc., the Company’s Paragon CRT® business.

Sicari joined Paragon Vision Sciences in 1992 bringing more than 25 years of experience in the global vision products industry, including contact lenses, contact lens care products, sun eyewear, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses and surgical and diagnostic equipment. In 1994, Sicari purchased Paragon Vision Sciences from Pilkington Barnes Hind. With broad business experience, Sicari held various senior level marketing, sales management and general management positions with companies including Bausch & Lomb, Inc., The Cooper Companies and Pilkington Barnes Hind.

In addition, Sicari served as the president and director of a Japanese vision product company based in Tokyo for Pilkington Barnes Hind. In that role, he was responsible for capturing regulatory approval and successfully launching the first and industry-leading contact lens care products system in the Japanese market. Sicari also held senior level management positions living and working in Canada, Australia and the United States.

With expertise in overall corporate strategy, Sicari has served on company boards and corporate executive committees. He was a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization from 1992-2002 and is currently a member of the World Presidents’ Organization.

Sicari studied at Oxford University in Oxford, England, and graduated from The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., with a bachelor of business administration in marketing.

Paragon Vision Sciences Management Team

Joe Sicari
Chief Executive Officer

Toll Free: 800-528-8279 ext. 7615
Fax: 484-892-3226
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Rich Jeffries

Toll free: (800) 528-8279 ext. 7609
Fax: (480) 323-2912
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Natalie Stevens
Vice President of Finance & Operations

Chief Financial Officer
Toll Free: 800-528-8279 ext. 7677
Fax: 480-926-7369
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J.P. Wei
Vice President of Science & Technology

Toll Free: 800-528-8279 ext. 7603
Fax: 480-926-7369
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Ken Kopp
Director of Professional Services

Toll Free: 800-528-8279 ext. 7628
Fax: 480-926-7369
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Rafa Martinez De Salas
Vice President of Sales and
Business Development – Europe/Middle East/Africa

Office: +1 (480) 507-7601 x 7628
Cell: 0-34-6999-76369
Fax: +1 (480) 926-7369
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Lisa Nicolai
Customer Service Manager

Toll Free: 800-528-8279 ext. 7611
Fax: 480-926-7369
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