Thomas Bell, CMRP, (LTC-Retired) is the Director of Distribution for Visionworks of America, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Tom retired from the Army Medical Service Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel after 23 years of service. While in the Army, he served in numerous positions to include; Corporate Director of Supply Chain Policy and Compliance for US Army MEDCOM; COO of the West Point, NY Health System and VP for Support Services at 4 different installations. Tom received his B.S. in Biology from The University of Tampa and his M.S. in Logistics Management from the Florida Institute of Technology. He is senior-level executive with comprehensive knowledge and “hands-on” experience in the healthcare and retail industries, with a focus on supply chain logistics, hospital administration, strategic planning and organizational leadership. Tom has served as an advisor to CMA since 2013.