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Shopko Optical Announces New Vice President of Medical & Professional Affairs

September 14, 2021

Dr. Angelina Popovic joins leadership team with extensive background in optometry and recruitment


GREEN BAY, Wis.Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care services to communities for over 40 years, is pleased to welcome Angelina Popovic, O.D. to its leadership team as vice president of medical and professional affairs. In her position, Dr. Popovic will support Shopko Optical’s teams and doctors of optometry by providing strategic day-to-day leadership to support patient care and optometric services.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Popovic join our leadership team,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “Dr. Popovic is an experienced optometrist who also has a strong background in practice development and training. She brings a unique skill set to our team and we’re excited for her to leverage her knowledge and energy to influence our patient experience.”

Prior to joining Shopko Optical, Dr. Popovic practiced optometry at Visionworks of America specializing in primary care and contact lenses. She also served as a clinical preceptor for the Illinois College of Optometry where she assisted students in their rotations in her specialties.

Dr. Popovic received her bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry and Spanish from the University of Illinois Chicago. She also earned her doctor of optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry.

For more information, please visit the Shopko Optical website at shopko.com.


About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, is an affiliate of Monarch Alternative Capital LP. For more than 40 years, Shopko Optical has provided excellent patient-centric care and high-quality eyewear through its dedicated team of nearly 700 optometrists (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, SD, and WA) and opticians. Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2021 and beyond. For more information, visit Shopko.com.

For More Information, Contact:
Allison Tilque
Public Relations Specialist, Element
Phone: (920) 702-1244
Email: AllisonT@goelement.com

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