Meet the Team

Janet Benjamin

Posted by on Mar 30, 2010 in Meet the Team | 0 comments

Janet Benjamin

Position: President / Founder Started at Laramy-K: 1989 WHAT DO YOU DO AT LARAMY-K? Instigate. WHAT DO YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT WORKING HERE? People – those who work here and even those who don’t – and weird RX’s. DO YOU HAVE ANY FUNNY/INTERESTING STORIES ABOUT LARAMY-K? The kidnapping and “negotiated” safe return of the singing birthday guy complete with ransom notes. WHAT IS THE CRAZIEST THING THAT HAS EVER HAPPENED TO YOU? Directing tourists in Ft. Lauderdale to the beach to watch the submarine races. FAVORITES COLOR: Purple FOOD: Charcoal grilled...

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Jack Benjamin

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Meet the Team | 5 comments

Jack Benjamin

Jack “J.B.” Benjamin (1937 – 2010) Born during the Great Depression, in Watseka, Illinois, Jack was the second youngest of six siblings. In 1955, he joined the Navy and served for 5 years as a Hospital Corpsman, spending time in the Philippines and Okinawa, Japan. His training in 1957 at the Naval Optician School in Bethesda, Maryland led to the lifelong career he loved so much. Upon leaving the Navy, Jack worked at Chesapeake Optical in Baltimore, Maryland before moving to Florida to work for Lens Tech, Inc., one of the first labs in the country to surface CR-39 (plastic)...

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John Larson

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Meet the Team | 0 comments

Position: General Manager Started at Laramy-K: 1989

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Keith Benjamin

Posted by on Mar 28, 2010 in Meet the Team | 0 comments

Position: Marketing and Business Development Started at Laramy-K: 2003 What do you do at Laramy-K Optical? Marketing and business development What do you like best about working at Laramy-K Optical? Working with my family, having the opportunity to be creative, and not having to wear pants What is the craziest thing that has happened to you while working at Laramy-K Optical? On a return flight from a business meeting, after the plane had stopped at the terminal and there was that silence after everyone has their bags waiting to deplane, my 3 year-old son looked up at me and...

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Kathi

Posted by on Mar 27, 2010 in Meet the Team | 0 comments

Position: Inventory Control Manager Started at Laramy-K: 1990

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Mary Olive

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010 in Meet the Team | 0 comments

Position: AR Lab Manager Started at Laramy-K: 1990 WHAT DO YOU DO AT LARAMY-K? AR Lab Manager WHAT DO YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT WORKING HERE? The people DO YOU HAVE ANY FUNNY/INTERESTING STORIES ABOUT LARAMY-K? Interesting: Showing senator Tom Harkin how to generate on a 113 WHAT IS THE CRAZIEST THING THAT HAS EVER HAPPENED TO YOU? Standing at a Three Dog Night concert and Gene Simmons walks in front of me! FAVORITES COLOR: Blue FOOD: Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, corn DRINK: Pepsi MUSIC: classic rock–Ted Nugent, Bob Seger MOVIE: Major League TV SHOW: Dirty...

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