Jerry Werbner

For over 30 years, Jerry enjoyed being a behind-the-scenes contributor to countless visionary projects in the eyewear industry.

The companies he has worked with in Sales,
Collection Building, Designing, Importing and Promotion Include

Anne Klein
Glance Eyewear
Personal Optics
Laura Biagiotti
Alain Mikli
Donna Karan
Survival Optics Sunglasses
J. Line
Foster Grant
Blue Gem
Solar Shield
Max Studio

The accounts he has worked with in Sourcing Product, Curating Collections, Providing Private Label Products and Eyewear Training Seminars include but are not limited to:

Bergdorf Goodman
Neiman Marcus
Marshall Fields
Fred Meyer
Nordstrom Rack
Dollar Tree

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Lee Zaro
Product Designer and Factory Liasion
  • Eyewear Designer and product development specialist with 25 years of Eyewear experience
  • Product management and brand development specialist
  • Collection design analysis, brand analysis, color analysis and custom matrix analysis
  • Brand management and development to include trend forecasting and retail strategy
  • Case and accessory design and development
  • Point Of Purchase (POP) design and development
  • Factory relationship specialist for China, Japan, Italy, Korea and France
  • Cost management, margin analysis and market pricing analysis

Warby Parker : May 2010 – Jul 2015

  • In charge of the design and development of the Warby Parker Optical and Sun Collections
  • Started with the company 2 months after they launched and completely restructured their design process and factory production process
  • Responsible for integrating new frame factories and raw materials factories in order to grow the companies vendor base
  • Created all production tolerance levels and specification levels to yield the highest quality possible in the industry
  • Developed and managed the complete production lifestyle for each factory in order to gain 100% stability across each production line
  • Directed and oversaw LEAN production process planning
Viva International Group: Senior Brand and Product Manager : Mar 2008 – Dec 2009
  • Responsible for the design and development of the Tommy Hilfiger global eyewear collection
Marcolin USA: Senior Product Manager and Lead Designer Mar 2004 – Oct 2007
  • Responsible for the design, development and product management of the Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Timberland, Timberland Youth and Marcolin Kids optical collections.
Morgenthal - Frederics Eyewear: Product Manager and Designer Nov 1995 – Mar 2004
  • Integral part of the design team and technical director of the Morgenthal-Frederics Eyewear line Responsible for designing all frames. In charge of all factory communications.
OSA International: Consultant Designer Nov 2003 – Jan 2004
  • Contracted to help with the design and direction of the Fall 2004 Kieselstein-Cord Collection.
  • Reported daily to the COO regarding new concepts and design direction and created designs in both Optical and Sun collections
Signature Eyewear: Product Design and Development Manager : June 2001 – Nov 2003
  • Design and development of the following eyewear collections: Eddie Bauer Optical, Eddie Bauer Youth, Nicole Miller Optical, Nicole Miller Sun, Nicole Miller Readers, Dakota Smith Optical and Dakota Smith Sun
William McConaughy
All Around Visionary
  • Graphic Designer – Artist – Brand Builder – Consultant
  • Local, Regional and National Design Award Winner
  • Numerous Product Launches
  • Pro Bono Work in the Health field
  • Guitarist, Pianist, Calligrapher, Songwriter, Illustrator, Thinker and Modern Day DaVinci
  • Pictures are always worth more than 1000 words:
    See just a small part of his portfolio at Walkfly Design