Concord University names Dr. Brad Lane Alumnus of the Year

Concord University has named Dr. Brad Lane as their Alumnus of the Year. Lane is a Wyoming County native who grew up in Mullens. He earned his undergraduate degrees in sociology, psychology and pre-professional biology from the Honor’s Program at Concord University in 2002 and 2003. He graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry with a Doctorate of Optometry in 2007 and joined Dr. Christopher Hansen as a practice owner of Appalachian Eye Care and New River Eye Care. In 2016, he completed an MBA and in 2020, he earned a Master of Education in Instructional Design. He is a past president of the West Virginia Association of Optometric Physicians and currently serves as Trustee to the Southern Congress of Optometry based in Atlanta. For his dedication to Concord University, he was named Philanthropist of the Year by the CU Advancement Office during Homecoming in 2021. He has created and funded two scholarships for Concord students.