David Low, Co-facilitator
A sales and marketing professional with over 25 years’
experience in both the optical and athletic footwear and apparel industries.
David has represented some of the Worlds Iconic Brands, including, Reebok,
Oakley, New Balance, and presently Nike and Dragon Alliance.
One of 13 Brand Collection Managers for Marchon Eyewear Inc.
and the only domestically based API manager at Marchon. David is the Brand
Collection manager for Dragon Alliance, one of Marchon’s newest brand
acquisitions. Oversee 21 sales representatives from around the U.S. and
Caribbean, and work with Marchon Management on the marketing and product direction
of the Brand. Marchon manufactures 23 Eyewear(Rx and Sunglass) Brands. They
market and distribute these brands to over 75 countries around the World.
2014 -15 OCA Sacramento Chapter President. A believer in the
"Pay it Forward” mantra, I’m focused on our youth and young career
professionals and assisting in their development.
Enjoy skiing, mountain biking, and golf when I’m not working.
Karen Yip, Co-facilitator
Karen Yip is a Sacramento resident and has been on the board
for the Sacramento Chapter of OCA since February 2013. She is the Vice
President of Strategic Partnerships, Business Development Operations at VSP in
Rancho Cordova, CA. Karen has been with VSP for over 12 years and has an
extensive background in the insurance industry as a VP with Aon where she was
responsible for Risk Management Consulting for large clients prior to joining
VSP in September of 2001. Karen graduated from St. Mary’s College with a
BA in Business Management.
Karen’s involvement with OCA began when she participated as
a mentor with the MAAP program last year. Karen is a skilled negotiator
and excels at business consulting and problem resolution.