Dr. Myers grew up in Groveport, Ohio, a neighboring town to Canal Winchester. After graduating from Groveport-Madison High School, he attended and graduated from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio with a B.A. in Chemistry.
During his time at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, he was active in Epsilon Psi Epsilon, serving as a Board member for two years. Additionally, he was Class President, graduating in 1984.
His professional career began in this practice as an associate of Dr. David Dickson. He purchased the practice from Dr. Dickson in 1985. He holds a faculty appointment from The Ohio State University College of Optometry as a Professor of Clinical Practice, precepting students in the practice on Mondays, and has done teaching on campus in the Junior clinic, Ocular Disease clinic, as well as off-campus at the Chillicothe VAMC.
He is a member of the Central Ohio, Ohio, & American Optometric Associations and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Myers is a Past President of the Ohio Optometric Association, a former Chair of the East West Eye Conference, Past President of the Ohio Optometric Foundation, and a past Governor of the Central Ohio Optometric Association. He served as the Chair of the Exhibits Committee of the American Academy of Optometry for several years. He received the Warren G. and Ruth P. Morris Optometrist of the Year Award from the Ohio Optometric Association in 2003.
Currently, he serves as editor of the BuckEYE (The Ohio State University College of Optometry Alumni magazine) and was volunteer chair of the college’s portion of the “But for Ohio State…” Capital Campaign, meeting its goal ahead of schedule. The Ohio State University Alumni Association recognized him with the Ralph Davenport Mershon Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership and service to The Ohio State University. He also serves as a member of the Industry Relations Center Executive Committee of the American Optometric Association and formerly served on the Alumni Council for Otterbein University.
In the community, Dr. Myers is a Past President of the Groveport Lions Club. He has been active in the Groveport United Methodist Church leading adult Bible study and was influential in the creation of an after-school readingtutoring program at the church. He has chaired the finance committee and served as Lay Leader of the congregation for 4 years. He has also been an active member of the Reynoldsburg Emmaus Community, serving on the Board and as weekend Lay Director twice. In the Scouting program, Dr. Myers’ involvement has been in the areas of adult leader training and high adventure trips, and has been recognized with the Silver Beaver Award and Honor Medal with Crossed Palms.
Beginning In 2010, he traveled to Liberia in West Africa with David Kudel, a native Liberian, who is a member of the church. They interviewed students at the Phebe Community Lutheran School for scholarship consideration. As a result of the project, almost 700 scholarships have been presented to children in grades K-12.
He has been married to wife, Joyce, since 1998. Their children include Amanda (Scott), James, and Jennifer, and a granddaughter, Isla, Sladen, Dorian and Margeaux.