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About Us

SEES Group operates multi-specialty practices and ambulatory surgery centers across the Southeastern United States and US Territories.  Together we serve our referral network of community-based optometrists and community physicians to provide patients with the highest quality medical and surgical eye care they need close to home.

Our Mission

To deliver the best possible outcomes for our patients, serve and educate our provider network and fulfill our commitment to our stakeholders.

Our Vision

We strive to be the primary choice for eye care referrals in the communities we serve by creating a professional eye care community founded on the provision of high quality patient care, education and service.

Our Commitment to Our Stakeholders


To provide our patients with the highest quality medical and surgical care they need close to home.

Referring Network

Provide care that results in superior patient outcomes and experience while minimizing the administrative burden of working with our organization.


Develop and provide support programs that improve clinical outcomes, grow the physicians’ practices, and minimize administrative burdens.


Develop and maintain programs to improve employee welfare, growth, and empowerment.


Improve satisfaction of our Stakeholders while developing programs that maximize growth, efficiency, and value of the organization.

Our Leadership

Our team of experienced business executives and operations experts leads with integrity and expertise, putting our mission and vision into action every day.

Mike Labedz


Paul Batson

Paul Batson, O.D.

VP of Regional Operations

Leann Benson, Director of Compliance

Leanne Benson

Director of Compliance

John R. Bierly, M.D.

John R. Bierly, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer,
Co-Founder of SEES

Danny Bundren

Danny Bundren

Chief Development Officer, VP of Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Scott Burleyson, Chief Financial Officer

Scott Burleyson

Chief Financial Officer

Daryl Mann, O.D.

Daryl Mann, O.D.

VP of Physician Relations,
Co-Founder of SEES

Kalina Patel, Regional Director, East TN

Kalina Patel

 Regional Director, East TN

Amy Simmons

Amy Simmons

Regional Director, Middle TN

Olivia Ruiz

Olivia Ruiz

Director of Human Resources

Emily Sanderson

Emily Sanders

Director of Continuing Education

Sean Sykes

Sean Sykes

Director of Information Technology

SEES Shared Values

Our core values form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves every day.


We hold ourselves to
the highest ethical
principles and
professional standards.


We respect,
celebrate, and honor
the uniqueness of
each individual.


We endeavor to serve
our patients, our
communities, and each
other everyday.


We practice empathy
and strive to understand
the physical, intellectual,
and emotional needs
of others.


We believe that
excellence is an iterative
process and seek
continual improvement in
everything we do.