Gregory T. Pierangeli ?78

Gregory T. Pierangeli

Class Year


Current home

Racine, Wisconsin


Biology and Natural Science

Current Position

Market Clinical Manager at MyEyeDr Wisconsin

As the market clinical manager at MyEyeDr, Gregory Pierangeli ’78 oversees approximately 60 offices and 80 optometrists in Illinois and Wisconsin. He also spends two clinical days per week in Wauwatosa, Wis. When he isn’t busy working or serving on a local board, Dr. Pierangeli stays connected with Carthage by attending campus events.

“I’ve enjoyed helping people live their best lives through maintaining eye health and visual health. I also enjoy providing mentorship to young doctors.”

Gregory T. Pierangeli, ’78

How has your liberal arts education benefitted you?

“Once I concluded a 20-year career in private practice, I ventured into rebuilding practices. This required liberal arts skills, such as analysis and problem identification, followed by solutions. Proper communication is always a key in any relationship, business, or life.”

Why did you choose Carthage?

“I chose Carthage because I knew I would receive a well-rounded education, along with extracurricular opportunities such as sports, Student Government, and a fraternity (Tau Delta Psi).”

What opportunities were made possible because of your Carthage experience?

“After Carthage, I was accepted to both optometry school and law school: Southern College of Optometry in Memphis (National Student of the Year, American Public Health Association, 1984) and John Marshall Law School in Chicago.”

What Carthage professors played a part in your success and how?

“Instructors who played a part in my success were Prof. Evelyn Crump, Prof. Teufel, and Prof. Ogren.”

What's your favorite Carthage memory?

“Some of my favorite memories include my life-long brothers from Tau Delta Psi and Carthage track and field.”

Tips for current Carthage students?

“Strive to do your best each and every day. Live by the Golden Rule. Be true to yourself.”

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