Awarded Best Places to Work in Illinois

Modern Optical International has been named one of the “2024 Best Places to Work in Illinois”. This prestigious recognition comes as Modern Optical, a proud three-generation, family-owned business, celebrates its 50th Anniversary.  

Sponsored by The Daily Herald Media Group, the statewide program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Illinois benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. Through an in-depth company analysis and independent employee survey, judges assess company culture, benefit packages, and opportunities for professional growth to fully understand the employee experience.

“We are incredibly proud to receive this designation, especially during Modern’s 50 Year Anniversary,” said Ken Weissman, Modern Optical’s President & CEO. “Our employees are the very soul of Modern Optical. We strive to maintain a culture that encourages camaraderie and offers opportunity while evolving with the times.”


About Modern Optical International

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, Modern Optical International (MOI), based in suburban Chicago, is a family-owned and operated wholesaler of quality, affordable eyewear.  Recipient of the “Ultimate Partner” Award, Modern Optical is the industry leader in value eyewear and a managed care expert offering a broad selection of over 1,200 styles. Our Summit Optical Supply Division provides cases, parts, cleaning cloths, and more. OCHO Vision is Modern’s virtual try-on technology platform designed for independent eyecare professionals. Modern Optical Canada, a subsidiary of MOI, distributes all product lines of MOI. Please visit our award-winning website or call 800.323.2409 for more information.